Michigan Tech News

2011 Archive

2011 Chem-E-Car

Tech’s Chem-E-Car Qualifies for the Nationals

April 21, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Places second in regionals, earns Best Application of Safety Award

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Norman Augustine is the featured speaker at Michigan Tech's 2011 Spring Commencement.

Norman Augustine to Address Michigan Tech Graduates

April 21, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Nearly 1,000 students to receive degrees

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Sheryl Sorby won the ASEE's 2011 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education.

Sheryl Sorby Wins ASEE Award for Women in Engineering Education

April 21, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) honored Sheryl Sorby for outstanding efforts on behalf of women in engineering education. 

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Houses are swept away by the gigantic tsunami wave that followed a March 11, 2011 earthquake in Japan.

Michigan Tech Responds to Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami

April 20, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech students, faculty and staff rallied to help victims of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.

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Yoke Khin Yap

Yap, Lee Receive Bhakta Rath Award for Nanotube Research

April 20, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Team creates perfect designer nano-carpets of boron nitride nanotubes

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Chandrashekhar Joshi is director of Michigan Tech's ATLANTIS program.

Shekhar Joshi Wins 2011 Research Award

April 15, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Plant Molecular Biology Professor Shekhar Joshi has been selected as winner of Michigan Tech's 2011 Research Award.

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Graduate student Chee Huei Lee holds the nanotech filter, which can separate oil and water.

Nanotech Filter Separates Oil and Water

April 12, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Oil-loving nanotubes usher the oil through, keep the water out

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Callie Bertsch with school children in a Muslim village in Bulgaria.

Michigan Tech Tops the Nation in Numbers of Peace Corps Master's International Volunteers for Sixth Year in a Row

April 6, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

For the sixth year in a row, Michigan Tech is the university with the most active Peace Corps Master's International volunteers in the nation.

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Seth Donahue's work on bear parathyroid hormone could lead to a new treatment for osteoporosis.

Do Bears Hold Key to Treating Osteoporosis? Michigan Tech Scientist Aims to Find Out

April 5, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Bear bones say strong, despite hibernating for months. The reason? Perhaps their hormones.

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AACSB

AACSB Extends School of Business and Economics Accreditation

April 5, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

The School of Business and Economics has received an accreditation extension from AACSB International.

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