Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

3D printing can save energy by using less raw material. These partially printed Swiss children's blocks show how a printer can partly fill the interior of an item with plastic while maintaining its strength. Samuel Bernier photo

3D Printing: The Greener Choice

October 3, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

It takes less energy—and thus releases less carbon dioxide—to make stuff at home with a 3D printer than to manufacture it overseas and ship it to the US.

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Nasser Alaraje

Nasser Alaraje Receives Fulbright to Teach in Qatar

October 2, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

School of Technology professor to teach reconfigurable computing to both students and educators

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Cyber Citizens offers EthnoApp.

Michigan Tech Students Develop Phone Apps for Citizen Scientists

October 2, 2013
By Monica Lester

Students collaborate on NSF-funded smartphone apps for citizen scientists.

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A forest of titanium dioxide nanotubes etched into metallic titanium. The surface holds promise for improving the longevity of dental implants.

Smile! Better Dental Implants are on the Horizon

September 27, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

A new nanotube surface promises dental implants that heal faster and fight infection.

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Michigan Tech is working with LanzaTech to develop new technology to produce low-carbon biofuel from waste methane gas.

Michigan Tech Collaborates on $4 Million Department of Energy Project

September 24, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech collaborates on $4 million US Department of Energy alternative fuels research project. 

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Career Fair Crowd

Fall Career Fair Features New Companies and Veteran Recruiters

September 23, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

The spring Career Fair brings more than 260 companies to campus to recruit students.

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Students are excited to learn that  the Generations of Discovery campaign not only met, but  beat its goal.

Generations of Discovery Campaign Meets & Beats Its Goal

September 19, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

The Generations of Discovery capital campaign meet and beat its $200 milliion goal, raising $215,366,353.

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Michigan Tech students gather around the Guinness World Record snowball they created last spring.

Biggest Snowball Honor Returns to Michigan Tech

September 19, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

ASME chapter goes after the Guinness World Record

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New students get a look at the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts.

Board of Control Celebrates Fall Enrollment Numbers at Michigan Tech

September 19, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Board of Control hears good news about enrollment numbers, makes official the policy of granting in-state tuition to military veterans.

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Beyond the Glass Ceiling is a new publication where writers can examine gender balance issues.

Women at Tech Have Things to Say

September 16, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

Beyond the Glass Ceiling, a new campus publication, aims to keep the gender and equality conversation going.

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