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Michigan Tech to Host State's First Summer Transportation Institute

April 14, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is the first university in the state to receive a federal grant to host a National Summer Transportation Institute for high school students.

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Aerospace Enterprise Student Leader Wins Defense Department Fellowship

April 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The US Dept. of Defense is going to help a Michigan Tech student earn a graduate degree in nuclear engineering.

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Michigan Tech Remains Top Peace Corps School

March 6, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Approximately 34 graduate students from Michigan Tech are serving in the Peace Corps around the world as part of their master's degree program. As a result, the Peace Corps has announced, Michigan Tech remains the university with the most Peace Corps Master's International (PCMI) program students in the nation. Tech ranked number one in the nation last year too.

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Michigan Tech Board of Control Approves Bonds for $24 Million in Capital Projects

March 5, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

At its regular meeting today, Michigan Technological University's Board of Control approved issuing bonds totaling more than $24 million for capital improvement projects.

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Former Students Establish Scholarship in Memory of Bill Gregg

March 4, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Two of Bill Gregg's former students have established a scholarship fund in his memory.

Seth and Shannon (Bair) Lemke both graduated from Michigan Tech in 2000, Shannon with a BS in Geological Engineering and Seth with a dual major in geological engineering and geophysics.

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Drill Here! Locating Drinking Water Under Challenging Conditions

January 27, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech researchers have developed a technique using satellite images to locate the best place to drill for water in volcanic ground.

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Michigan Tech Provost Accepts Presidency of Canadian University

January 9, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Lesley Lovett-Doust has accepted the presidency of Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario.

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Michigan Tech Receives $1.6 Million in NSF Grants to Expand High School Enterprise

October 29, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

$1.6 million in NSF grants will enable Michigan Tech to expand its High School Enterprise Program to eight high schools.

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Michigan Tech Offers Nation’s First Peace Corps Master’s International Mechanical Engineering Program

September 18, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech forms nation's first Peace Corps Master's International program in mechanical engineering.

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Changing Faces: National Science Foundation Grant Will Help Michigan Tech ADVANCE

September 15, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has received a large NSF grant to improve its hiring processes and provide mentorship for faculty.

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