Michigan Tech News


Three festive participants in the 2009 Parade of Nations.

Parade of Nations Set for Saturday, Sept. 18

September 15, 2010
By Danny Messinger

"Many Nations—One Heart"

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“Proof”: Perfect for Tech

February 12, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

An old math professor passes away but leaves behind notebooks filled mostly with gibberish, and his daughters and former student must sort out the mess in Proof, a play presented by the visual and performing arts department.

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The Bald Soprano

VPA plays receive Kennedy Center/ACTF honor

December 17, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Two one-act plays by Eugene Ionesco have been selected to be performed at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival in January 2010 at Saginaw Valley State University. Michigan Tech's Department of Visual and Performing Arts produced the plays in October 2009. 

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Messiah Rehearsal

Messiah will put the campus, community in the holiday mood

December 3, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Tech Concert Choir perform Handel's Messiah at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, under the baton of new director Joel Neves.

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Crystal Shawanda

Native American Speakers’ Forum, Spirit of the Harvest Powwow Oct. 23-24

October 14, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Featuring performances by country music star Crystal Shawanda and amazing hoop dancer Lowrey Begay

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Gala Latina 2008

Gala Latina! Music, Dance (and Even Free Lessons)

September 30, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Learn salsa, merengue and cumbia and then dance to the most exhilarating music on the planet.

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Rozsa Art Gallery

Wasted Space Begets Beauty: Rozsa Art Gallery Opens Monday, September 28

September 25, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

What were once storage rooms and empty space has been transformed into something beautiful. Thanks to the estate of Eileen J. Niva ’71, the lower level of the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts now contains a gallery to feature various artists, and if their first showing is any indication, the Keweenaw just got a great, new artistic venue.

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The Great Lakes as seen from space.

Waterlife - a Great Lakes Film Epic - Coming to Michigan Tech Sept. 9

September 1, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A free documentary film explores human and ecological aspects of the Great Lakes.

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Parade of Nations Sept. 20: Differences that Unite

September 5, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

This year's theme: "Weaving Cultural Harmony"

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Frankenstein Reigns in Winter Carnival Statue Competition

February 8, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

Alpha Gamma Delta's icy interpretation of Frankenstein's laboratory grabbed first place in the women's group category.

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