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Middle-school science teachers explore new ways to make science relevant.

Teachers Work on New Ways to Teach Middle-School Science This Week at Three Universities

June 24, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Middle-school science teachers find new ways to make science relevant for students.

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Tolou Shokuhfar, assistant professor in mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics and Linda Ott, professor of computer sciences have been named among 100 Women in STEM by Insight Into Diversity Magazine

Shokuhfar, Ott receive Diversity Awards

June 15, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Tolou Shokufhar and Linda Ott, faculty members at Michigan Technological University, have been named among 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by Insight Into Diversity Magazine.

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Parade of Nations Announces its 2015 Theme

June 2, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

The theme for the annual Parade of Nations and Multicultural Festival in September is World of Lore and Legends

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A copper specimen from the Phoenix Mine in Keweenaw County. The red color comes from a thin coating of the mineral cuprite.  Photo:  Debra Wilson

Two Universities Collaborate to Preserve Historic Mineral Collection for the People of Michigan

May 12, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and the University of Michigan are collaborating to give the University of Michigan mineral collection a new home at the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum. 

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Children from the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Youth STEM Academy learn to ski on Mont Ripley.

Science Helps Students Master Skiing

May 5, 2015
By Monica Lester

Students from the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College's Youth STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy learn the physics of skiing on the slopes of Mont Ripley. 

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Noah Kelly setting out on his Bike and Build trip.

Michigan Tech Student Bikes Cross-Country to Help Build Affordable Housing

May 5, 2015
By Monica Lester

A Michigan Tech student heads out across the country on his bicycle to help build affordable housing.

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The PCMI student encouraged residents of Molocaboc, a distant island in the Philippines, to develop seaweed farming as an alternative way to make a living.

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Students Weather Horrendous Storms

March 24, 2015
By Monica Lester

Two Peace Corps Masters International students survive devastating cyclone and typhoon and stay to help islanders rebuild.  

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From the left, NMU President Fritz Erickson, LSSU President Tom Pleger, Michigan Tech Director of Career Services Steve Patchin (representing President Glenn Mroz), and Gov. Rick Snyder.

UP Education Partnership Honored

March 6, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech, Northern Michigan and Lake Superior State Universities win the Governor's 2015 Collaborate Award.

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Nasser Alaraje with his  embedded systems female class at Qatar University.

Hands Across the Sea—From Michigan Tech to the Middle East and Back

February 26, 2015
By Monica Lester

A Michigan Tech School of Technology faculty member finds teaching in Qatar quite different.

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Graduate students who are learning how to communicate their science work on their news releases. From the left, Anika Kuczynski, Professor Alex Mayer (standing), Patricia Spellman, Brian Danhoff, Nicholas Bolton.

PhD Students Learn to Communicate their Research

February 12, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students try their hand at writing news releases about the difficulties of communicating research.  

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