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Amber Roth with the nets used to capture golden-winged warblers.

Michigan Tech Graduate Student Aids International Bird Rescue Effort

November 16, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech graduate student works with scientists and conservationists on two continents to rescue the golden-winged warbler, a tiny migratory bird that breeds in the upper midwest and Canada.

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National Survey of Student Engagement

Michigan Tech Students Report a Supportive Campus Environment

November 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

In the 2009 National Survey of Student Engagement, Michigan Tech students report a supportive campus environment, active and collaborative learning. 

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Golf Course in fall

2009 was Fine, but Golf Course Seeks Constant Improvement

October 30, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Beginning with the Par and Grill restaurant, Mark Maroste, manager of the Portage Lake Golf Course, says it was a very good season. But he has even more planned for the future.

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Powwow: Alumna Guides Youth, Celebrates Native Traditions

October 26, 2009
By John Gagnon

Native Americans, Tech community celebrate 14th annual powwow on campus.

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Safehouse Monster

CANCELLED--Residence Halls Host Halloween Safehouse Saturday, Oct. 31

October 23, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The Oct. 31, 2009, Safehouse has been cancelled to help prevent the spread of flu in the community.

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New homecoming activities this year included a tug of war and sand castles.

Homecoming Fun and Games at Prince's Point

October 9, 2009
By John Gagnon

sand castles, a tug of war and lots more

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Amanda Taylor

Vacationing with Nuclear Reactors

October 7, 2009
By Karina Jousma

A Tech undergrad who hopes for a career in alternative energy scores an internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Homecoming Powderpuff

Homecoming Powderpuff 2009: Fair Play and Aerial Assaults

October 6, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

It was the 2009 edition of the traditional Homecoming Powderpuff football game, and the action was spirited. There were a couple of differences, though: the cheerleaders were male, some in long dresses, and the players were women.

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Alpha Kappa Psi, professional business fraternity, helped stage the Career Fair. From left: Jonathan  Clifton, Shandre Huff, Keshon Moorehead, and Tom Brindley.

Career Fair Is All About Prospects

September 30, 2009
By John Gagnon

Students, companies compare notes for job opportunities at Tech's fall Career Fair.

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Dyke Family and Recipients

Remembering Erick: Largest Memorial Scholarship Fund Honors Computer Science Alumnus

September 30, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech alumnus Erick Dyke ’91 was remembered as a student who studied everything but his studies for a while. Then he met his future wife, Michelle (Gornowicz), also a 1991 Michigan Tech graduate. He started focusing on school, received his computer science degree and launched a successful video game development company, n-Space.

Erick passed away recently, but his memory lives on through an endowed scholarship fund, the largest such fund in the University’s history.

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