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A startling experience: Touching a Van de Graaff generator makes a girl's hair stand on end.

Making Aha Moments: Mind Trekkers and Industry Join Forces to Bring STEM Alive for Kids

May 7, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers partner with industry to take a thrilling science road show to Wisconsin school students.

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Michigan Tech Peace Corps Master's International student Mary Snyder helps villagers in Cameroon weed peanuts.

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Program Ranked Number 1 in the Nation

May 7, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

The US Peace Corps names Michigan Tech number one Peace Corps Master's International program in the nation for eighth consecutive year.

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Teachers get up close and personal with an African elephant.

Michigan Teachers to Explore Africa, Use it to Inspire their Students

April 26, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech' Institute for  Leadership and Innovation is coordinating a summer trip to Africa for 15 Michigan teachers, to encourage them to find ways to bring the excitement of Africa into their classrooms.

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Wisconsin-Madison, McGill Claim Snowmobile Crowns

March 11, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

The University of Wisconsin-Madison won the Internal Combustion category and McGill University won the Zero Emissions division in the 2013 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge at Michigan Tech's Keweenaw Research Center.

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Driver Chad Kromrey after completing the 2013 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

Six Sleds Complete Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

March 5, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Clarkson, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Kettering, Michigan Tech, University of Idaho, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Clean Snowmobile Challenge on Track at Michigan Tech

March 1, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Public invited to Public Display, acceleration and handling events, and more

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An 8th-grade Hancock Mind Trekker watches a

Eighth Graders Find Out How Much Fun Science Can Be

February 25, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Eighth graders in Hancock, Mich., Gear Up for hands-on science excitement.

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

2013 Clean Snowmobile Challenge on Track for March 4-9

January 17, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

New teams, new chance to support the Challenge

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It’s Nothing Like Home, but You’ll Like It Here: Recruiting International Students

December 18, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech is succeeding in attracting international students rfrom Brazil, China, and Thailand.

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Two Michigan Tech students enjoying winter

International Students Pump Up Local Economy

December 12, 2012
By Kevin Hodur

 A recent report from NAFSA--the Association of International Educators--shows that international students pump tens of millions of dollars into the economy every year. For Michigan Tech, the effects on Houghton and the surrounding communities are easy to spot.

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