Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

Lenora Ashford

Michigan Tech Reaches Out to K-12 Students, Teachers

December 11, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Board of Control impressed with range and scope of University's K-12 education outreach.

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Joe Berger, #67, a former Husky, plays with the Miami Dolphins.

Former Husky Berger Starts at Center for NFL's Miami Dolphins

December 9, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Former Michigan Tech football player Joe Berger now plays for the Miami Dolphins. He got his first start in a game against the Buffalo Bills Nov. 29.

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Cameron Hartnell wears Scott Turner's historic academic hood to receive his PhD in industrial heritage and archeology.

Mining History Comes to Life at Michigan Tech Commencement

December 8, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

One of Michigan Tech's first recipients of a PhD in industrial heritage and archeology wears the 77-year-old academic hood belonging to the subject of his doctoral dissertation at the University's 2009 mid-year Commencement.

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Chuck Olson, senior image analyst

Michigan Tech Research Institute Image Analyst Receives Top Honor in Field

December 4, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Chuck Olson, senior image analyst at the Michigan Tech Research Institute, has been named an Honorary Member of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).

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Charles Wallace, Computer Science

Michigan Tech Computer Science Professor Wins Fulbright Scholarship

December 4, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Computer Science Professor Charles Wallace has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach and do research in Chile.

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George Butvilas

Over 400 Students Graduating at Midyear Commencement

December 3, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

George Butvilas, chair of Michigan Tech Fund Board of Trustees, to speak and receive honorary doctorate.

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Messiah Rehearsal

Messiah will put the campus, community in the holiday mood

December 3, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Tech Concert Choir perform Handel's Messiah at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, under the baton of new director Joel Neves.

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Sponsored programs use external funding to support research, education and outreach.

Michigan Tech Research Funding Climbs

December 1, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Research funding at Michigan Tech increased by more than 28 percent during the past fiscal year.

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Pete Pelissero, manager of Fleet Services, oversees the effort to switch to hybrid vehicles, including nine SUVs for admission representatives.

Michigan Tech Fleet Services Goes Green

November 25, 2009
By John Gagnon

Tech begins switch to hybrid vehicles

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Beckwith Gallery

Beckwith Honored with Gallery at Central Michigan University

November 24, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Donors Peter and Arlee Tampas cited Beckwith's enthusiasm for teaching and sharing her artistic knowledge.

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