Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

Michigan Tech to Host State's First Summer Transportation Institute

April 14, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is the first university in the state to receive a federal grant to host a National Summer Transportation Institute for high school students.

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Governor Appoints Tom Baldini to Michigan Tech Board of Control

April 13, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has appointed Marquette civic leader Thomas L. Baldini to fill a vacant seat on the Michigan Technological University Board of Control. Baldini will serve through 2016. He replaces David Brule, whose term has expired.

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Aerospace Enterprise Student Leader Wins Defense Department Fellowship

April 10, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The US Dept. of Defense is going to help a Michigan Tech student earn a graduate degree in nuclear engineering.

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Three Detroit Teens Win Summer Science Scholarships to Michigan Tech

April 9, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech has awarded scholarships for summer programs to three Detroit-area high school students for their entries in the Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit.

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Three Michigan Tech Students Named Goldwater Scholars

April 8, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

All three Michigan Tech student nominees Goldwater Scholarships this year.

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Science Spectacular Reveals the Fun Side of Science

April 3, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Girls from across the UP and northern Wisconsin will gather at Michigan Tech Saturday, April 4 for a day of hands-on science activities.

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Bone Deformities Linked to Inbreeding in Wolves of Isle Royale

April 3, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The wolves on Isle Royale are suffering from gentically deformed bones, and scientists from Michigan Tech blame extreme inbreeding.

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Digging Up the Past in Utah

March 27, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A scientist from Michigan is digging up the past in Utah. The 19th century pottery he unearths will be displayed at the Iron Mission State Park Museum in Cedar City.

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Johnson: More Research Needed to Boost Truck Fuel Economy, Safety

March 27, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

More research is needed to improve the safety and fuel economy of the nation's truck fleet, a Michigan Technological University faculty member told a congressional subcommittee Tuesday.

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Women's Basketball Welcome Home Celebration Slated for Thursday

March 24, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

The campus and community are invited to a welcome home celebration for the Michigan Tech women’s basketball team, who made it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division II National Championship in San Antonio. The Huskies were defeated by Minnesota State Mankato Tuesday, in a hard-fought, 61-53 battle.

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