Michigan Tech News

January 2011

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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Huskies' running back Phil Milbrath was named to Don Hansen's All-Americans first team.

Three Huskies Named Don Hansen's All-Americans

January 28, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Three Michigan Tech football players were named Don Hansen's All-Americans, and a fourth won an honorable mention.

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New Board of Control members Julie Fream and Terry Woychowski

Governor Appoints Two Michigan Tech Board of Control Members

January 26, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two Michigan Tech alumni, Julie Fream and Terry Woychowski, to the University's Board of Control.

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Aaron Wendzel holds up his arms in victory, while Phil Hohnstadt, center, and Tom Venturino display the team’s first place plaque.

Blast Off! Tech Students’ Winning Satellite to Be Launched into Orbit

January 20, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Oculus-ASR takes a gold in Air Force's Nanosat 6 competition

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Lynn Mazzoleni

Small, Mighty and Mysterious: Michigan Tech Researcher IDs Atmospheric Aerosols

January 18, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Study published in Nature Chemistry

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Michigan Tech's entry in the 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

2011 Clean Snowmobile Team Tests New Catalytic Muffler

January 18, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

A new weight-loss strategy

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The winning zero emissions entry in the 2010 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge the Biggest and Greenest Yet

January 18, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

A record number of teams are coming to Michigan Tech

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Michael Godfrey and Samantha Leonard display some of their Korean souvenirs.

Searching for Their Roots

January 17, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Korean-born but American-raised, Michigan Tech students Samantha Leonard and Michael Godfrey go looking for their birth families.

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Oobleck is a non-Newronian fluid that displays the properties of both a liquid and a solid.

Who Says You Can't Walk -- or Run -- on Water?

January 15, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech MIND TREKKERS  bring oobleck and other science fun to the Einstein Project Science Expo in Green Bay.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Michigan Tech to Observe Martin Luther King Week

January 14, 2011
By John Gagnon

"I Have a Dream" speech, MLK banquet, and more

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Keith Creagh '74, the new director of Michigan's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Michigan Tech Alum Tapped to Lead State Agriculture Department

January 11, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Keith Creagh: Good policy flows from inviting all stakeholders to the table 

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Testing a technique for dating old ceramics, researchers track the weight gain of a brick sample.

A New Way to Date Old Ceramics

January 10, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

The technique could someday shave thousands of dollars off the cost of doing archaeological research.

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Linda Ott

Ott Recognized for Landmark Computer Science Paper

January 6, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

1984 article helped programmers write better code

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