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GM, Square One Sponsor 3D Printer Workshop for Teachers

July 29, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

High school teachers are learning to build open-source RepRap 3D printers at Michigan Tech.

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Geology Grad Student Helps Indonesians Understand Their Volcanoes

July 19, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Geology Peace Corps Masters International student Jay Wellik investigates volcanoes in Indonesia and helps the locals understand them.

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Is Michigan Tech for Me? Community College Students Get an Inside Look at University

July 18, 2013
By Danny Messinger

13th annual MICUP/MI–LSAMP program offers community college students a look inside a Michigan Tech education.

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What Boy Scout could resist liquid nitrogen ice cream?

It Looks Like Magic—but It’s Really Science

July 15, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Mind Trekkers take their traveling science show to the national Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.

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Teachers examine plants growing near the shores of Lake Superior.

Teachers Learn to Bring Global Change to Life in their Classrooms

July 9, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Middle and high school teachers come to Summer Teacher Institute to learn ways to bring global change issues to life in their classrooms.

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Running on oobleck, a liquid that acts like a solid, is one of the Mind Trekkers' most popular science activities.

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Partners with National Science Festivals

July 2, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Mind Trekkers partners with producers of national science festivals. 

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In November 2009, the muddy north slopes of San Vicente volcano gave way, destroying communities and killing hundreds. Michigan Tech and University of El Salvador scientists are working together to help mitigate future disasters. Fredy Cruz photo

PEER Program Crosses Borders to Save Lives

July 2, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Program brings Latin American scientists to Michigan Tech for remote-sensing workshop designed to mitigate natural disasters.

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Students excavating in historic Clifton, the Keweenaw's first successful mining community.  Photo by Timothy Scarlett.

Archaeology Tours at the Cliff Mine, Clifton

June 7, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Weekend tours begin June 15 and run through the end of the month.

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Students and teachers from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Ontario will have a chance to explore Lake Superior on the Research Vessel Agassiz during the Lake Superior Youth Symposium at Michigan Tech.

Students, Teachers Gather at Tech to Learn about Lake Superior

May 14, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Teachers and students from Great Lakes states and Canada gather at Michigan Tech for 10th Biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium.

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Michigan Tech Launches 3D Printers for Peace Contest

May 8, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Designs should help address problems plaguing humanity

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