Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

Cafe staff

New Cafe Opens in the Library

August 18, 2009
By John Gagnon

Dining Services adds new venue

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Northridge Earthquake

Michigan Tech Hires 7 Multi-disciplinary Computational Innovators

August 18, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has hired seven new faculty members in six different departments to conduct research in computational discovery and innovation. It is the University's second Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative.

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Glenn D. Mroz

President Mroz Hosts Emeriti Faculty

August 13, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

President Glenn Mroz hosted emeriti faculty at a luncheon in their honor.

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Michigan Tech is training automotive engineers in hybrid electric vehicle technology.

GM Gives Michigan Tech 3 Hybrid Vehicles for Research and Education

August 12, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

GM has given three hybrid vehicles to Michigan Tech for research and education.

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Molecular transistor

Michigan Tech Team Models Molecular Transistor

August 12, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Research team led by physics chair Ravindra Pandey models the ultimate tiny transistor

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Chili Cookoff 2009-Relampago Blanco

Chili Chefs Square Off Over Beans and Meat

August 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Chili cooks from Forestry, Accounting Services and Sponsored Programs compete for awards in annual Chili Challenge. 

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Glen Mroz, Jerry Ziarno, and Mark Mitchell

Belly Laughs All Around: The 59ers Remember

August 10, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

It started with certificates and pins awarded to the Class of 1959, as they joined the Golden M's: 50 years or more since graduating. Later, as the microphone was passed around, the stories began.

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Rolf Peterson and Wolves

Tech Talks: Of Wolves and Moose on Isle Royale

August 10, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

In a special Tech Talk during Alumni Reunion 2009, Research Professor Rolf Peterson shared tales and videos of 50 years of wolf-moose research at Isle Royale National Park. 

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Volleyball Coach Gonzalez

Michigan Tech Names Gonzalez Head Volleyball Coach

August 6, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Veteran volleyball coach Orlando Gonzalez has been named head coach of Michigan Tech's volleyball program.

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Firefighter Training

Tech Hosts "Hometown Heroes" Training for Emergency Responders

August 5, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Emergency responders practice firefighting, handling hazardous materials.

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