The Debweyendon Indigenous Gardens (DIGs) are part of the Bemadizijig ogitiganiwaa
      (People’s Garden) in L'Anse, Michigan. DIGs events included harvesting asemaa (tobacco),
      manoomin (wild rice) and other traditional medicines. Photo Credit: DIGs

MTU Builds and Broadens Food Sovereignty with Indigenous, State and University Partners

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded funds for a gathering next fall focused on revitalizing Indigenous food traditions.

Creating a welcoming and productive research culture means embracing diversity and

Guest Blog: Representation Opens Doors to Great Science

Kathy Halvorsen is the associate vice president for research development at Michigan Tech. She reflects on what makes a research . . .

Michigan Tech converted a lab into a clinical testing facility to help the campus
      and local community monitor COVID-19 outbreaks.

The Pandemic Toolbox: COVID-19's Wrench Remade Research Labs

When SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, began to spread through the US in spring 2020, Michigan Tech got to . . .

A foraging queen buzzes about her business—extracting pollen from a blueberry blossom—unhindered
      by a tiny tracking device.

Flight of the Bumblebees

Researchers rigged radio transmitters on 17 bumblebee queens, tracking them through blueberry fields in Argentina to better understand how wild . . .