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Noyce Scholar Jeremy Brown explains a moon rock to students in a Chassell, Mich., school.

Noyce Scholarships Turn STEM Majors into Science & Math Teachers

October 31, 2013
By Monica Lester

NSF-funded Noyce Scholarship program helps science, technology, engineering and math majors become science and math teachers.

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Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick.

Faculty Take Students Abroad

October 24, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Faculty take Michigan Tech students on international trips ­— and it's all for college credit.

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Zombies Are Coming to Michigan Tech!

October 17, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Undead U: A Zombie Symposium, on All Saints Day: Friday, Nov. 1.

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Adrienne Minerick

Minerick to Present at NAE Symposium on Engineering Education

October 17, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

A hands-on course that teaches grad students and undergrads how to do research and solve complex engineering problems from the ground up.

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Undergraduates at Michigan Tech enjoy small classes and accessible faculty.

Undergraduate Ranking Rises Among Public Universities; Michigan Tech Also Named Military Friendly School

September 10, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's ranking rises among national public universities in US News & World Report's annual ranking of undergraduate education.

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Michigan Tech Ranked Among Best Midwestern Colleges

August 8, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Princeton Review has again ranked Michigan Tech a Best Midwestern College in its 2014 ratings.

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Maria Stull, Haley Le and Christina Li (left to right) developed mobile apps as part of their week-long scholarship program for Women in Computer Science at Michigan Tech.

Young Women Explore Computing Careers

July 12, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Computer science is a wide open field for women, as 19 high school girls learned during a week-long scholarship program at Michigan Tech.

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Students preparing dishes in the Cooking with a Physicist class: (l-r) Renee Batzloff, Colin Gurganus, Kathryn Cox, Jonathan Curtis

Fried Rice and Physics Make Perfect Classmates

July 3, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

It's not everyday you see a fully functional kitchen in a lecture hall. But with Cooking with a Physicist, students learn hands-on about the principles of physics and the challenges of culinary adventures.

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Potential earnings are part of the value of a university education.

Business Insider Gives Michigan Tech High Marks for Graduates' Earning Potential

June 21, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

A new university ranking system takes the potential earning potential of graduates into account, and Michigan Tech fares well. 

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A closeup view of the prosthetic knee mechanism.

Tech Students Help Patients in India Get a Leg Up

June 10, 2013
By Travis Gendron

A Senior Design team makes a prosthetic knee more affordable and effective for patients in India. 

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