Michigan Tech News

2010 Archive

Peace Corps official Eric Goldman, visits Tech to recognize Michigan Tech's Master's International Programs. Pictured, left to right, are forestry professor Blair Orr, Goldman, Graduate Dean Jackie Huntoon, and President Glenn D. Mroz.

Michigan Tech, Portage Health Lauded by the Peace Corps

March 30, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Tech honored for "significant contributions to the lives of thousands of people around the world."

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Helmet with student-designed protective layer undergoes impact test.

Safer Helmet, Safer Head: Michigan Tech Team Takes its Award-winning Invention to San Francisco Inventors Expo

March 25, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech engineering students have designed  new protective inner layer for athletics helmets.

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Michigan Tech, 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Madison Sweeps Clean Snowmobile Challenge, Tech Nabs a Silver

March 21, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

A repeat for Madison in both divisions of the Challenge

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Michigan Tech Huskies hockey player Eli Vlaisavljevich has been named WCHA Outstanding Student-athlete of the yearY

WCHA Names Eli Vlaisavljevich Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year

March 19, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Eli Vlaisavljevich was named the WCHA Outstanding Student-Athlete of the Year.

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Michigan Tech students unfurl Undergraduate Student Government rally banner in Lansing.

Michigan Tech Students Join Massive Statewide Rally in Lansing

March 18, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech students join statewide rally in Lansing to support better higher education funding.

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Young students have a hair-raising good time at the Einstein Science Expo

Michigan Tech Brings Hands-on Learning to Wisconsin Youth

March 17, 2010
By Kara Sokol

Michigan Tech Youth Programs delivers a hair-raising good time at Wisconsin Einstein Project Science Expo.

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The emerald ash borer is an invasive insect species that is destroying ash trees in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Federal Stimulus Funds Help Scientists Control the Emerald Ash Borer Invasion

March 17, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has received $650,000 in federal stimulus funds to support a pilot project to reduce ash tree mortality in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. 

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Danae Danen

Michigan Tech Headed to Elite 8 Again after 84-68 Win over Drury!

March 17, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Women's basketball team defeats Drury to move on to the Elite 8!

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Wisconsin-Madison's Shawn Spannbauer completes the 2010 Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

Three Sleds Complete Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

March 16, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Minnesota-Duluth, Wisconsin-Madison, North Dakota State

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student refs

Referees Get a Lot of Help, Huskies Get a Lot of Support

March 15, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Student fans at Tech's women's basketball games dress up as referees and cheer on the Huskies.

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