Michigan Tech News


The University of Kettering's four-stroke sled took first place at the 2014 SAE Clean Snowobile Challenge, held at Michigan Tech.

Kettering, McGill Win 2014 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 10, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech honored with Bill Paddleford Founder’s Award for Most Sportsmanlike Conduct.

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Graduate students Lindsey Watch, Cameron Goble, Tony Mathys and Luke Bowman are learning to communicate science to school children and the public.

Budding Scientists Learn to Communicate their Research

March 6, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students in NSF-funded fellowship program learn to communicate about science. 

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Driver William Gielda and the Michigan Technological University sled, which completed the 2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run.

Nine Sleds Complete 2014 Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

March 4, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

"The quality of the snowmobiles has really gone up."

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Marilyn Clark, CEO of the MTEC SmartZone, presents a breakout session.

Reaching for the Future at Society of Women Engineers Conference

February 25, 2014
By Monica Lester

Michigan Tech's Society of Women Engineers hosts 700 women in science, technology, engineering and math.

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Michigan Tech's entry in the 2013 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

15th Annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge Kicks Off Next Week

February 24, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

The public is invited to see sleds run on a new kind of flex fuel.

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Children discover that they can jam a skewer into the top or bottom of a balloon, where the rubber is thicker, without popping it, while the same skewer punched through the thinner, central part of the balloon where the tension is greater will burst it.

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers Share the Science of Basketball at NBA All-Star 2014

February 11, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers will share the science of basketball with fans and their families at the 12014 NBA All-Star Jam in New Orleans before the NBA All-Star Game. 

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New Sponsor, New Trophy and New Fuel at the 2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

February 4, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

This year, the winner will take home the MacLean-Fogg Cup.

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Chuck Wallace, at left, helps Bob Veeser use his computer.

Michigan Tech Helping People Cross the Digital Divide

January 17, 2014
By Monica Lester

A faculty-led group of computer science and humanities students is helping people learn to use computers at the Portage Lake District Library. 

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Class Investigates Tapping Mines for Geothermal Heat in Calumet

December 11, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Social Sciences Assistant Professor Richelle Winkler led students through a semester-long research project encompassing community, history and the environment.

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High school students board the Agassiz to collect water samples and see how scientists use the research vessel.

Science is Spelled Excitement during STEM Awareness Month

October 31, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Michigan Tech shares the excitement of science and engineering with school children. 

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