Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

Dave Bezotte: The Library's French Connection

May 1, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Heidi Bostic is happy to finally sing the praises of Librarian David Bezotte, whom she calls Michigan Tech's "unsung hero."

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Michigan Tech Board of Control Approves Nine New Degrees

May 1, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Nine new degree programs--most of them in computer engineering and business--were approved today by the Michigan Technological University Board of Control at its regular meeting in Houghton.

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Low Tech, High Impact: Students Build a Grain Mill for Africa

April 28, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Africa is dotted with monuments to what doesn't work. Terry Woychowski wanted to build something that would.

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Michigan Tech 2009 Spring Commencement May 2

April 24, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Lt. Col. Otha Thornton, a presidential communications officer, is the featured speaker at Michigan Technological University’s Spring Commencement, set for Saturday, May 2.

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Governor Appoints Two Michigan Tech Deans to Wind Council

April 24, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech deans have been appointed to serve on the Great Lakes Wind Council.

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Three Graduate Engineering Programs Rank in Top 50

April 23, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate school rankings released today by US News & World Report rank three of Michigan Tech's graduate engineering programs in the top 50 nationwide.

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CN train traveling along the tracks.

CN Donates $250,000 to Michigan Tech's Rail Transportation Program

April 22, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

CN, one of the largest railroads in North America, today announced it has donated $250,000 to Michigan Technological University's Rail Transportation Program to create the CN Rail Transportation Education Center (CN RTEC).

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NSF Awards $4 Million to Michigan Tech to Build Earth Science Teaching Model in Grand Rapids

April 22, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Grant enables Michigan Tech to partner with Grand Rapids Public Schools to design a science teaching model.

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Graduate Education Event April 23 Will Highlight Michigan's Best and Brightest

April 21, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students from across Michigan are presenting their research to legislators in Lansing at Graduate Education Day April 23.

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Professor Perishes in Kayaking Accident

April 20, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Professor Richard Honrath, a leader of Michigan Tech's atmospheric sciences program and recipient of the 2006 Research Award, died Friday, April 17, in a kayaking accident on the Silver River in Baraga County.

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