Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

Mark Rodorigo, owner of the company that installed Tech's new ice-making system at the John J. MacInnes Ice Arena, describes the process of making ice while capturing and reusing waste heat.

Michigan Tech Ice Rink Goes Green

January 21, 2013
By Wes Frahm

A new ice-making system at Michigan Tech makes hockey ice, heats the swimming pool and all hot water used in the building.

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Clarkson University's four-stroke Ski-Doo won the internal combustion category of the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

2013 Clean Snowmobile Challenge on Track for March 4-9

January 17, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

New teams, new chance to support the Challenge

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on-campus residency

US News Ranks Tech's Online Graduate Business, Engineering Programs

January 15, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

US News spotlighted Michigan Tech's Online MBA and online master's degree program in engineering in a new ranking of online master's degree programs nationwide. 

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Seals in Antarctica are unfazed by cold and photographers.

Snow Going for Road-Building Engineers in Antarctica

January 15, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

It takes time and patience, but Russ Alger proves you can build tractor-tough snow pavement at the bottom of the world.

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Cancer cells on the left treated with rice-cell secretions are markedly less vigorous than the untreated cells on the right.

Rice-Cell Cocktail Kills Cancer Cells, Leaves Normal Cells Alone

January 11, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Opening the door to kinder, gentler cancer treatments

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Tech careers don't exist in a vacuum; they now have a global scope.

US News Top Tech Jobs Focus on Michigan Tech Strengths

January 9, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Computing, engineering

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The Jaipur foot is an inexpensive prosthethic that Michigan Tech students are working to improve.  AP Photo

Senior Design Teams Tackle Jaipur Foot Challenge

January 9, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

Senior Design teams pass along the challenge of improving the Jaipur prosthetic foot.

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