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Honors

Britta Jost, at left, and Kaitlyn Bunker.  Photo: (c) J.Dixx Photography (www.jdixx.com)

Society of Women Engineers Honors Alumnae, Tech Section and Members

November 5, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech alumnae receive awards from the Society of Women Engineers. 

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David House and Dick Henes, Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction winners.

Michigan Tech Honors Two Alumni with Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction

July 25, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Two alumni and longtime supporters of Michigan Tech receive Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction.

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Linda Ott Receives Michigan Tech's Inaugural Diversity Award

June 17, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

For her efforts to open the eyes of women and girls to the excitement of computer science

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Tess Ahlborn

Tess Ahlborn, Scott Miers Receive Michigan Tech's Highest Honors for Teaching

May 30, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Enthusiasm for the material and dedication to students are hallmarks of their teaching styles.

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John Johnson

Johnson to Chair National Academies Committee on 21st Century Truck Partnership

May 6, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Effort addesses engine systems, hybrid propulsion systems, safety and more

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PhD candidate Durga Pokharel, left, and his advisor, chemist Shiyue Fang, working out solutions to challenges in their research on purifying DNA and peptide molecules. Sarah Bird photo

Fang, Pokharel Receive Rath Award for Breakthrough Method of Purifying Biomolecules

April 28, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Honored for "exceptional research . . . that anticipates the future needs of the nation while supporting advances in emerging technology."

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Kathleen Halvorsen,

Kathleen Halvorsen Wins Research Award

April 17, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Honored as “a major force in joining social science with natural science and engineering disciplines.”

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Isle Royale wolves face harsh winters and suffer from inbreeding.

Michigan Tech Wolf-Moose Study Named to Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame

April 8, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Isle Royale wolf-moose study is being inducted into the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame

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Bob Johnson Garners NCTE National Book Award

February 13, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Humanities Professor Bob Johnson's book, Romancing the Atom, has won the 2014 NCTE Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication Award.

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Jay Meldrum

Jay Meldrum Named to SAE Board

January 27, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The board oversees a global organization with a membership of more than 138,000 engineers and other technical professionals. 

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