Michigan Tech News

June 2011

Bryan Plunger and an Indian colleague work on the leg-brace prototype developed by the mechanical engineering International Senior Design team. Looking on is Eric Sturos.

Michigan Tech Students Bring Gifts of Mobility to Indian Kids

June 15, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

Walking calipers and leg braces for New Delhi youngsters

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Benjamin Mays High School Enterprise: Growing kale in a tote

Lettuce Rejoice! A Garden Grows in the Food Desert

June 14, 2011
By Marcia Goodrich

A Michigan Tech High School Enterprise team grows veggies for the city and excels at the world's biggest science fair.

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PhD student Taile Leswifi

South African Graduate Student Plans to Bring Education to Her People

June 10, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Taile Leswifi, a South African earning her PhD  in environmental engineereing at Michigan Tech, is determined to introduce her people to the opportunities education brings.

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Master Gardener Lynn Watson

The Campus in Bloom

June 10, 2011
By John Gagnon

Master gardener plants "happy" gardens all over Michigan Tech campus.

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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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