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Students in Michigan Tech's Unit Operations Lab get hands-on preparation for high-powered chemical engineering careers.

Michigan Tech Shines in New Brookings Institution Report on the Economic Value of an Education

May 8, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Brookings Institution report gives Michigan Tech high marks on measures of the economic value of a university education. 

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Hugh Gorman Named Chair of Social Sciences

May 8, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Hugh Gorman, professor of social sciences, will be the next chair of the Department of Social Sciences, Bruce Seely, dean of the College of Sciences and Arts, announced.  He succeeds Pat Martin, whose term ends June 30. Martin is retiring.  

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Winning Senior Design team, from the left: Jessica Buck, Sean Mackey, Sophia Rizzo, Nicholas Sill (in the back), John Schuman, Joshua Kizer (wearing the suit), Jaclyn Johnson, Mikhail Alexander, Kevin Johnson, Bill Endres.

Engineering Students Win Air Force Research Lab University Design Challenge

May 1, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

A Senior Design team won top prize at the Air Force Research Lab University Design Challenge with its design for a wearable cooling device for soldiers in the field.  

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Design Expo 2015 Success: Winners, Senior Design and Enterprise Projects

April 17, 2015
By Allison Mills

Design Expo teams showcase their most innovative engineering problem-solving skills.

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Dale Dewald, at right, and Finlandia sculpture students open a green sand mold to pull out the patterns and to cut passageways (called gates) for the metal to flow into the molded cavities.

Finlandia Art Students Find New Tools in Michigan Tech Foundry

April 15, 2015
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech and Finlandia partner to give sculpture students a chance to explore the art and science of casting metal. 

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Get Ready, Get Set: Design Expo 2015

April 13, 2015
By Allison Mills

It’s time for the Design Expo at Michigan Technological University, coming up Thursday April 16, 2015. The event is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building Ballroom and showcases undergraduate engineering projects.

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Cory Sullivan participating in Nasdaq closing

APMP Team Repeats Win in New York City

March 31, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Michigan Tech student investing team wins in international competition for the second year in a row.

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Biomedical optics is one of the biomedical engineering research focuses at Michigan Tech.

Michigan Tech Graduate Engineering Specialties on the Rise in US News Rankings

March 10, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Six Michigan Tech engineering programs rise in US News graduate school rankings. 

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Riding on the basket boats in Da Nang, Vietnam, wearing crowns and rings made of leaves growing alongside the river.

Studying on the Rolling Ocean

March 5, 2015
By Monica Lester

Traveling, studying,conducting research, learning about the world -- all part of a Semester at Sea.

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Career Fair is about building connections.

Building a Snow Statue, Building a Career

February 19, 2015
By Kevin Hodur

Just a couple of weeks ago, they were building statues and sculptures. This week they're building something that will last well beyond the first warmth of spring.

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