Michigan Tech News

Allison Mills

Allison Mills

Science and Technology Writer

A through and through geek, Allison writes university research stories. She studied geoscience as an undergrad at Northland College before getting a master's in environmental science and natural resource journalism at the University of Montana. She moonlights as a dance instructor, radio fiend, and occasional rock licker.

Most Recent Stories

Daisy and the Engineers

A 10-year-old girl showed up a couple of our engineers in a classroom activity. Her story shows why creativity is to problem-solving as engagement is to STEM . . . Read More

TechTalks 2016: Take One

Two slides. Two Minutes. 13 researchers. We learned a lot in under a half hour at the university's first TechTalks, part of an ongoing series in the Michigan Tech Research . . . Read More

To Grow a Chinese Elm

Tall, fast-growing, pollution and disease-resistant, with early and long-lasting leaves—this special elm cultivar is the ideal park . . . Read More