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 

University Open, Recovery Underway in Wake of Flash Floods

The National Weather Service reports as much as seven inches of rain fell in the Copper Country between 11 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday, with the majority of rainfall occurring from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday. Roadways throughout the area washed out; homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed by mudslides, flooding and cave-ins. . . . Read More

Commencement, Commissioning, Congratulations

Commencement ceremonies take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5,  in the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena in the Student Development Complex. Nearly 1,000 graduates are expected to participate, with 708 bachelor’s, 229 master’s and 49 PhD degrees awarded. Sixteen students will receive more than one bachelor’s degree, while 10 . . . Read More

At the Water's Edge, Michigan Tech Celebrates World Water Day

While World Water Day is traditionally celebrated on March 22, the Michigan Tech celebration is scheduled for March 27-29. The Michigan Tech observance features a keynote lecture, panel discussion on nature-based solutions for water along with film screenings and discussions. A poster session and art exhibition is also part of the celebration. . . . Read More