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    Michigan Tech Expands Data Science Programs to Meet Demand

    Environmental data science is the latest addition to Michigan Technological University undergraduate programs that teach students how to visualize, manage and understand data to find solutions for urgent global challenges. The potential power of environmental data science hit David Flaspohler, dean of Michigan Tech's College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science (CFRES), about four years ago during a conversation with his daughter. She was in the computer science Ph.D. program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology doing research that involved predicting the location of deep-sea thermal vents. The vents lie hundreds of feet below the surface of the Gulf of California in complete darkness, where they support a unique ecosystem.

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January 29, 2024
Michigan Tech Among Six Universities Collaborating on $5M Venture Fund, Consortium

Michigan Technological University is one of six public universities partnering to establish the $5 million Michigan University Innovation Capital Fund (MUICF) and the . . .

November 27, 2023
State Grant to Fund Major Expansion of Semiconductor Education at Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological University will receive $838,000 from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to support a major expansion of semiconductor education and training programs . . .

November 22, 2023
Michigan Technological University and LeapScholar launch new pathway program for Indian students

Michigan Technological University and LeapScholar are collaborating to make world-class education more accessible and affordable for Indian students. As part of the Leap Advantage program, both the . . .

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