Michigan Tech News


Aaron Hemme took this photo of an in situ oil burn over the source of the Gulf oil spill.

Biology Alumnus Puts Education to Work over the Gulf

August 6, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Petty Officer 1st Class Aaron Hemme has been peering out of MH-60 helicopters and C-130 transport aircraft for weeks, searching for oil floating on the Gulf of Mexico.

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railveyor 1

Simple Design Equals Smaller Footprint: Rail-Veyor System for Mining (and More?)

August 5, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Tech Alum Mike Dibble creates a cool, new rail-veyor system for moving ore and more.

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Pasty Picnic 2009

Alumni Reunion to Feature Hockey, Local History, Outdoor Adventure

July 29, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Thursday-Saturday, August 5-7, 2010

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Eva Szyszkoski tending to the whooping cranes in her crane costume,

Michigan Tech Graduate Plays Foster Mother to Whooping Cranes

April 26, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech alumna works to help save the whooping cranes.

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Bhakta Rath

Alumnus Endows Bhakta Rath Research Award at Michigan Tech

April 2, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech alumnus Bhakta Rath has endowed a new award to recognize outstanding doctoral student research. It will be called the Bhakta Rath Research Award.

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Lt. Col. Otha Thornton serving in Iraq

A Dispatch from Iraq

February 12, 2010
By John Gagnon

Michigan Tech alumnus and former Arrmy ROTC commander Otha Thornton is working with troops in Iraq.

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Schmohz Brewery

Alums Team up to Engineer a Better Beer

October 6, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech alumni are brewing and selling beer in Grand Rapids, Mich. 

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Glen Simula, president of GS Engineering

Local Alumnus Makes Good: GS Engineering Awarded $25-Million Government Contract

September 29, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

A local firm with Michigan Tech roots has secured a $25-million, five-year contract with the US Special Operations Command. GS Engineering, founded by Glen Simula ’80, was awarded the contract recently. 

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