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Sahil Thakkar prepares Indian food for MUB's first Khana Khazana.

International Food Coming to Campus - First Lunch Will Help Haitian Relief

January 26, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

International students will cook dishes from their homelands to serve at the Memorial Union Commons on Fridays. Proceeds from the first lunch on Jan. 29 will go to help Haitian relief.  

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Fredline Ilorme (2nd from right), her parents and brothers in Haiti

Michigan Tech Rallies Around Haitians on Campus

January 20, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Far from their devastated homeland, Haitian members of the Michigan Tech community struggled to track down family members and friends in the wake of last week's disastrous earthquake. Here is the personal story of Fredline Ilorme, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, who writes about the longest 24 hours of her life.

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Michigan Tech honors Martin Luther King, 2009

“Dream” Speech, Peace March Kick Off a Week of MLK Events

January 14, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech is honoring the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of observances, culminating in the annual MLK banquet Saturday, Jan. 23.

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Heather Marker (left) and Alex Mallos (Right) are thrilled with their holiday gift bags from the University Women's Connection.

University Women's Connection Plays Santa to First-Year Women

December 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The University Women's Connection fills holiday gift bags for first-year women students.

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George Butvilas

Over 400 Students Graduating at Midyear Commencement

December 3, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

George Butvilas, chair of Michigan Tech Fund Board of Trustees, to speak and receive honorary doctorate.

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Sampling ethnic cuisine at the International Food Festival.

Many Nations Break Bread at International Food Festival

November 17, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

International students cooked up a buffet table laden with native dishes for the 3rd annual International Food Festival.

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Amber Roth with the nets used to capture golden-winged warblers.

Michigan Tech Graduate Student Aids International Bird Rescue Effort

November 16, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech graduate student works with scientists and conservationists on two continents to rescue the golden-winged warbler, a tiny migratory bird that breeds in the upper midwest and Canada.

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National Survey of Student Engagement

Michigan Tech Students Report a Supportive Campus Environment

November 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

In the 2009 National Survey of Student Engagement, Michigan Tech students report a supportive campus environment, active and collaborative learning. 

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Golf Course in fall

2009 was Fine, but Golf Course Seeks Constant Improvement

October 30, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Beginning with the Par and Grill restaurant, Mark Maroste, manager of the Portage Lake Golf Course, says it was a very good season. But he has even more planned for the future.

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Powwow: Alumna Guides Youth, Celebrates Native Traditions

October 26, 2009
By John Gagnon

Native Americans, Tech community celebrate 14th annual powwow on campus.

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