Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

The historic Quincy Mine Hoist on Quincy Hill.

Quincy Mine Hoist Association Buys Back Property

February 21, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Quincy Mine Hoist Association buys property back from Michigan Tech. 

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Michigan Tech has established the Pavlis Honors College for a variety of high-impact academic programs.

Michigan Tech Board of Control Creates Pavlis Honors College, Approves Two New Master's Degree Programs

February 21, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Board of Control approved creation of a Pavlis Honors College at the University.  

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Frank Pavlis

Michigan Technological University Announces Creation of Pavlis Honors College

February 21, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

In recognition of benefactor Frank E. Pavlis, Class of 1938

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Students waiting to connect at Career Fair

Career Fair: Connections for the Future

February 20, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

Whether looking for internships, co-ops, or careers, students made some important connections at the spring Career Fair.

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Shiyue Fang

A Better Way to Purify Peptide-Based Drugs

February 14, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Peptide drugs can be powerful, but also difficult and expensive to make. Now a chemist at Michigan Tech has developed a way to overcome one hurdle.

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Womens' Recruitment Initiatives—Women in Engineering

Closing the Gender Gap: Michigan Tech Recruitment Initiatives Aim to Attract Female Students

February 14, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech aims to recruit female students through a variety of initiatives.

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radioactive

Bob Johnson Garners NCTE National Book Award

February 13, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Humanities Professor Bob Johnson's book, Romancing the Atom, has won the 2014 NCTE Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication Award.

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career fair

Companies Target High Tech at Career Fair

February 13, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

More than 200 employers are coming to the Michigan Tech campus for the 2014 Spring Career Fair, Tuesday, Feb. 18.

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International students discuss opportunities with an employer representative at last spring's Career Fair.

International Students Learn Job-Seeking Skills

February 13, 2014
By Erika Vichcales

Michigan's Global Future Conference helps international students prepare to do well when seeking jobs, co-ops or internships.

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Children discover that they can jam a skewer into the top or bottom of a balloon, where the rubber is thicker, without popping it, while the same skewer punched through the thinner, central part of the balloon where the tension is greater will burst it.

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Share the Science of Basketball at NBA All-Star 2014

February 11, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers will share the science of basketball with fans and their families at the 12014 NBA All-Star Jam in New Orleans before the NBA All-Star Game. 

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