Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

Granholm Presents Higher Ed Appropriations Budget

February 16, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Governor Jennifer Granholm has presented a budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year that would cut higher education appropriations by 3 percent.

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Phi Kappa Tau Winter Carnival Statue 2009

Phi Kappa Tau Wins Fraternity Statue Division

February 6, 2009
By Kara Sokol

Phi Kappa Tau brought home the gold in Michigan Tech's 2009 Winter Carnival statue competition, nabbing first place among the University's highly competitive fraternities.

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Michigan Tech Rides the Rails into the Future

February 6, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is betting on the future of rail transportation by establishing a Rail Transportation Program within the Michigan Tech Transportation Institute.

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Melissa Meyer, Winter Carnival 2009 Queen

A Crowning Achievement: Melissa Meyer Named Winter Carnival Queen

February 4, 2009
By Kara Sokol

When gowns sparkle, piano keys tickle, and extraterrestrials take over the Keweenaw for a nibble of pasty, it can mean only one thing--the 2009 Winter Carnival Queen Coronation has commenced.

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The Winter Carnival All-Nighter: A Magical Culinary Tour

February 4, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

When the campus comes alive for Winter Carnival on Wednesday's all-nighter, there are two things you can count on, in addition to snow statue building and cold temperatures: good food and lots of music.

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2009 Winter Carnival Human Bowling

Winter Carnival: A Frigid Place Gets a Blast from Space

February 3, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Winter Carnival celebrates Houghton's unique winter weather.

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Beta Sigma Theta Winter Carnival 2009

Students Labor on a Frosty Winter Carnival Night

February 3, 2009
By John Gagnon

There are bold things being done in the dead of night at this time of year.

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Jeff Allen to Receive 2009 SAE Teetor Award

January 29, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Jeffrey Allen, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics, has been selected to receive a 2009 SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award.

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Family with Local Roots Supports Tech

January 28, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Marshalls endow $700,000 scholarship fund

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Drill Here! Locating Drinking Water Under Challenging Conditions

January 27, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech researchers have developed a technique using satellite images to locate the best place to drill for water in volcanic ground.

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