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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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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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