Michigan Tech News

2008 Archive

Michigan Tech Cautiously Optimistic, Positioned for Growth

December 12, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Strategic planning and careful financial management has positioned Michigan Tech to weather future financial storms.

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Groundbreaking Climate Change Expert to Speak at Midyear Commencement

December 5, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

300 grads to be honored

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Michigan Tech Named University Partner for Half of State's Centers of Energy Excellence

December 4, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has been selected as the university partner for half of Michigan's Centers of Energy Excellence.

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Michigan Tech Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Developing Flex-Fuel Hybrid Technologies

November 21, 2008
By Marcia Goodrich

Merging flex-fuel, great mileage and low emissionsMichigan Tech Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Developing Flex-Fuel Hybrid TechnologiesMichigan Tech Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Developing Flex-Fuel Hybrid Technologies

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Learning from Worms: Forestry Researchers Build New Underground Lab at Michigan Tech

November 19, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and US Forest Service scientists will study the effect of worms and other variables on a simulated forest floor.

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Secrets of Softball and Snap-Crackle-Pop Revealed at YES! Expo

November 7, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

15,000 kids had fun with science Nov. 7.

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YES! Expo Brings Kids, Cats and CADS to Ford Field

October 31, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

YES! Expo reveals the excitement of science and engineering to middle and high-school students.

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Michigan Tech Receives $1.6 Million in NSF Grants to Expand High School Enterprise

October 29, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

$1.6 million in NSF grants will enable Michigan Tech to expand its High School Enterprise Program to eight high schools.

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Idle Farmlands Could Become Profitable Carbon Storage Banks

October 23, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Northern Michigan farmers could earn a profit converting idle farmland to tree plantations for bioenergy crops.

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Climate Change, Acid Rain Could Be Good for Forests

October 20, 2008
By Jennifer Donovan

Contrary to popular belief, moderate amounts of global warming and acid rain actually improve forest productivity.

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