Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox


  • News Writer


Mark is a veteran Upper Peninsula journalist and former managing editor of the Houghton Daily Mining Gazette. Mark's work has been honored by the Associated Press, Michigan Press Association and the Upper Peninsula Good News Awards. He enjoys fishing and spending time, along with his wife Maryann, with their grandchildren. Mark regularly appears in Michigan Tech Theatre Company productions.

His Beats

  • VPA, Humanities, Cognitive & Learning Sciences, Social Sciences
  • CDI/Diversity
  • K-12/Youth Programs
  • Student Activities/Student Affairs/Financial Aid/Advancement
  • ROTC

Recent Stories 

Save the Date: Michigan–Finland Summit on Forest Biomaterials

The Michigan–Finland Summit on Forest Bioproducts on Oct. 17 and 18 in Michigan Technological University's Memorial Union Building will explore opportunities in the fast-growing forest bioproducts industry. Many of the industry's major players will be on hand. Researchers in the biomaterials . . . Read More

Michigan Tech Research Expenditures Reach All-Time High

In a report highlighted in President Koubek’s opening remarks, the Board learned that preliminary figures for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which ended June 30, 2018, show the University’s total research expenditures to be $78,678,397, an increase over FY 2017 of $7,049,219 or 9.8 percent. Of the University colleges, schools and divisions . . . Read More

A Lasting Legacy: Former President Ray Smith Dies at 101

The Michigan Tech community is mourning the passing of one of the most significant individuals in the University’s history. Raymond L. Smith, Michigan Tech’s president from 1965 to 1979, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at his home in Green Valley, Arizona. He was 101. Born and raised in the small town of Vanceboro, . . . Read More