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 

Former Board of Trustees Member Tom Baldini Dies

Baldini, a prominent name in Upper Peninsula civics and politics, was appointed to the Board of Trustees by then-Governor Jennifer Granholm in 2009. He served on the board from January of 2010 until December 31, 2016. At the time of his appointment, Baldini said, "It’s a great honor to be named by the governor to be a member of Michigan . . . Read More

2017 Midyear Commencement

James Parm, partner at Inc. CEO Project, will deliver the commencement address. Parm graduated from Michigan Tech in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. In his current position, Parm provides business strategy to corporate CEOs. He has a long and distinguished career leading international technology companies . . . Read More

Opie Receives Melvin Calvin Medal

University President Glenn Mroz announced he has presented Opie with the Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction. Opie graduated from Michigan Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering in 1961. The Detroit native spent most of his career with General Electric, retiring in 2000 as vice chairman/executive director. . . . Read More

Tech in Ten: A Foundation in Faculty

In a bit of format reversal, we asked Dean Seely—a historian of technology—what he would have gotten right if asked for his insights on the University’s future in 2006. A few things, says Seely. First, he anticipated that Michigan Tech would undergo a significant demographic transition in the faculty ranks—and it did. In . . . Read More