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2012 Archive

Senior defender Melanie Hoffman.

Soccer Player Earns Academic All-American Honors

December 3, 2012
By Ian Marks

Senior defender Melanie Hoffman was named 2012 Capital One CoSIDA NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Academic All-American.

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The Keweenaw Kruiser, a second cycle designed and built by Michigan Tech engineering students for wounded veterans who ride with the Achilles Freedom Team.

Student-designed Hand-cranked Cycles Unveiled at Army-Navy Game

December 3, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Football fans across the nation will meet some of the Michigan Tech engineering students and the hand-cranked cycles they designed and built for wounded veterans. The cycles will be unveiled during the 2012 Army-Navy game. 

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Advanced Motorsports Enterprise students join other engineering students from across the country to test-drive the some of the next generation of automotive technologies at Continental Tire's Brimley Development Center.

The Drive to Learn

November 20, 2012
By Kevin Hodur

Students from Michigan Tech's Advanced Motorsports Enterprise joined engineering students from around the country to test-drive some of the latest developments in automotive technology developed by Continental Tire.  

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Linda Kennedy and Bob Jacquart have been appointed to Michigan Tech's Board of Control.

Governor Appoints 2 New Board of Control Members

November 15, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Governor Rick Snyder appointed Bob Jacquart and Linda Kennedy to Michigan Tech's Board of Control. 

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George Butvilas, facilities director, hands the keys for a van to student Erik Wachlin. Pictured, right to left, are Nicholas Hendrickson, School of Technology; Institute for Leadership and Innovation director Robert Warrington; and President Glenn Mroz.

Students Converting Husky Motors Van into Mobile Med Clinic for Ghana

November 15, 2012
By Travis Gendron

The clinic on wheels will bring doctors to remote regions without medical care.

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Michigan Tech is committed to diversity and inclusion.

Michigan Tech Wins National Diversity Award

November 13, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is recognized for its campus-wide diversity initiatives.

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Yoke Khin Yap

Adventures in Entrepreneurship, Courtesy of the National Science Foundation

November 12, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Moving discoveries from the lab to the marketplace

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Michigan Tech's Chee-Wooi Ten aims to ratchet up cyber security for electrical substations to help protect the nation's power grid.

Beyond Firewalls: Protecting the Grid from Cyber Attacks

November 9, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech's Chee-Wooi Ten aims to ratchet up cyber security for electrical substations to help protect the nation’s power grid.

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Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition:That's Entertainment (and Ingenuity)

November 8, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Students from many different disciplines pitched their best business ideas for judges and potential sponsors. 

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Paul Mayes in the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike Championships Division II dual slalom semifinals against Air Force's Scott Hoenisch in the background. Johnathan Devich, USA Cycling photo

Michigan Tech Student Takes Two Mountain Bike Championships

October 29, 2012
By Ian Marks

Tops in downhill, dual slalom

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