Michigan Tech News



Alumni Way at Michigan Tech: Husky Statue, Pavers Become Signature Pieces

May 23, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A campus improvement project will involve alumni, friends, and an iconic husky.

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Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to victory at the Kentucky Derby.

Michigan Tech Alumnus is no "Dumb Ass": California Chrome Proves Perry Martin Right

May 12, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

California Chrome heads to the Belmont as the favorite, bringing his co-owner, a Michigan Tech alumnus, with him.

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Engineering on Alcatraz: Alumna Involved in Restoration and Stabilization

April 15, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

The buildings on Alcatraz island are undergoing major structural renovations, and a civil engineering alumna is part of it all.

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Alumni Power at the Straits of Mackinac

April 3, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech alumni are instrumental in a major power station at the Straits of Mackinac.

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For the Love of Steam

March 6, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus is living out his dream, rebuilding and operating a steam locomotive in a replica of an old Pacific Northwest logging village.

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Scents that are Sent: oPhone Delivers Aromas

February 11, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech alumnus heads a team that is developing the oPhone, capable of sending scents around the world.

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Nathan Sankary heads for graduate school in Israel.

Michigan Tech Alumnus Tackles Graduate School in Israel

February 5, 2014
By Monica Lester

Nathan Sankary, a Michigan Tech alumnus, is learning more than engineering as he pursues a master's degree in Israel.

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Alumnus Digs Deep into St. Thomas’s Past

January 31, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

An industrial archaeologist is uncovering bits and pieces of a lost people and hopes to share his findings in a tropical paradise.

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Alum Explores a Mystery (and a Curse?)

January 24, 2014
By Dennis Walikainen

Oak Island, Nova Scotia, contains a centuries-old pit that might contain treasure. A Michigan Tech alumnus wants to find out.

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A Genius Idea: Tech Alumni’s Website Provides Interactive Trail Maps for Mont Ripley

December 12, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Trail Genius maps biking, hiking, skiing and running trails across the nation—and in the Keweenaw.

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