Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

Linda Ott Receives Michigan Tech's Inaugural Diversity Award

June 17, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

For her efforts to open the eyes of women and girls to the excitement of computer science

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Digging. Listening. Connecting: Cliff Mine Work Uncovers Knowledge, Family

June 16, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

An archeological dig in Cliff Mine of Keweenaw County is uncovering the past and some family history along the way.

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A researcher performs phenological observations in an activation tagging population field trial in Oregon.  Photo: Steven Strauss,

Winter's Over & It's Time to Grow Again--How Does a Tree Know?

June 16, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Molecular geneticists from Michigan Tech identify a gene that tells trees that spring has come and it's time to start growing again. 

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Jon Sticklen to Chair Engineering Fundamentals

June 16, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The director of Michigan State University's Center for Engineering Education Research comes to Michigan Tech Aug. 1.

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Tapee Saowalakkul works in Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Caryn Heldt's lab.

Houghton Held Chemistry for Undergraduate Interns from Thailand

June 16, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Undergraduates from Thailand learn about research--and winter weather--during internships at Michigan Tech.

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Retired Professor Bill Rose has developed a website on the Keweenaw's geoheritage.

New Geological Heritage Website Focuses on the Keweenaw

June 2, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The site has information on more than 200 locations in the Keweenaw and Isle Royale.

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Tess Ahlborn

Tess Ahlborn, Scott Miers Receive Michigan Tech's Highest Honors for Teaching

May 30, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Enthusiasm for the material and dedication to students are hallmarks of their teaching styles.

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Michigan Tech’s Industrial Research Gains Stature

May 29, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Industry partners work closely with Michigan Tech researchers and students, with good reason.

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Heading out to open water.

Toward Smarter Underwater Drones

May 29, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

With better brains, drones would spend less time searching and more time finding what they’re looking for, including missing airliners.

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A high school student trained by Mind Trekkers shows rapt elementary school children that money really doesn't burn--if you soak it in an alcohol-water solution before setting it afire.

State Farm Grant Helps Students Learn to Help Younger Students

May 28, 2014
By Erika Vichcales

University students help high school students learn how to get elementary and middle school students excited about science.

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