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Lt. Col. James Spence

New Leader Commands Army ROTC Program

August 21, 2009
By John Gagnon

New Leader Commands Army ROTC Program

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Cafe staff

New Cafe Opens in the Library

August 18, 2009
By John Gagnon

Dining Services adds new venue

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Glenn D. Mroz

President Mroz Hosts Emeriti Faculty

August 13, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

President Glenn Mroz hosted emeriti faculty at a luncheon in their honor.

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Chili Cookoff 2009-Relampago Blanco

Chili Chefs Square Off Over Beans and Meat

August 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Chili cooks from Forestry, Accounting Services and Sponsored Programs compete for awards in annual Chili Challenge. 

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Glen Mroz, Jerry Ziarno, and Mark Mitchell

Belly Laughs All Around: The 59ers Remember

August 10, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

It started with certificates and pins awarded to the Class of 1959, as they joined the Golden M's: 50 years or more since graduating. Later, as the microphone was passed around, the stories began.

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Volleyball Coach Gonzalez

Michigan Tech Names Gonzalez Head Volleyball Coach

August 6, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Veteran volleyball coach Orlando Gonzalez has been named head coach of Michigan Tech's volleyball program.

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Firefighter Training

Tech Hosts "Hometown Heroes" Training for Emergency Responders

August 5, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Emergency responders practice firefighting, handling hazardous materials.

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Pasties with catsup

Something for (Most) Everyone at Michigan Tech Alumni Reunion 2009

July 31, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Tech Talks, gospel music, chili, basketball, pasties, canoeing, biking, hiking, waterfalls . . . 

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Construction Brings Change to Michigan Tech Campus

July 29, 2009
By Kara Sokol

Change is in the air—and on the grounds—of Michigan Tech thanks to an innovative new construction project. 

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Alumnus Jim Cooper

Remembrances of Dimes Past

July 27, 2009
By John Gagnon

We had the pleasure of talking with alumnus Jim Cooper, visiting from Arizona, who earned a degree in metallurgy in 1939 and parlayed it to worldwide achievement. Jim spent nearly 40 years in the mining industry, much of it in Mexico, and at one time his operation was the most efficient in the world. “That,” he says without a touch of swagger, “was probably, in the business sense, as outstanding as you can do.”

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