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Michigan Tech student groups are crafting enormous snow statues for Winter Carnival.

Fun in the Frozen North: Winter Carnival is Coming

January 25, 2016
By Jennifer Donovan

Winter Carnival 2016 is poised to get underway at Michigan Tech.

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Kaila Pietila points to Malaga, in southern Spain, where she will be studying.

Marketing & Management Student Wins Gilman Scholarship to Study in Southern Spain

December 14, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Kaila Pietila, a fourth year marketing and management student, won a Gilman International Scholarship to study in southern Spain.  

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Martin Reinhardt speaks on

Being Indian Today: A View from the Inside

December 10, 2015
By Monica Lester

Martin Reinhardt,  an Anishinaabe Ojibway citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and a professor of Native-American Studies at Northern Michigan University, spoke about Being Indian today at a Native American Heritage Month program at Michigan Tech.  

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The ASPEN student organization backpacking at Isle Royale National Park.

ASPEN Prepares for Isle Royale Tour at International Environmental Conference

October 20, 2015
By Monica Lester

Students interested in natural resources and the environment have formed a student chapter of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources at Michigan Tech.

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Kyle McGurk at Forester Pass in Sequoia National Park.

Tech Students Challenge Themselves on Extreme Vacations

October 13, 2015
By Monica Lester

Summer vacation meant serious long-distance biking, hiking and running for three adventurous Michigan Tech students.

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Blizzard marches with students from Bangladesh.

Love the Parade of Nations, Win a Trip to Chicago

September 14, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

During this Saturday's Parade of Nations, people holding up signs that say "I Love (or heart) the Parade of Nations (or PON)" will be entered to win a trip to Chicago. The Parade kicks off at 11 am in Hancock.  

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A survey of Michigan Tech Students shows nearly all students feel safe on campus.

Michigan Tech Releases Sexual Misconduct Survey Results

September 10, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Nearly all of the Michigan Technological University students responding to a survey on sexual assault and relationship misconduct say they feel safe on campus, and most believe student safety is a priority of the University.

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One of more than 60 countries represented in the Parade of Nations.

Parade of Nations, Hancock Rotary Club Bring International Taste Treats to the Keweenaw

August 24, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Parade of Nations Week will feature a wine-tasting sponsored by the Hancock Rotary Club, the international parade and a multicultural festival including food from many nations, entertainment and a children's art display. 

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Photo courtesy Father Grubba: Reagan May in cockpit of her super late-model stock car.

Racing Toward a Dream

August 21, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Michigan Tech undergrad Reagan May spends the school year studying mechanical engineering. During the summer months she puts her education to work as one of the top drivers in the TUNDRA super late-model stock car series.

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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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