Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

MentorNet Provides Success and Service

July 24, 2009
By John Gagnon

MentorNet links students and young teachers with professionals for career guidance.  

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Hockey camp player

Hockey Camp and the Fundamentals of Fun

July 24, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Proud parents watch as their sons learn the fundamentals of hockey at Michigan Tech's hockey camp. 

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Associate Professor Michelle Miller tees off at PLGC during UPLGA Championship, July 2009

Portage Lake Golf Course Hosts UP Ladies Golf Association

July 22, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Tech’s Portage Lake Golf Course hosted the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association championship for the first time. 

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SafeLane Returns to its Roots: Campus Walkways Get a Makeover

July 21, 2009
By Karina Jousma

Anti-icing material developed at Michigan Tech applied on campus walkways.

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IGERT trainees

Walking a Mile in Each Other's Shoes

July 20, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

IGERT trainees from Michigan Tech and Southern University in Baton Rouge, La., are gathering at Michigan Tech this week to share the results of their NSF-funded graduate research.

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Russell A. Gronevelt

Michigan Tech Sets Budget and Tuition

July 16, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

At its regular meeting in Houghton today, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control approved a general fund operating budget of nearly $155 million for fiscal year 2010, which began July 1. The budget included new tuition and room and board rates.

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Pavlis Institute students in Ghana

Michigan Tech Students Meet President Obama in Ghana

July 16, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Eight students from the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership at Michigan Tech had a thrill of a lifetime--meeting President Barack Obama when he visited Ghana. 

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Milt Olsson conducting the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra

Music Scholarship to Honor Milt Olsson

July 9, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Enriching the University community by attracting talented student musicians

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Green Campus Enterprise Working to Lighten University's Carbon Footprint

July 8, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Students exploring conservation opportunities, wind power

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Open water on the Great Lakes

Michigan Tech Partners with Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Lab

July 8, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has signed an educational and research partnership agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Laboratory in Vicksburg, Miss.

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