University Marketing and Communications

2018 Michigan Tech Magazine

Six months, 41 researchers, two pipelines, 4,380 simulations, roughly 2 million gallons of oil, and more than 600 pages of science. In an independent risk analysis of the Straits Pipelines, Michigan Tech led a team of experts to answer one question: what's the worst that could happen? Read issue two of the 2018 Michigan Tech Magazine online.

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My Michigan Tech: Elle Barton

Elle Barton, an undergraduate forestry major, talks about why she chose forestry and Michigan Tech. The short answer? She gets to be outside with professors that not only teach but care.

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Acoustic Engineers use Carbon Nanotubes

Our students and faculty know what tomorrow needs. Acoustics engineering focuses on making spaces sound the best they can by analyzing complex sound waves, testing new materials, and building sound-cancelling devices. That matters because in places like hospitals, noisy heating and cooling units affect people’s ability to recover from illness and prevent airborne infection.

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21 hours ago - More than 325 bachelor’s, master’s and PhD recipients are expected to attend Midyear Commencement at Michigan Technological University. Ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 15) in the Wood Gym of the Student Development Complex on the Houghton Campus.
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Yesterday - $78.6 million in research expenditures. 92 percent undergraduate job placement rate.18th in the nation for return on investment. We're ready for tomorrow. Are you? Get started today.
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Yesterday - "Moving beyond academic exercises to implementation empowers all of us to create technology that works for individuals, organizations and society. By valuing both the theoretical and the practical, we best position our students to lead in the Fourth Industrial Revolution." –Adrienne Minerick, dean of the School of Technology