Michigan Tech News


Seismometer is shown near Clintonville, Wis.

Boom Time in Small-town Wisconsin

April 10, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech researchers lend their expertise and their equipment to Clintonville, Wis., in search of a reason for the booms that residents have been hearin g.

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A middle school student collects measurements on an EarthCache search.

Researchers, Teachers, Join Ranks to Make Earth Science More Engaging

April 2, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech researchers collaborate with public school teachers to make earth science more relevant to middle-schoolers.

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Community partners Betty Adio (left) and Deborah Nabirye help Stacey Frankenstein-Markon spread the word about women's health.

Peace Corps Volunteer Tackles a Sensitive Women's Health Problem in Uganda

March 14, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

A Peace Corps Master's International volunteer from Michigan Tech helps Ugandans improve women's health.

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

Clarkson, Alaska Fairbanks Win Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 12, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

"The best Challenge since we've began hosting it 10 years ago."

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Dylan Truskolaski of Michigan Tech, at the end of the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

Four sleds finish Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run at Michigan Tech

March 6, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Clarkson University, Michigan Tech, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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Michigan Tech's zero-emissions entry in the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Clean Snowmobile Challenge Kicks Off Next Week

March 2, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Grand Opening ceremonies slated for Tuesday, March 6

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Enterprise student Chelsea Smith helped insulate the home of Loren Kommes of South Range.

Enterprise Students Help Winterize Homes

February 13, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Enterprise students help winterize homes for low-income and elderly.

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Clarkson University's winning entry in the 2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Clean Snowmobile Challenge on Track for March

January 24, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

University teams vye to build the cleanest, coolest snow machines

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Cody Kangas, assistant director of pre-college outreach at Michigan Tech, fits Dow Corning self-adjusting eyeglasses on Mind Trekkers student volunteers, who will demonstrate the glasses and other science

Mind Trekkers Brings Self-Adjusting Specs, a Maglev Train to Einstein Science Expo

January 12, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

The Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers take their popular science road show to the Einstein Science Expo in Green Bay, Wis.

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Peace Corps Master's International student Ben Savonen is concerned about pure water for the world.

Swimming in It or Drinking It, Water Beckons Graduate Student

January 9, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Water pretty much defines Peace Corps Master's International student Ben Savonen's life.

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