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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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Noah Kelly setting out on his Bike and Build trip.

Michigan Tech Student Bikes Cross-Country to Help Build Affordable Housing

May 5, 2015
By Monica Lester

A Michigan Tech student heads out across the country on his bicycle to help build affordable housing.

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The PCMI student encouraged residents of Molocaboc, a distant island in the Philippines, to develop seaweed farming as an alternative way to make a living.

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Students Weather Horrendous Storms

March 24, 2015
By Monica Lester

Two Peace Corps Masters International students survive devastating cyclone and typhoon and stay to help islanders rebuild.  

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From the left, NMU President Fritz Erickson, LSSU President Tom Pleger, Michigan Tech Director of Career Services Steve Patchin (representing President Glenn Mroz), and Gov. Rick Snyder.

UP Education Partnership Honored

March 6, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech, Northern Michigan and Lake Superior State Universities win the Governor's 2015 Collaborate Award.

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Nasser Alaraje with his  embedded systems female class at Qatar University.

Hands Across the Sea—From Michigan Tech to the Middle East and Back

February 26, 2015
By Monica Lester

A Michigan Tech School of Technology faculty member finds teaching in Qatar quite different.

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Graduate students who are learning how to communicate their science work on their news releases. From the left, Anika Kuczynski, Professor Alex Mayer (standing), Patricia Spellman, Brian Danhoff, Nicholas Bolton.

PhD Students Learn to Communicate their Research

February 12, 2015
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students try their hand at writing news releases about the difficulties of communicating research.  

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New Power Tour student volunteers insulated this attic.

Putting Education into Action: Michigan Tech Student Spearheads Energy Prize Project

January 27, 2015
By Monica Lester

A Michigan Tech graduate student leads a community-wide effort to win $5 million energy prize.

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Superior Ideas Challenges Enterprise Students to Help Fund Their Projects

January 26, 2015
By Monica Lester

Superior Ideas, Michigan Tech's crowdfunding site,  challenges Enterprise students to compete for matching funding.

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Pushpalatha Murthy (left) and Rohini Godbole at a STEM professional women's workshop in Bangalore.

Chemistry Professor Gives Women in STEM a Step Up

January 14, 2015
By Monica Lester

Chemistry Professor Pushpalatha Murthy helps women in STEM worldwide expand their career options. 

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Senior archivist Lindsay Hiltunen in the Michigan Tech Archives.

Michigan Tech Archivists Preserve the Past for the Future

November 17, 2014
By Monica Lester

Under archivists' skilled hands, the past comes back to life in the Archives at Michigan Tech.

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