Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

Powwow: Alumna Guides Youth, Celebrates Native Traditions

October 26, 2009
By John Gagnon

Native Americans, Tech community celebrate 14th annual powwow on campus.

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Aspen Institute

Michigan Tech MBA Honored Again by Aspen Institute

October 23, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech’s School of Business and Economics MBA program has been honored by the Aspen Institute’s 2009-2010 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and alternative ranking of business schools.

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John Krystof

Chemical Engineering Grads Among the Best in National Design Competition

October 23, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Terry Mazure and John Krystof take the silver and bronze in AIChE design challenge

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Safehouse Monster

CANCELLED--Residence Halls Host Halloween Safehouse Saturday, Oct. 31

October 23, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

The Oct. 31, 2009, Safehouse has been cancelled to help prevent the spread of flu in the community.

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Gordon Parker

Michigan Tech Researchers Lead Project to Develop Cleaner, More Efficient Diesel Engines

October 20, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Effort is funded by a $2.8 million grant from the DOE National Energy Technology Lab

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Wildfires near San Diego

Michigan Tech Research Institute Receives NIH Grant to Study Wildfires, Health

October 15, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Where there are wildfires, there is smoke. And climate change may mean more wildfires and more intense ones. What might that mean for the health of people downwind from the smoke? 

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Alex Guth in Kenya

Student Transforms into National Geographic Star

October 15, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Alex Guth, PhD student, online lecturer and Kenyan geology researcher, was tapped as an expert for a National Geographic television show airing next spring.

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Crystal Shawanda

Native American Speakers’ Forum, Spirit of the Harvest Powwow Oct. 23-24

October 14, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Featuring performances by country music star Crystal Shawanda and amazing hoop dancer Lowrey Begay

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New homecoming activities this year included a tug of war and sand castles.

Homecoming Fun and Games at Prince's Point

October 9, 2009
By John Gagnon

sand castles, a tug of war and lots more

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Michigan Tech EcoCAR co-advisor Wayne Weaver with team members Chris Lucier, Trever Hassell, Eric Joseph and Lucas Meeuwsen

Michigan Tech EcoCAR Team Hits the Road

October 9, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Team takes delivery on 2009 GM Saturn Vue

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