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Federal Grant to Study High-Risk Alcohol Use on Campus

July 1, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has received federal funding to address a persistent problem on campus: high-risk drinking, which is a critical issue nationwide.

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Student Leader Dies in Car Crash

June 29, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Jacob "Jake" Parkhurst, a community coordinator and resident in Wadsworth Hall, died Saturday evening in a car accident on US 41 near Copper Harbor, just north of the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge.

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Michigan Tech Realigns Student Affairs to Support Diversity Initiatives

May 28, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is realigning programs to create an outreach and multicultural affairs center within Student Life, part of the Division of Student Affairs.

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Michigan Tech Students Borrow Less Than National Average

May 26, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Although student loans are increasing everywhere, the average debt that Michigan Tech students owe at graduation is well below the national average.

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Tech Student's Two-Click Calendar: Now Playing at an iPhone Near You

May 14, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Craig Otis didn't like any of the calendar programs he used in high school, so he made one himself.

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Kryptos Complex: Cracking the Mother Lode of Codes

May 12, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Computer science student Gary Phillips on his (former) fascination with a code not even the CIA could break.

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Michigan Tech Not Affected by Governor's Budget Cuts

May 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

An Executive Order cutting more than $300 million from the current year's budget does not affect the base budgets of the state universities, including Michigan Tech.

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Dave Bezotte: The Library's French Connection

May 1, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Heidi Bostic is happy to finally sing the praises of Librarian David Bezotte, whom she calls Michigan Tech's "unsung hero."

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Professor Perishes in Kayaking Accident

April 20, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Professor Richard Honrath, a leader of Michigan Tech's atmospheric sciences program and recipient of the 2006 Research Award, died Friday, April 17, in a kayaking accident on the Silver River in Baraga County.

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Women's Basketball Welcome Home Celebration Slated for Thursday

March 24, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The campus and community are invited to a welcome home celebration for the Michigan Tech women’s basketball team, who made it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division II National Championship in San Antonio. The Huskies were defeated by Minnesota State Mankato Tuesday, in a hard-fought, 61-53 battle.

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