Addressing the Challenges and Complexities of the Global Community
The College of Sciences and Arts at Michigan Tech is dedicated to pursuing education and research in all aspects—business, scientific, and technical; human, social, cultural and artistic; structural and organizational—of the technological world we live in. Offering over 50 degrees and certificates for both graduate and undergraduate students, with an emphasis in cross-disciplinary work—students in the College are uniquely prepared to solve some of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century.
Dr. Carol A. Kolinsky'74
Dr. Carol A. Kolinsky graduated from Michigan Technological University in 1974 with a BS in Medical Technology. Carol was employed for six years as a medical technologist before returning to school to earn her medical degree from Michigan State University, graduating in 1984. She completed a one-year rotating internship at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI and completed two years of family practice in Tiptonville, TN to pay back her government sponsored Health Corp . . .
Robert J. Rajewski'81, '81
Robert Rajewski graduated from Michigan Tech in 1981 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science. After graduation, Bob was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force and assigned to NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California. His responsibilities included development of computer control and data acquisition systems.
In 1984, Bob founded Embedded MicroSystems, later called Ascent Technologies. In late 1991, Bob moved the company to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where it experienced a period of . . .
Jim Mitchell has a long history of service to Michigan Tech. As a student he was active with Theta Tau fraternity, served as treasurer of Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, junior class student government representative and senior class president. He served on Michigan Tech's Board of Trustees from 1993-2001, including three years as its chair.
His service to the university also includes a 1975-1985 stint as a trustee of the Michigan Tech Fund, where he continues to participate actively as a . . .
Randall E Isaacson'88, '86
Randall E. Isaacson graduated from Michigan Technological University in 1986 with a BS in Biological Sciences and an MS in Rhetoric and Technical Communication in 1988. His master's thesis studied language patterns in small group communication during simulated scientific problem solving.
He began his career as a medical copywriter at Roche Pharmaceuticals in New Jersey, and later joined VICOM/FCB, a medical advertising agency in New York. After moving to Chicago in 1990, Randy worked as a copy . . .
David J. Pruett'75, '74
David J Pruett, from Pontiac, Michigan, earned a BS (1974) and MS (1975) in Chemistry at Michigan Technological University and a PhD (1978) at Michigan State University. While at Michigan Tech, Dave studied experimental anti-malarial drugs, lanthanide complexation chemistry and a non-sulfur wood pulping process. He also took "Chem Magic" shows to Keweenaw high schools. Once he demonstrated an oscillating reaction that usually began within seconds, but this time took 10 minutes because the chemicals had . . .