Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

GM, Square One Sponsor 3D Printer Workshop for Teachers

July 29, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

High school teachers are learning to build open-source RepRap 3D printers at Michigan Tech.

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Some of the 20 things Joshua Pearce's group made for pennies on the dollar using 3D printers.

Make It Yourself and Save—a Lot—with 3D Printers

July 29, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

The numbers are in: most people can make much more for lots less using 3D printing.

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Blizzard and friends at the Pasty Picnic during Alumni Reunion 2012.

Pasties and Beyond: Streetcars, Paddleboarding, Kid Science and More at Alumni Reunion 2013

July 26, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Fun for everyone Aug. 1-3 at Michigan Tech

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Rob Waara

Local Alumnus Engineers a Trip to Le Mans and a Career in Racing

July 22, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Rob Waara, a mechanical engineering alumnus, is chief engine engineer for the SRT Viper Le Mans racing team.

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Henry Ford in 1933

Happy Birthday, Henry Ford!

July 22, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Henry Ford 's 150th birthday is July 30, and the Ford Center and Forest in Alberta, Mich., is throwing a party.

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Gardens of Tech

10 Reasons why Michigan Tech's Gardens are Awesome

July 22, 2013
By Travis Gendron

Of all the things Michigan Tech is known for, you might be surprised to know that incredible gardens top the list. Sprinting across campus to make your next class can make it easy to miss the beautiful campus landscaping. For those who don’t have time to stop and smell the roses, we rounded up some photos that answer the question: “What makes Michigan Tech’s gardens so awesome?”

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seismometer

Geology Grad Student Helps Indonesians Understand Their Volcanoes

July 19, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Geology Peace Corps Masters International student Jay Wellik investigates volcanoes in Indonesia and helps the locals understand them.

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MICUP/MI-LSAMP

Is Michigan Tech for Me? Community College Students Get an Inside Look at University

July 18, 2013
By Danny Messinger

13th annual MICUP/MI–LSAMP program offers community college students a look inside a Michigan Tech education.

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Women's Basketball Boasts Nation's Ninth-Best GPA

July 18, 2013
By Wes Frahm

Michigan Tech is ranked ninth on the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Division II Academic Honor Roll which was released July 18. The Huskies boasted a combined grade point average of 3.524.

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What Boy Scout could resist liquid nitrogen ice cream?

It Looks Like Magic—but It’s Really Science

July 15, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Mind Trekkers take their traveling science show to the national Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.

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