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Army ROTC students get ready to take off on their early-morning cross-country skiing.

Army ROTC Students Ski the Tech Trails

April 2, 2015
By Monica Lester

Army ROTC students greet the dawn on the Tech Trails.

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University Innovation Fellows attend Epicenter training in Silicon Valley.

University Innovation Fellows Promote Entrepreneurship at Tech

March 23, 2015
By Monica Lester

University Innovation Fellows have been chosen from universities around the nation to increase innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. Michigan Tech has five of 169 fellows at 85 campuses. 

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Red Ridge Dam Falls.  Photo: Jacob Emerick, Waterfalls of the Keweenaw

Michigan Tech Celebrates World Water Day

March 18, 2015
By Monica Lester

World Water Day events span a week at Michigan Tech.

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Hard at Work

Because It Means Something

February 5, 2015
By Kevin Hodur

The All-Nighter is not sand castles on the beach. It isn't shorts and a t-shirt. Because it wouldn't be anything if it was.

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Alexis Schroeder (right) and a teammate sweep the ice to help direct the stone.

Michigan Tech Students Compete in National Junior Curling Championships

January 29, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Three Tech students sweep and throw their way to National Junior Curling Championships.

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1st Element sustainable bamboo-framed sunglasses.

Student Entrepreneurs Launch Sustainable Sunglasses Company

January 20, 2015
By Monica Lester

Student entrepreneur launches a sustainable sunglasses company.

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Birds calling, waves splashing, snow being shoveled and other  sounds of the natural world around us bring a new dimension to the visually striking Forestry atrium.

Soundscape Brings an Auditory Aesthetic to Forestry Atrium

January 15, 2015
By Monica Lester

Faculties from three colleges and schools collaborate to produce Michigan Tech's first soundscape.

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Biological Sciences  Professor Nancy Auer with the drifter that traveled all the way across Lake Superior.

A Drifter's Voyage across the Big Lake

December 8, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

A drifter set afloat by a scientist on the north shore of Lake Superior finds its way to the beachfront of another scientist at Michigan Tech.   

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Biking Houghton's waterfront trail

Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Asks: Is Michigan Tech the Most Outdoorsy?

September 26, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech’s scenic and wild side sets us apart; now it’s time to earn bragging rights for how much we use these assets to our advantage through the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge. 

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All the colors of the rainbow signify Pride Week.

Making Michigan Tech a Safe Place

September 23, 2014
By Monica Lester

Safe Place training helps faculty and staff learn to support gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer students.  

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