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Philanthropy

Dennis Wiitanen, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering

Endowed Professorship to Honor Longtime Michigan Tech Faculty Member

December 4, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

A $1 million endowment funds the Dennis Wiitanen Professorship in Electric Power Systems

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Dallas Smolarek tests the properties of parts in the DENSO Student Design Center at the Keweenaw Research Center.

DENSO Student Design Center Expands Horizons of Michigan Tech Engineering Students

December 15, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

A grant from the DENSO North America Foundation is supporting invaluable hands-on design experiences for Michigan Tech engineering students.

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James Trethewey cites Tech's unique culture as one reason for the generosity he and his wife, Dee, display toward the University.

Tretheweys Create Endowed Professorship for Portfolio Management Program

October 19, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

The gift supports the real-life student investment program launched by Dean Johnson in 1998.

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dedication crowd

Business School Dedicates LSGI Trading Room

October 12, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

The new LSGI Trading Room is now home to Michigan Tech's Applied Portfolio Management Program, which invests $1 million of real money in the stock market. 

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Franklin St. John

St. John Family Provides Another $1 Million Estate Gift to Michigan Tech

June 8, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

To support scholarships, endowed chair

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Artist's rendering of the new Paul and Susan Williams Center for Computer Systems Research

Alumni Gifts Underwrite New Computing Research Center

January 31, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

A space where Michigan Tech’s computer scientists and engineers can put their heads together

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Peace Corps Master's International student Mariah Maggio addresses an international service symposium at Michigan Tech.

Michigan Tech Helps Those Who Help Others

December 17, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech's new National Service Graduate Fellowship program offers tuition aid to graduate students who have served in the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps or the military.

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Interactions between photons and molecules.

New Henes Gift Enables First Step Toward Institute of Quantum Phenomena at Michigan Tech

October 28, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Richard and Elizabeth Henes have given $700,000 to upgrade physics research facilities.

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Michigan Tech Kicks Off $200 Million Capital Campaign

September 30, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

With $125 million already donated, Michigan Tech has launched the public phase of a $200 million capital campaign.

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Mechanical Engineering Alumni Endow Three Associate Professorships at Michigan Tech

September 30, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Jeff Allen, L. Brad King and Jeff Naber today received endowed associate professorships in mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics. The donors are ME-EM alumni John Calder and Ron Starr. 

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