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9 Things that Make Winter Epic at Michigan Tech

December 10, 2013
By Kara Sokol

The calendar tells us that the official start to winter hits on December 21. But here at Michigan Tech, we’re just a little bit more ambitious than that. For the true winter lovers out there—the skiers, the snowboarders, the happy snow-angel makers—December at Tech is absolutely epic. Here are nine things that every true snow-loving Husky celebrates come early-winter time.

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Scott Usitalo

Fortune 150 Executive and Copper Country Native Scott Usitalo to Speak at Midyear Commencement

December 6, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

More than 400 students to graduate

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Community ESL Presentation

New ESL Course Makes Life at Tech Easier for International Scholars’ Spouses

December 3, 2013
By Danny Messinger

A new seven-week crash-course in social English aims to make life in Houghton easier for spouses of international scholars.

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Michigan Tech's Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity spearheads the main food drive for local charity Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly.

Lambda Chi Alpha Food Drive: Three Tons and Counting

November 13, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Fraternity brother: "It's better than Christmas."

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spear point

Ancient Copper Spear Point in Special Exhibit at A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum

November 12, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Found by a Michigan Tech employee while she was wading in Portage Lake.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a time to focus on responsible relationships at Michigan Tech.

Domestic Violence Awareness Projects Help Keep Everyone Safe

October 24, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Michigan Tech is sponsoring a number of self-protection and conciousness-raising projects.

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Students talk with representatives from Gerdau, a major steel industry company.

Steel is Real--and Growing

October 17, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Steel companies come to Tech to talk with students about careers in the steel industry.

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Orientation team leaders learn and teach cultural awareness.

Michigan Tech Receives Diversity Award for Second Year

October 17, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech receives INSIGHT into Diversity magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for the second year in a row.

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A blacksmith works his art and craft.

Blacksmithing: a Problem-Solving Art

October 16, 2013
By Monica Lester

Students forge ahead in the Michigan Tech Smithing Guild.

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Paul Sanders, left, and Patrick Quimby decanting molten red brass into the sand mold.

Brass University Seals to Grace the Memorial Union Kiosk

October 15, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Paul Sanders: "I think the University community will be very pleased."

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