Michigan Tech News


Clarkson University's four-stroke Ski-Doo won the internal combustion category of the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

Clarkson, Alaska Fairbanks Win Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 12, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

"The best Challenge since we've began hosting it 10 years ago."

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Dylan Truskolaski of Michigan Tech, at the end of the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

Four sleds finish Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run at Michigan Tech

March 6, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Clarkson University, Michigan Tech, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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Michigan Tech's zero-emissions entry in the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Clean Snowmobile Challenge Kicks Off Next Week

March 2, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Grand Opening ceremonies slated for Tuesday, March 6

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Enterprise student Chelsea Smith helped insulate the home of Loren Kommes of South Range.

Enterprise Students Help Winterize Homes

February 13, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Enterprise students help winterize homes for low-income and elderly.

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Clarkson University's winning entry in the 2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Clean Snowmobile Challenge on Track for March

January 24, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

University teams vye to build the cleanest, coolest snow machines

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Cody Kangas, assistant director of pre-college outreach at Michigan Tech, fits Dow Corning self-adjusting eyeglasses on Mind Trekkers student volunteers, who will demonstrate the glasses and other science

Mind Trekkers Brings Self-Adjusting Specs, a Maglev Train to Einstein Science Expo

January 12, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

The Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers take their popular science road show to the Einstein Science Expo in Green Bay, Wis.

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Peace Corps Master's International student Ben Savonen is concerned about pure water for the world.

Swimming in It or Drinking It, Water Beckons Graduate Student

January 9, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Water pretty much defines Peace Corps Master's International student Ben Savonen's life.

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Valoree Gagnon and Brenda Bergman are graduate students who want to do a better job of communicating science.

What the Mining Debate is Missing

January 3, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students tap Michigan Tech expertise to communicate the complexity of the mining controversy.

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Aerial view of Michigan Tech.

Michigan Tech Among Universities Receiving $6.63 Million in State Economic Development Funding

November 10, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech shares in a $6.63 million dollar state economic development initiative to improve university-industry relationships and expand tech-transfer capabilities.  

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Michigan Tech will use new NSF grant to conduct Pan American biofuels/bioenergy sustainability research and education.

Sustainable Futures Institute Receives $750,000 NSF Grant

October 25, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Sustainable Futures Institute has been awarded a $749,996 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a roadmap for  biofuels and bionergy sustainability research and education in the Pan American region.

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