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Mary LeDoux

Mary LeDoux

Student Writer

Mary is a senior majoring in Social Science/Law and Society. She expects to graduate in April 2017.  Like any good Yooper, she loves the outdoors. She likes to hike, snowshoe and fish.  Her favorite outdoor activity is a horseback ride through the woods. She loves to spend time with her family. 

Most Recent Stories

Student Spends a Summer in Germany

Ethan Klein, a third year mechanical engineering student with a minor in German at Michigan Technological University, has always had a fascination for Germany and German . . . Read More

Germans Do It Differently

While Brenda Rudiger was on a Fulbright scholarship in Germany last fall, the executive director of alumni relations at Michigan Technological University learned some surprising things. For example, in Germany, students must decide in middle school whether they plan to attend a university or a vocational school. Once the decision has been made, it is very difficult to change. . . . Read More

Honoring a Proud Tradition: Black History Month at Michigan Tech

We have all heard of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Malcolm X, to name just a few famous African Americans. It is the contributions of such well-known and many lesser-known African Americans that we honor during Black History Month. In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History Month,” originally established Negro History Week to raise awareness of . . . Read More

Art and Science Join Hands to Prevent Bird-Window Collisions

Could images of a Husky sled dog team or archetypal Copper Country miners save the lives of birds?  Michigan Tech Department of Visual and Performing Arts faculty and students think they could, if they were applied to or designed into the windows on campus. Lisa Johnson de Gordillo, assistant professor in Visual and Performing Arts, and her 2-D and 3-D design students, have been . . . Read More