Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

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Three Generations, Seven Graduates, One Family

May 1, 2014
By Sarah Kelly

The Kilpela family will celebrate their seventh Michigan Tech graduate Saturday at Spring Commencement.

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Isle Royale wolves trek through the snow.

Inbred Wolves Struggle, Moose Proliferate at Isle Royale National Park

April 30, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

The 2013-14 annual report on Michigan Tech's wolf-moose predator-prey study at Isle Royale National Park shows that inbreeding is posing a threat to the continued existence of the wolves, while, with numbers of wolves decreasing, the moose population has doubled.

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TDWS Consulting's rendering of a trailhead lodge at the Tech Trails, designed by project manager Kelcey Traynoff, Allyssa Demers, Eric Simmons and Kevin Wilks.

Tech Students Design a Lodge for the Tech Trails

April 29, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The Outdoor Adventure Program turns to Senior Design to imagine a first-class lodge for all trail users.

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Last Blast of Energy Econ: Mark Roberts Bids Farewell

April 29, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Economics Professor Mark Roberts gives his last lecture after 29 years of teaching.

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PhD candidate Durga Pokharel, left, and his advisor, chemist Shiyue Fang, working out solutions to challenges in their research on purifying DNA and peptide molecules. Sarah Bird photo

Fang, Pokharel Receive Rath Award for Breakthrough Method of Purifying Biomolecules

April 28, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Honored for "exceptional research . . . that anticipates the future needs of the nation while supporting advances in emerging technology."

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Ooblek is sticky fun for everyone.

Mind Trekkers, Dow Chemical Bring Science Magic to Washington, DC

April 22, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Mind Trekkers partners with Dow Chemical to bring the wonders of science and engineering to the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC.

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Leland D. Melvin

Former Astronaut and NASA Official to Speak at Michigan Tech Commencement May 3

April 18, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Ceremonies will honor nearly 1,000 graduates

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Children and their families discover the

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers, Dow Chemical Bring the Wonders of Science to Middle, High Schoolers at Michigan Community Colleges

April 18, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

AT&T Michigan brings Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers' science magic to three Michigan community colleges.

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Lifting the Brakes on Fuel Efficiency

April 17, 2014
By Zachary Dubiel

Faculty scientist's innovative brake design is attracting attention around the world. 

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Kathleen Halvorsen,

Kathleen Halvorsen Wins Research Award

April 17, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Honored as “a major force in joining social science with natural science and engineering disciplines.”

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