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Demonstrators in Copenhagen, where the international climate change conference is taking place.

International Climate Change Conference: Final Dispatch from Copenhagen

December 17, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech graduate student and an undergraduate visit Copenhagen, Denmark, during the UN's international  cimate change conference. Here is their third and final report.

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Demonstrators in Copenhagen, where the international climate change conference is taking place.

International Climate Change Conference: Another Dispatch from Copenhagen

December 15, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

In the second Dispatch from Copenhagen, undergraduate anthropology major Cate Cogger reports on her experiences at the international climate change conference.

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Adam Airoldi with the World Wildlife Fund's

Climate Change Conference: Dispatches from Copenhagen

December 14, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A graduate student and an undergraduate from Michigan Tech are in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week during the United Nations' international climate change conference. They send dispatches from Copenhagen. 

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Hands-on science is exciting.

Youth Programs Helps Science Score Big with Young People

November 19, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

MichiganTech Youth Programs takes science on the road to Grand Rapids.

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Sparky, a barred owl

Birds of Prey at Michigan Tech Thursday, Oct. 29

October 28, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The public is invited to drop by between 5 and 8:30 p.m. to see raptors up close and talk with experts.

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Alex Guth in Kenya

Student Transforms into National Geographic Star

October 15, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Alex Guth, PhD student, online lecturer and Kenyan geology researcher, was tapped as an expert for a National Geographic television show airing next spring.

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Michigan Department of Education Logo

Michigan Tech Receives State Grant to Help Science Teachers

September 28, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has received nearly $200,000 from the Michigan Department of Education for a professional development program for grades 5-12 physics and chemistry teachers.

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Wall insulation

Michigan Tech Wins Ford College Community Challenge Grant

September 16, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is one of five universities nationwide selected to receive a 2009 Ford College Community Challenge grant. The funding will enable undergraduates to work with community groups and schools to help winterize homes of elderly residents of the community. 

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Family Engineering

Family Engineering Inspires Students (and Mom and Dad)

September 15, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

The Family Engineering program helps families work together to discover what engineering is, how to solve engineering problems and inspire some youngsters to pursue education and careers in engineering.

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MentorNet Provides Success and Service

July 24, 2009
By John Gagnon

MentorNet links students and young teachers with professionals for career guidance.  

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