Detective Sergeant Chris Crouch Retirement Social

Detective Sergeant Chris Crouch of the Department of Public Safety and Police Services has served the community for 30 years and is now hanging up his badge.

A retirement social will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 30 in the Memorial Union Alumni Lounge. Stop by to wish Chris well as he begins a new chapter in his life. Refreshments will be served.


Free HIV Testing on Campus Today

Today is National HIV testing day. The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department is offering free HIV testing on the Michigan Tech campus from 1 to 3 p.m. today (June 27). 
Testing will take place at the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in the conference room (garden level). Testing is free to all students, faculty, staff and community and is confidential, anonymous and efficient.  
Appointments will be available in 30 minute increments from 1 - 3 p.m. and can be made by emailing
Read the original Tech Today story.
University-Wide MLC Membership
Through the Office of Continuous Improvement, Michigan Tech has an enterprise membership to the Michigan Lean Consortium (MLC). If you would like to be listed as a member and have access to member-only benefits from the MLC, send an email to Brenda Randell. Use the subject line "MLC Membership." You will then receive login information from the MLC within a couple of days.
For more information see the original Tech Today story

Chocolay Raptor Center Visits Campus

The Chocolay Raptor Center will be back on campus with their live raptors. All are welcome to attend this fascinating presentation by the non-profit rehab and education center out of Marquette.
They focus on the rehab of sick, injured and orphaned raptors, educating the public about birds of prey and other birds.
The presentation is at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 30 on the lawn between ChemSci and the EERC buildings. The presentation lasts about an hour followed by a Q&A session.
Check out their facebook page to see photos and videos of the birds.

In Print

Research associate and curriculum development director Stephanie Tubman (Michigan Tech Mi-STAR) was lead author on two contributions appearing in the recently published monograph titled, “Geoscience for the Public Good and Global Development: Toward a Sustainable Future” (edited by Gregory R. Wessel and Jeffrey K. Greenberg, Geological Society of America Special Papers 520).

Postdoctoral research fellow Rudiger Escobar Wolf co-authored the Tubman paper titled, “The geoscientist as international community development practitioner: On the importance of looking and listening.”

Former project coordinator Essa Paterson and John Gierke (GMES) were co-authors on Tubman’s paper titled, “A Peace Corps Master’s International program in mitigation of natural geological hazards: Student outcomes and lessons learned.”  

Curriculum development assistant Luke Bowman (Mi-STAR) was lead author on a paper in the same monograph titled, “University contributions to risk reduction following a disaster: A case study of reorienting natural hazards research efforts at San Vicente volcano.”

His paper was co-authored by Gierke and Agronomy Engineering Professor J. Fredy Cruz Centeno from the Universidad de El Salvador Facultad Multidisciplinario Paracentral.

Job Postings

Job Postings for Monday, June 27, 2016

Staff and faculty job descriptions are available in the Human Resources Department. For more information regarding staff positions call 7-2280 or email For more information regarding faculty positions contact the academic department in which the position is posted.

Department Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering. Apply online. 


Custodian, Facilities. AFSCME Internal Posting 6/27/16 - 7/1/16. External applicants will not be reviewed until after all internal applicants. Apply online.​

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

IT Connect

Do you have a visitor or guest speaker coming to Michigan Tech this summer? MichiganTechGuest, our guest wireless network, is available for them to have immediate access to WiFi. They simply need to search for the network and connect—no password required. IT wants both you and your guest to have the best possible wireless experience and we hope that this feature enhances the time your guest spends at Michigan Tech.

If you have any questions concerning MichiganTechGuest, contact us at or call 7-1111.  

In the News

Earth Island Journal, a website that publishes news about the world's environment, ran a story about the wolves and moose of Isle Royale, quoting Associate Professor John Vucetich and Professor Emeritus Rolf Peterson (SFRES). See the story here.


MLive, a statewide news service in Michigan, published a story about how an app called Handshake, developed by Michigan Tech students, is helping alumni of Grand Rapids Community College find jobs. Michigan Tech Career Services also uses the Handshake app. See the story here.