Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

FinnForum X and Retrospection & Respect Remember the Copper Strike of 1913-14 this Weekend

April 9, 2014
By Monica Lester

FinnForum X and Retrospection & Respect honor memories of the copper strike of 1913-14 at Michigan Tech and Finlandia Universities.

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TTAP Road Safety Audit

Tech’s Tribal Technical Assistance Program Shares Expert Know-how with Local Tribes

April 8, 2014
By Danny Messinger

The Tribal Technical Assistance Program, with regional offices at Michigan Tech, link Native American tribes with transportation experts.

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Kerri Sleeman

Michigan Tech Facilities Management Director Testifies in DC for Equal Pay Act

April 8, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Facilities Management Director Kerri Sleeman testifies before US Senate on fair pay legislation.

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Isle Royale wolves face harsh winters and suffer from inbreeding.

Michigan Tech Wolf-Moose Study Named to Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame

April 8, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Isle Royale wolf-moose study is being inducted into the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame

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Associate Professor of Humanities Marika Seigel examines her new book, The Rhetoric of Pregnancy.

Humanities Professor Explores the Assumptions, Usefulness of Pregnancy Manuals

April 4, 2014
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech humanities researcher has written a book examining the usefulness of pregnancy manuals. 

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Alumni Power at the Straits of Mackinac

April 3, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech alumni are instrumental in a major power station at the Straits of Mackinac.

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The GLRC's under-ice observatory was manufactured from repurposed instruments and materials.

What's Going On Under the Ice? A Cabled Observatory Gives Michigan Tech Researchers a Peek

April 2, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

An under-ice observatory at the Great Lakes Research Center is providing a rare view of what goes on under water during the long UP winters.

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APMP Gold Team Rises to the Occasions, Champs Times Two

April 1, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Students from the School of Business and Economics won first place in two investment competitions recently.

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Michigan Tech scientists have pinpointed genes that could be key in the development of hardy, disease-resistant grains, including rice.

Scientists ID Genes that Could Lead to Tough, Disease-Resistant Varieties of Rice

March 31, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

A possible key to developing super grains for a hungry world

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International Night 2014: A Student's View

March 25, 2014
By Sarah Kelly

Student writer Sarah Kelly describes her first International Night celebration. 

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