Michigan Tech News

2008 Archive

Summer Reading Author to Give Talks Wednesday

August 26, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

At 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Dow 641

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School Builder for the Poor in Afghanistan, Pakistan to Speak Aug. 27 at Michigan Tech

August 26, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

Bestselling author Greg Mortenson comes to campus

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Tech Finance Student on CNBC

August 25, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

Business administration senior Tony Hellenbrand was interviewed Monday morning on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street".

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Open House Saturday for Prospective Students and Families

August 23, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech will be hosting approximately 300 prospective students on Saturday, Sept. 27

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Michigan Tech Moves Up in US News Best Colleges Rankings--Environmental Engineering Ranks 13th in Nation

August 22, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's undergraduate education has moved up this year in the top tier of national universities, according to US News & World Report's latest rankings.

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Safety First Alert Provides Rapid Communication in Campus Emergencies

August 21, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech is implementing an emergency communications service called Safety First Alert.

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Biochar: Grow Bigger, Better Veggies While Slowing Global Warming

August 20, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Biochar, an easily produced charcoal made by slow-burning scrap wood and other organic matter, enriches soil 880 percent and sequesters carbon.

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Up, Up and Away: Studying Volcanoes With Balloons

August 14, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech researchers are using meteorological balloons to measure volcanic gases as they erupt from Hawaiian volcano.

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Michigan Tech to Offer Transatlantic Forest Resources Master's Degree

August 12, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and North Carolina State will partner with Finnish and Swedish universities to offer transatlantic dual graduate degrees.

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Need a Ride? Want a Rider? Michigan Tech Has an Online Solution

August 12, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

With the click of a mouse, students, faculty and staff at Michigan Tech can now access an interactive online rideboard to find a ride or rider.

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