Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

The new War Memorial Wall in the Memorial Union Building.

New Memorial Wall Honors Fallen Michigan Tech Veterans

November 14, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

New War Memorial Wall honors MIchigan Tech students and alumni who died while serving in the Armed Forces in Vietnam and Afghanistan. 

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Rebecca Spencer (center) with her mother and father, Chiquita and Joseph Spencer, and her sisters.

Hands-On Engineering Education Spells Success for Detroit Student

November 10, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

A student from Detroit finds an engineering home at Michigan Tech, DAPCEP and Marathon Petroleum Company. 

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Britta Jost, at left, and Kaitlyn Bunker.  Photo: (c) J.Dixx Photography (www.jdixx.com)

Society of Women Engineers Honors Alumnae, Tech Section and Members

November 5, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech alumnae receive awards from the Society of Women Engineers. 

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A group of CBYX scholarship winners in Germany.

German Exchange Programs Broaden 3 Tech Students' Horizons

November 4, 2014
By Monica Lester

Three Michigan Tech students travel to Germany on competitive scholarships.

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Michigan Tech's GM Foundation-supported Baja team competing in Backwoods Baja in Wisconsin in October.

Michigan Tech Receives $100,000 from General Motors Foundation

November 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

GM Foundation gives Michigan Tech $100,00 to support a variety of student educational activities and diversity initiatives.

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A hummingbird made the fatal mistake of trying to get to the brightly colored plant behind a glass window.

Students Researching How to Prevent Bird-Window Collisions

November 3, 2014
By Monica Lester

Students, faculty and staff work to understand and prevent bird-window collisions. 

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Doing Research in a War Zone

October 28, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech biomedical engineer learns firsthand what everyday life in Israel is like during the escalation of violence.

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Undead U: A Zombie Symposium Explores Why Zombies Fascinate Us.

Undead U at Michigan Tech Thursday

October 27, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Zombie experts examine the phenomenon at Undead U: A Zombie Symposium at Michigan Tech this week.  

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41 North Film Festival

Film Festival Brings Award-Winning Films and Filmmakers to the Rozsa Oct. 23–26

October 21, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

Celebrating 10 years with a new name, this year's film festival presents a host of critically-acclaimed offerings as well as the chance to meet several of the filmmakers themselves.

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Eyes in the sky are just one way to find problems prior to catastrophe.

Stabilizing Geotechnical Assets: New Research Aims to Identify Potential Highway, Railroad Problems

October 21, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

New technology isn't just making road and rail maintenance easier; it's also helping to identify problems before they become emergencies,. 

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