Michigan Tech News

October 2012

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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Breanna Cornell

Running Ultramarathons in the Kalahari: Tech Student Says Why Not?

October 26, 2012
By Kevin Hodur

Raising awareness of water issues while running more than 30 miles a day

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Michigan Tech Air Force Cadet Jacob LaSarge, center, accepts the 2012 Cadet Research Award from Assistant Secretary of the Air Force David Walker. Air Force Chief Scientist Mark Maybury, right, chose LaSarge to receive the honor.

Michigan Tech Cadet Receives Air Force Research Award

October 17, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

For exceptional work on the Aerospace Enterprise Oculus-ASR Nanosatellite team.

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Lindsey Licht with one of her wildlife sketches.

Student's Art on Display in State Capitol

October 12, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech student's pencil sketches were chosen to be displayed in the annual Art in the House exhibit at the State Capitol in Lansing.l 

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Superior Ideas highlights Michigan Tech research projects.

Superior Ideas: A New Funding Tool for Michigan Tech Research

October 11, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Superiorideas.org launches a crowdfunding web site for research at Michigan Tech Board of Control meeting.

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spots on flies

Spotting a Trend in the Genes

October 10, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

 Biological Sciences researcher Thomas Werner and his PhD student, Komal Kumar Bollepogu Raja, study cancer-causing genes in fruit flies.

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Employers and students jam the SDC gym during the fall Career Fair.

Employers Are Hungry for Michigan Tech Students

October 10, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Employers flock to 2012 Fall Career Fair, seeking Michigan Tech students.

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CD47: An AK-47 in the Battle Against Cancer?

October 8, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

This stealthy protein could help smuggle chemotherapy drugs to the site of the tumor

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Salt Power: Watt's Next in Rechargeable Batteries?

October 5, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Sodium could be an effective, inexpensive substitute for lithium, but it has a drawback that Michigan Tech's Reza Shahbazian-Yassar hopes to address.

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Aurora borealis above Keweenaw Bay, near Baraga, Michigan, on Sept. 30, 2012. Sarah Bird photo

The Science Behind those Eye-Popping Northern Lights

October 2, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Those shimmering skies get their start with some serious weather on the sun.

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