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High school teachers Karl Balke, Mandy Frantti, and Todd Waurio in the flex-fuel engine lab.

Summer School at Tech: A Research Experience for High School Teachers

July 22, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

High school teachers come to Michigan Tech for engineering research experiences they can take back to their classrooms. 

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Benjamin Mays High School Enterprise: Growing kale in a tote

Lettuce Rejoice! A Garden Grows in the Food Desert

June 14, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

A Michigan Tech High School Enterprise team grows veggies for the city and excels at the world's biggest science fair.

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Getting a charge out of a Van de Graaff generator.

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Take Science Fun to Knoxville

May 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers take science fun on the road to Knoxville, Tenn.

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AT&T Sponsors Michigan Tech Hands-On Science Shows Across Northern Michigan

April 27, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

AT&T Michigan is sponsoring hands-on science shows by the Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers at four locations across northern Michigan.

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Houses are swept away by the gigantic tsunami wave that followed a March 11, 2011 earthquake in Japan.

Michigan Tech Responds to Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami

April 20, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech students, faculty and staff rallied to help victims of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.

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Callie Bertsch with school children in a Muslim village in Bulgaria.

Michigan Tech Tops the Nation in Numbers of Peace Corps Master's International Volunteers for Sixth Year in a Row

April 6, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

For the sixth year in a row, Michigan Tech is the university with the most active Peace Corps Master's International volunteers in the nation.

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Callie Bertsch with school children in a Muslim village in Bulgaria.

Michigan Tech Peace Corps Master's International Volunteers Make a Differenceā€”One Step at a time

April 1, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Three Peace Corps Master's International graduate students from Michigan Tech make a difference around the world.

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Michigan Tech observes World Water Day.

World Water Day: Making a Difference, One Drop at a Time

March 21, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech joins World Water Day observance.

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Michigan Tech's Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science supports the Climate Change Resource Center, which helps researchers and teachers communicate science to the public.

Making Sense of Climate Change: A Communications Challenge

March 17, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Researchers and graduate fellows--the next generation of researchers--work together to find better ways to communicate science to the public.

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Clarkson University's winning sled.

Clarkson Claims Top Spot in Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 13, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

University teams from across the US and Canada competed in the 12th Annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge. Clarkson University won top honors.

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