Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

Marilyn Clark, CEO of the MTEC SmartZone, presents a breakout session.

Reaching for the Future at Society of Women Engineers Conference

February 25, 2014
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech's Society of Women Engineers hosts 700 women in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Michigan Tech's entry in the 2013 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

15th Annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge Kicks Off Next Week

February 24, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The public is invited to see sleds run on a new kind of flex fuel.

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Highly aligned nano-fibers created by fibroblasts form a biological scaffold which could prove an ideal foundation for engineered tissues. Stem cells placed on the scaffold thrived, and it had the added advantage of provoking a very low immune response.

New Biological Scaffold Home, Sweet Home, for Stem Cells

February 24, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Highly aligned nanofibers offer a promising foundation for engineered tissues

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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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