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The Mechanical Engineer and the Sunken Treasure

March 29, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Alumnus Mike Milosh did the engineering for a sunken treasure dive for one the biggest gold retrievals ever.

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From Mechanical Engineer to Crew Chief: Michigan Tech Alum Hits the NASCAR Circuit

December 19, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Greg Ives, a 2003 mechanical engineering alumnus, is using his skills on the NASCAR racing circuit.

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Blizzard at the Pasty Picnic, Alumni Reunion 2011. Sarah Bird photo

Sign Up for Family Fun at Michigan Tech’s Alumni Reunion

July 25, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Family Engineering, Women of Tech, golf, men’s basketball and more

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Alumnus Brings Education to Ugandan Children

May 17, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Alumnus Jim Tanis and his wife, Jan, have created a foundation to help Ugandan village children succeed in school

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Helping Iraq One Project at a Time

December 7, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Tech alumnus Major Don Makay has established the Iraqi Hope Foundation to help Iraqis rebuild their nation.

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Tech alumnus Hajj Flemings featured on CNN's

Alumnus/Entrepreneur Featured on CNN

November 7, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Detroit area Michigan Tech alumnus/entrepreneur featured on CNN's "Black in America" Series

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No Fear of Failure: Technology Entrepreneurs Urge Students to Go for It

October 12, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Alumni entrepreneurs offered students and community members suggestions for starting up companies and succeeding with tomorrow's technologies.

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Staff Sgt. Chris Fessenden�s Traxxas Stampede, modified for reconnaissance in the Middle East

Alum's tricked-out toy truck a lifesaver for US troops

August 17, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Computer science grad Ernie Fessenden wanted to do something to help his brother in Iraq. He didn’t know how many other lives would hinge on his effort.

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Bud Rieckhoff '60 and Mark Jarmus '80 tour the Keweenaw Waterway aboard Tech's research vessel, the Agassiz, during Reunion 2010.

Alumni Reunion Kicks Off Thursday, Aug. 4

July 29, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Featuring old friends, pickled eggs, volleyball, waterfalls, a Tom Hanks movie, and lots more

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Keith Creagh '74, the new director of Michigan's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Michigan Tech Alum Tapped to Lead State Agriculture Department

January 11, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Keith Creagh: Good policy flows from inviting all stakeholders to the table 

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