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From left, Gopal Jayaraman, Mary Raber and Lorelle Meadows from Michigan Tech, pose with O.M.S.P.C. Marimuthu of Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology at the signing of a MOU between the two schools.

Michigan Tech Partners with College in India

August 25, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Michigan Tech's Pavlis Institute for Global Technological Leadership has entered into a partnership with Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology in India. It is the Institute's second partnership with an Indian university. 

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Portage Health Foundation, Michigan Tech Partner to Promote Sustainable Community Health

August 6, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Details of Michigan Tech's new community health partnership with the Portage Health Foundation.  

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Yasmeen Jassim, left, a student from Bahrain, launches a sky lantern during the Women In Engineering program at Michigan Technological University.

Girls from Bahrain Attend WIE

July 23, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

In 1982, Michele Kimpel Guzman spent an inspiring summer in Michigan Tech's Women in Engineering program.  Now a diplomat in Bahrain, she is extending that opportunity to girls in the small, middle-eastern country.  

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Chuck Wallace Shares How to Break Digital Barriers at White House Conference

July 17, 2015
By Allison Mills

Chuck Wallace is all about breaking down digital barriers. And because of his success in doing that, this week, he got to present his work at the White House Conference on Aging.

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Undergraduate interns from Kasetsart University in Bangkok celebrate their summer internship on Husky Plaza. From the left: Fight, Praew, Seagames, Tarn and Paul.

Thai Students Find Michigan Tech Summers Chilly, Engineering Hot

July 15, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Engineering undergraduates from Kasetsart University in Bangkok spend the summer interning at Michigan Tech.

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Middle-school science teachers explore new ways to make science relevant.

Teachers Work on New Ways to Teach Middle-School Science This Week at Three Universities

June 24, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Middle-school science teachers find new ways to make science relevant for students.

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Tolou Shokuhfar, assistant professor in mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics and Linda Ott, professor of computer sciences have been named among 100 Women in STEM by Insight Into Diversity Magazine

Shokuhfar, Ott receive Diversity Awards

June 15, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

Tolou Shokufhar and Linda Ott, faculty members at Michigan Technological University, have been named among 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by Insight Into Diversity Magazine.

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Parade of Nations Announces its 2015 Theme

June 2, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

The theme for the annual Parade of Nations and Multicultural Festival in September is World of Lore and Legends

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A copper specimen from the Phoenix Mine in Keweenaw County. The red color comes from a thin coating of the mineral cuprite.  Photo:  Debra Wilson

Two Universities Collaborate to Preserve Historic Mineral Collection for the People of Michigan

May 12, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and the University of Michigan are collaborating to give the University of Michigan mineral collection a new home at the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum. 

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Children from the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Youth STEM Academy learn to ski on Mont Ripley.

Science Helps Students Master Skiing

May 5, 2015
By Monica Lester

Students from the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College's Youth STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy learn the physics of skiing on the slopes of Mont Ripley. 

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