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High school students learn about pollution in the Great Lakes on a week-long biology sail on the schooner Denis Sullivan.

High School Students Sail the Great Lakes

July 14, 2010
By Danny Messinger

High school students from three states explore Great Lakes biology on the tall ship, Denis Sullivan. 

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Mike Link and Kate Crowley are hiking the entire Lake Superior shoreline.

It's Much More Than a Walk in the Park

May 21, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

A retired Minnesota couple is walking around Lake Superior to help raise awareness of the lake as a resource and fresh water issues. 

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Local High School Students Get Innovative for National Lab Day

May 6, 2010
By Kara Sokol

Local high school students get hands-on science, technology and engineering experiences on National Lab Day at Michigan Tech.

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Caleb Wendel, Michigan Tech alumnus and owner of The Bike Shop,  and Kyle Bordeau, president of the Copper Country Cycling Club, work on an abandoned bike.

Orphan Bikes Prepared for Adoption

April 21, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Students, alumni, campus police and local businessmen repair bikes abandoned on Michigan Tech campus.

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Michigan Tech, 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Madison Sweeps Clean Snowmobile Challenge, Tech Nabs a Silver

March 21, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

A repeat for Madison in both divisions of the Challenge

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Young students have a hair-raising good time at the Einstein Science Expo

Michigan Tech Brings Hands-on Learning to Wisconsin Youth

March 17, 2010
By Kara Sokol

Michigan Tech Youth Programs delivers a hair-raising good time at Wisconsin Einstein Project Science Expo.

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Wisconsin-Madison's Shawn Spannbauer completes the 2010 Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

Three Sleds Complete Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

March 16, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Minnesota-Duluth, Wisconsin-Madison, North Dakota State

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Chile Earthquake

Dispatches from Chile: Faculty Members’ Children Relate their Earthquake Experiences

March 3, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Children of computer science faculty member Chuck Wallace and his wife, Susanna Peters, a faculty member in social sciences, relate their experiences during the Chilean earthquake.

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Middle school girls discover that science is fun

Middle School Girls Get WISE at Michigan Tech

February 17, 2010
By Kara Sokol

Local middle school girls explored the excitement of science and engineering fields at Michigan Tech's annual Get WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) program. 

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Technical support experts guide transportation technology webinar participants through web-based training.

Center for Technology & Training Brings New Tools to Transportation Technology Transfer

February 10, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

A reorganized Center for Technology & Training is bringing web-based transportation technology transfer to county road commissions, cities, towns and villages throughout Michigan and across the country.

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