Michigan Tech News


Greenhouse and soil lab manager Karena Schmidt holds one of the American chestnut seedlings.

School of Forestry Brings American Chestnut Back to the Keweenaw

November 18, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science is bringing the American chestnut back to Houghton.

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Jill Poliskey, a Portage Health Foundation undergraduate research scholar,  works with Eric Friesen from Nicaragua to build 3-D printing technology for students in his country.

MichiganTech Professor, Student Help Bring 3-D Printing to Nicaragua

November 17, 2015
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech helps provide 3-D printers for Nicaragua.  

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Tess Ahlborn with S. Saraswati, president of the Indian Concrete Institute.

Tess Ahlborn Brings Concrete Insights to India

November 2, 2015
By Monica Lester

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Tess Ahlborn presents keynote address at concrete conference in India.

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During a virtual reality demo, graduate student Bochao Li (left) talks about the Oculus Rift.

High School Students Host Computer Programming Workshop for Middle School Girls

October 16, 2015
By Brooke Powell

High school girls who love computer programming share their passion with middle school girls. 

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Professor Emeritus Bill Rose with the 3.5 ton nickel-copper sulfide boulder from the Eagle Mine.

Boulders from Eagle Mine on Display at Michigan Tech

October 5, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

A unique nickel-copper sulfide boulder containing platinum and other rare elements has been excavated from the Eagle Mine north of Marquette and placed on display in the Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building at Michigan Tech.

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Michigan Technology University will sponsor Career FEST Industry Days giving students a chance to get a hands-on look at various industries.

Career FEST Begins September 3

September 1, 2015
By Mark Wilcox

In preparation for the Fall Career Fair, September 29, students at Michigan Technological University will have the chance to experience several industries through "hands on" activities at Career FEST, beginning September 3. 

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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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WHCOA White House

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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