Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

Bounce-o-rama 2014 was a howling success.

Up in the Air: Bounce-o-rama Raises Funds, Spirits

April 15, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

Bounce-o-rama, hosted by Michigan Tech's Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), is a fundraiser for the Make-a-Wish foundation. And a can't-miss event on the elementary school social calendar.

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Blue Marble Security Enterprise students help middle schoolers assemble a heart monitor from a kit designed and built by the Enterprise. From the left, Philip Wolschendorf, Olivia Hohnholt, Hannah Hansen, Geneva Archer and Mike Switala.

Student-designed Heart Monitors Bring the Excitement of Engineering to Kids

April 11, 2014
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech students use hand-built heart monitors to teach circuitry to children in a fun, hands-on way. 

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Mo Rastgaar with the prosthetic limb that he hopes will provide amputees with greater mobility and agility.

Rastgaar Receives CAREER Award to Develop Ankle-Foot Prosthetic Robot

April 9, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

A new prosthetic to help amputees walk more naturally

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Dan Fuhrmann, House Professor in Computer Engineering

Dan Fuhrmann Named Dave House Professor in Computer Engineering

April 9, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Dan Fuhrnann, chair of electrical and computer engineering, has been named the Dave House Professor in Computer Engineering.  

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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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aerial of station

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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