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Downtown Houghton, just a mile from the Michigan Tech campus, retains its old-time mining town flavor.

Michigan Tech Named One of the Best Small-Town Colleges in America

July 30, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has been named one of the top 50 small-town colleges and universities in the nation.  

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Waving Goodbye, Huskies Style

Commencement 2015: What Has Been and What's to Come

May 4, 2015
By Kevin Hodur

Commencement 2015 has come to an end, and as now-former students—alumni—look ahead to what's to come, they'll cherish some of those little moments of what has passed.

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From the left: Kathy Pintar, Ben Bryant, Ryan Dixon and Brett Barker.

Graduating Veterans and their Guardian Angel

May 1, 2015
By Kevin Hodur

Getting to Commencement can mean some extra hurdles for veterans. Thankfully, at Michigan Tech, there are helping hands along the way.

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A Square Aware quilt handmade to draw attention to Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Square Aware Quilts Draw Attention to Sexual Violence Issues

April 14, 2015
By Monica Lester

Colorful, handmade quilts are designed to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence issues. 

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Army ROTC students get ready to take off on their early-morning cross-country skiing.

Army ROTC Students Ski the Tech Trails

April 2, 2015
By Monica Lester

Army ROTC students greet the dawn on the Tech Trails.

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University Innovation Fellows attend Epicenter training in Silicon Valley.

University Innovation Fellows Promote Entrepreneurship at Tech

March 23, 2015
By Monica Lester

University Innovation Fellows have been chosen from universities around the nation to increase innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. Michigan Tech has five of 169 fellows at 85 campuses. 

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Red Ridge Dam Falls.  Photo: Jacob Emerick, Waterfalls of the Keweenaw

Michigan Tech Celebrates World Water Day

March 18, 2015
By Monica Lester

World Water Day events span a week at Michigan Tech.

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Hard at Work

Because It Means Something

February 5, 2015
By Kevin Hodur

The All-Nighter is not sand castles on the beach. It isn't shorts and a t-shirt. Because it wouldn't be anything if it was.

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Alexis Schroeder (right) and a teammate sweep the ice to help direct the stone.

Michigan Tech Students Compete in National Junior Curling Championships

January 29, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Three Tech students sweep and throw their way to National Junior Curling Championships.

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1st Element sustainable bamboo-framed sunglasses.

Student Entrepreneurs Launch Sustainable Sunglasses Company

January 20, 2015
By Monica Lester

Student entrepreneur launches a sustainable sunglasses company.

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