Michigan Tech News

2011 Archive

Hairong Wei developed a novel algorithm for identifying clusters of genes that regulate biological processes.

Molecular Biologist Uses Computer Science to Solve a Genetic Puzzle

June 10, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

A novel computer algorithm speeds identification of key genes that work together to regulate biological processes.

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Social Sciences Professor Collaborates on

Scholar Coauthors Book on Mining Company, Marquette Iron Range

June 10, 2011
By John Gagnon

Social Sciences Professor Terry Reynolds publishes a scholarly book on the history of Cleveland-Cliffs, Marquette iron range.

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Alumnus Melvin Calvins' postage stamp

US Postage Stamp Recognizes Alumnus Who Won a Nobel Prize

June 9, 2011
By John Gagnon

Michigan Tech alumnus and Nobel laureate Melvin Calvin is featured on new postage stamp. 

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Hunters are not the only ones responsible for wildlife conservation.

Environmental Scientists Call North American Model of Wildlife Conservation Flawed

June 9, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and Michigan State scientists publish a critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation.

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Franklin St. John

St. John Family Provides Another $1 Million Estate Gift to Michigan Tech

June 8, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

To support scholarships, endowed chair

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Michigan Tech's team at the 2011 National Student Steel Bridge Competition

Steel Bridge Team Takes Second in the Nationals

June 1, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Competition draws 48 schools from across US and Canada

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Audrey Mayer studies bioenergy and forest communities.

Audrey Mayer Receives Powe Award

May 31, 2011
By John Gagnon

Audrey Mayer honored with Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award to study the impact  of bioenergy on forest communities.

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Sheryl A. Sorby

Sorby Honored for Spatial Visualization Work

May 25, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Receives Orthogonal Award from North Carolina State

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Getting a charge out of a Van de Graaff generator.

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Take Science Fun to Knoxville

May 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers take science fun on the road to Knoxville, Tenn.

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A fibrin-coated wire in a well plate, covered with pink cell culture medium.

A Stent Event: Michigan Tech Students Mimic Blood Flow in the Lab

May 24, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Discovering new ways to test what happens to stents inside arteries

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