Michigan Tech News

2012 Archive

Michigan Tech President Glenn D. Mroz

President Mroz Testifies Before Michigan Senate

February 16, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Urges Senators to adopt performance-based funding of state universities

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Michigan Tech is celebrating National Engineers Week, honoring the life-changing achievements of engineers everywhere.

Michigan Tech Celebrates National Engineers Week, Feb. 19-25

February 15, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Winter Baja, E-Cake, and lots more cool engineering stuff for everyone

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John Lyons near a microseismicity station located below Antisana volcano, in Ecuador. Cara Shonsey photo

Exploring Eruptions: Research on Volcanoes Could One Day Help Save Lives

February 14, 2012
By Dana Yates

Using seismic data to possibly predict eruptions

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Enterprise student Chelsea Smith helped insulate the home of Loren Kommes of South Range.

Enterprise Students Help Winterize Homes

February 13, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Enterprise students help winterize homes for low-income and elderly.

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Phi Kappa Tau

Phi Kappa Tau Takes First in Fraternity Statue Competition; Theta Chi Epsilon Tops Women’s Groups

February 9, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Phi Kappa Tau won the Fraternity Division in the snow statue competition at Michigan Tech's Winter Carnival.

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Winter Carnival 2012 first-place statue in the fraternity division,

Statues Stand Tall In Spite of Weather Warm-up

February 9, 2012
By Danny Messinger

Unseasonably warm temperatures didn't stop Michigan Tech students from putting on a spectacular snow statue show at the University's 2012 Winter Carnival celebration. 

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An Aspen FACE plot before it was harvested in 2009.

Trees Find the Nitrogen They Need, Even in a Super-Size CO2 World

February 9, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

How? They root around for it.

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Students gather for last years MLK march

Michigan Tech Celebrates Black History Month

February 8, 2012
By Danny Messinger

It's Black History Month, and Michigan Tech's Black Student Association has kicked off its celebration with four weeks of events that recognize the challenges and accomplishments of black Americans.

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Freight and passenger trains are becoming increasingly important modes of transportation.

Michigan Tech Tapped for National Rail Research, Education Center

February 3, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and six other research universities receive nation's first University Transportation Center federal funding to focus on rail transportation research and education.

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phi tau statue

What Makes Our State Great? Michigan Tech's Winter Carnival!

January 30, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

The All-Nighter kicks off for statue-builders at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, plus there's broomball, hockey, curling, Stage Revue, and lots more.

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