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Teaching the Teachers: Grand Rapids Science Teachers Converge on Tech

June 17, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A group of Grand Rapids middle-school science teachers are spending this week at Michigan Tech, finding ways to make earth science more engaging for students.

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Michigan Tech Partners With IBM in Global Rail Innovation Center

June 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

IBM is opening a Global Rail Innovation Center in Beijing, China, and the company has tapped Michigan Tech as one of only two university partners. The other is MIT.

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Michigan Scientist, Ethicist Urge Scientists to Speak Out on Environmental Policy

May 19, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Scientists should take a stand in the environmental policy debate.

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Low Tech, High Impact: Students Build a Grain Mill for Africa

April 28, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Africa is dotted with monuments to what doesn't work. Terry Woychowski wanted to build something that would.

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Governor Appoints Two Michigan Tech Deans to Wind Council

April 24, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech deans have been appointed to serve on the Great Lakes Wind Council.

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CN train traveling along the tracks.

CN Donates $250,000 to Michigan Tech's Rail Transportation Program

April 22, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

CN, one of the largest railroads in North America, today announced it has donated $250,000 to Michigan Technological University's Rail Transportation Program to create the CN Rail Transportation Education Center (CN RTEC).

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Three Detroit Teens Win Summer Science Scholarships to Michigan Tech

April 9, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has awarded scholarships for summer programs to three Detroit-area high school students for their entries in the Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit.

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Science Spectacular Reveals the Fun Side of Science

April 3, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Girls from across the UP and northern Wisconsin will gather at Michigan Tech Saturday, April 4 for a day of hands-on science activities.

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Entrepreneurship Flourishes During Tough Times

February 27, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Bad economic times can be good times for entrepreneurs, says Michigan Tech alumnus Kanwal Rekhi.

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Michigan Tech Rides the Rails into the Future

February 6, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is betting on the future of rail transportation by establishing a Rail Transportation Program within the Michigan Tech Transportation Institute.

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