Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

The Siddheswar Temple in Baramati, India. The city is home to Vidya Pratishthan, a private university that is partnering with Michigan Tech to create a 2-plus-2 doctoral program for faculty. AbhijeetHS photo

Michigan Tech Enters PhD Program Agreement with University in India

November 13, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Qualifying candidates will spend two years in India, two years at Michigan Tech

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Judith Perlinger

$1.45 Million Study to Address the Northbound Flow of Airborne Toxins

November 13, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Scientists to track flow of pollutants, measure their economic impact, and work with stakeholders to develop solutions

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Michigan Tech's Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity spearheads the main food drive for local charity Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly.

Lambda Chi Alpha Food Drive: Three Tons and Counting

November 13, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Fraternity brother: "It's better than Christmas."

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spear point

Ancient Copper Spear Point in Special Exhibit at A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum

November 12, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Found by a Michigan Tech employee while she was wading in Portage Lake.

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Flashion

Winning Pitch Cleans Up at Michigan Tech Business Contest

November 8, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A service to scrub embarrassing evidence from social media sites took top honors at the fifth annual Bob Mark Elevator Pitch Competition.

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kale

From Sustainability Demo to Fish Taco: Aquaponics at Michigan Tech

November 7, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

On the ninth floor of a campus building, a scientist has created an edible ecosystem.

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Zhuravlyova

Martial Art Fuels Psychology Major’s Fire

November 6, 2013
By Monica Lester

Third-year psychology major Alyona Zhuravlyova has been inducted into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame.

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Not everyone who seems unconscious is unaware. Syd Johnson says it's critical to pursue ways to communicate with people who appear unresponsive, particularly since decisions made on their behalf are often a matter of life and death.

Researcher Seeks to Help Those Who Can’t Speak for Themselves

November 5, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A humanities professor is focusing on communicating with those who suffer from debilitating brain injuries.

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Noyce Scholar Jeremy Brown explains a moon rock to students in a Chassell, Mich., school.

Noyce Scholarships Turn STEM Majors into Science & Math Teachers

October 31, 2013
By Monica Lester

NSF-funded Noyce Scholarship program helps science, technology, engineering and math majors become science and math teachers.

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High school students board the Agassiz to collect water samples and see how scientists use the research vessel.

Science is Spelled Excitement during STEM Awareness Month

October 31, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Michigan Tech shares the excitement of science and engineering with school children. 

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