Michigan Tech News

2007 Archive

Michigan Tech Recruiting for Defense Department Jobs

December 21, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is the only university in the nation to partner with the US Department of Defense to recruit students for jobs.

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Michigan Tech Offers In-State Tuition to US Military Families Everywhere

December 14, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Technological University will offer in-state tuition to the sons, daughters or spouses of anyone on full-time active military duty anywhere in the world.

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Tradition of Public Access to UP Forests Threatened by Ownership Changes

December 12, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

A report indicates that the Upper Peninsula's unique identity could be changing as commercial forest ownership changes hands.

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Michigan Tech Alum Shares Nobel Peace Prize

December 7, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

A chemical engineering alumna from Michigan Tech is on her way to Oslo, Norway, for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize ceremonies.

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Tech to Dedicate Lighted Ski Trails, New Ski Lift Dec. 20

December 7, 2007
By Marcia Goodrich

7K of X-C trails now lit until 10 p.m. nightly, new lift improves access on the east side of Mt. Ripley

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Michigan Tech to Honor Alumni, New Grads at Midyear Commencement Dec. 15

December 6, 2007
By Marcia Goodrich


The university will recognize the achievements of more than 450 graduates.

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Michigan Tech Rises in NSF Rankings, Math Makes the Top 100

November 30, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has moved up in the National Science Foundation's annual report on research expenditures.

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Michigan Tech, GE Aviation Partner to Keep Work in Michigan

November 30, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

GE Aviation of Grand Rapids, Mich., is expanding its University Development Center in Houghton, a partnership with Michigan Tech.

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Professor Emeritus Named to National Environmental Engineering Academy Board

November 30, 2007
By Marcia Goodrich

C. Robert Baillod, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE).

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A Prehistoric Forest Rises From a Farmer's Pond

November 28, 2007
By Jennifer Donovan

The remains of a forest that may have been covered by the last glacier to melt on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan more than 10,000 years ago has been found in a farmer's pond.

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