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An artist's concept showing the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft is seen orbiting the moon as it prepares to fire its maneuvering thrusters to maintain a safe orbital altitude. Credit: NASA Ames / Dana Berry

To the Moon: Michigan Tech Alumnus Contributes to Lunar Mission

October 7, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Project will lead to revolutionary improvements in space communication.

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Students enjoy a break under the new umbrellas.

New Plaza and Gardens Launch Alumni Way Project

October 7, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A new patio and garden on the Michigan Tech campus--the first Alumni Way project--provide beautiful new spaces for relaxation.

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Art by Todd Johnson

Electrical Engineer Turns Particle Physics into Art

September 16, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

Particle accelerators have allowed scientists to uncover the secrets of physics for years, but one Michigan Tech alumnus not only ran one of these monster machines, but also used it to make pieces of art.

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Blizzard and friends at the Pasty Picnic during Alumni Reunion 2012.

Pasties and Beyond: Streetcars, Paddleboarding, Kid Science and More at Alumni Reunion 2013

July 26, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Fun for everyone Aug. 1-3 at Michigan Tech

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Rob Waara

Local Alumnus Engineers a Trip to Le Mans and a Career in Racing

July 22, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Rob Waara, a mechanical engineering alumnus, is chief engine engineer for the SRT Viper Le Mans racing team.

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Blocking the Scent, Enjoying the Good Life: Tech Alumnus Hunts for a Living

June 13, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus created Scent-Lok, a hunting clothing line that masks human odor.

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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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