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New Superior Ideas Projects Seek Donations for K-12 Outreach Programs

October 14, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Two new Superior Ideas crowdfunding projects help drawn young people into science, technology, engineering and math.

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A Michigan Tech student intern working at Nucor.

Michigan Tech Feeding Michigan's Appetite for Skilled STEM Workers

October 10, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

October is STEM Careers Month, and Michigan Tech is stepping up to meet the challenge. 

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D80 Conference: Students Step Up to Help the Poorest 80%

October 8, 2014
By Monica Lester

At the annual D80 conference, student groups showcase their efforts to help underserved communities around the world. 

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Students experiment with a plasma ball at a Mind Trekkers science and engineering festival.

Dow Chemical Sponsors Great Lakes Bay Science & Engineering Festival at Delta College

September 22, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

The Dow Chemical Company, MIchigan Tech Mind Trekkers and Delta College bring science and engineering fun to the Great Lakes Bay Area.

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Students visited the Lake Superior Railroad Museum, where they got to ride on the North Shore Scenic Railroad.

Rail Transportation Summer Program Gives Students a Look Inside the Industry

August 25, 2014
By Erika Vichcales

High school students from across the country trek to Tech to learn about rail and intermodal transportation during a special summer program. 

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Malaysian students march in Parade of Nations.

Mahatma Gandhi's Grandson, Step Afrika! Dance Troupe Coming to Parade of Nations

August 22, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Arun Gandhi, the legendary Mahatma Gandhi's grandson, and the lively percussion dance troupe, Step Afrika!, are just two highlights of a week of festivities at the 25th annual Parade of Nations Sept. 13, 2014.

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This exercise tests balance and teamwork. . The metal cable is taut, but the cotton ropes are very loose and cross in the middle. The trick is to keep your body straight, lean into the ropes and trust your spotters.

Not Even the Sky's the Limit for Women in Engineering

July 28, 2014
By Monica Lester

High school girls from around the world get a hands-on taste of engineering during a summer scholarship program called Women in Engineering.

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Middle school students learn science as problem-solving.

Michigan Tech Receives $5 Million from Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to Reform Middle-School Science Education

July 21, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

With a $5 million grant from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, Michigan Tech leads project to reform middle school science education. 

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Chinese students and their dragon march in the Parade of Nations.

Happy 25th Anniversary, Parade of Nations

July 7, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Parade of Nations gears up to celebrate its 25th anniversary in September. 

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Tapee Saowalakkul works in Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Caryn Heldt's lab.

Houghton Held Chemistry for Undergraduate Interns from Thailand

June 16, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Undergraduates from Thailand learn about research--and winter weather--during internships at Michigan Tech.

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