Michigan Tech News

2011 Archive

Russ Alger in the cab of the tractor he uses to tow his groomer.

Michigan Tech Researcher Grooms Snow Roads in Antarctica

February 22, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Russ Alger's special groomer turns powder into pavement.

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Michigan Tech President Glenn D. Mroz

Mroz Tells Campus University Will Stay on Track Despite Proposed Budget Cuts

February 21, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

At a crowded campus forum on Monday, President Glenn Mroz discussed the implications for Michigan Tech of Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed 22 percent cut in state funds for the University.

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Governor Rick Snyder

Michigan Tech Prepares to Maintain Outstanding Education Despite Proposed Budget Cuts

February 17, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Governor Rick Snyder has announced his proposed budget for next year, including a 15 percent overall reduction in state appropriations for state universities. 

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Navy taps Michigan Tech chemical engineering student Samantha Neirby for nuclear submarine training.

Woman Chemical Engineering Student Selected for Navy Submarine Training

February 17, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

The US Navy selects female Michigan Tech chemical engineering student Samantha Neirby to train to serve on a nuclear submarine.

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Jillian Schwab prepares to slap snowy slush on West McNair's winning statue,

Snow Statue Building: An Insider

February 11, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

A student snow statue-builder takes you on a month-long journey to first place.

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phi tau statue

2011 Winter Carnival Snow Statue Winners

February 10, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Snow statues built by Phi Kappa Tau, Alpha Sigma Tau, the Campus Crusade for Christ and West McNair Superhall placed first in the 2011 month-long snow statue competition.

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More extensive and more severe fires are turning Alaskan black spruce forests into carbon-emitting wastelands.

Frequent, Severe Fires Turn Alaskan Forests into a Carbon Production Line

February 10, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Research by Michigan Tech and other American and Canadian researchers shows that frequent and severe forest fires have turned Alaskan black spruce forests from a carbon sink to a carbon source.

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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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Chassell High School student Jared Jarvi working on the wiring of a

Enterprising Chassell Students Focus on the Nano Scale

January 31, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

High school students solve real-world problems in Enterprise program.

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Winter Carnival Stage Revue, 2010

Read All About It! Michigan Tech Gears Up for 2011 Winter Carnival

January 28, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

"Thousands of Pages Unfold" Feb. 9-12

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