Michigan Tech News


Chemical engineering PhD student Brett Spigarelli with his team's carbon dioxide scrubber. His prize-winning poster focussed on improving the scrubber's efficiency. Sarah Bird photo

Michigan Tech Chemical Engineering Students Place First and Third in SME International Research Competition

March 15, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Spigarelli and Haselhuhn recognized for research in CO2 scrubbing, iron-ore processing

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Georgerobinsonite, a newly discovered mineral named for A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Curator George Robinson.

New Mineral Named for Seaman Museum Curator

February 29, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

A new mineral found in an Arizona mine has been named georgerobinsonite, in honor of George W. Robinson, curator of Michigan Tech's A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum.

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on-campus residency

Tech MBA Online Ranked Among US News and World Report’s Honor Roll Programs

January 10, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

The Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics' Tech MBA Online makes the honor roll of the first U.S. News online graduate business rankings.

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Tess Ahlborn

Ahlborn Named PCI Fellow

November 4, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

For "outstanding contributions to the precast prestressed concrete industry."

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Members of Michigan Tech's student chapter of the American Chemical Society, 2011

Michigan Tech Students Honored by American Chemical Society

November 2, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Group earns Commendable Chapter Award

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self portrait

Engineering Student Garners Statewide Art Recognition

October 11, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Mechanical engineering student Jared Schlueter's self portrait in pencil has been chosen to hang in the Michigan Legislature's House Office Building in Lansing for the next year.

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Wayne Pennington

Pennington Named President of American Geosciences Institute

October 5, 2011
By Danny Messinger

The 250,000-member AGI is a federation of 50 professional associations

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The image on the left shows a high concentration of chlorophyll in southern Lake Michigan. The image on the right, taken 10 years later, illustrates how the concentration of chlorophyll-bearing plankton has dropped.

Michigan Tech Faculty, Students Honored for Great Lakes Research

September 29, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Documenting a crash in phytoplankton populations

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Ralph Hodek

Hodek Named to State Fire Safety Board

September 14, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Board develops fire safety rules governing many public buildings

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Students in Michigan Tech's Aerospace Enterprise building a satellite

Michigan Tech Climbs in US News Rankings

September 13, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Tech listed among the best national universities, best engineering programs

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