Michigan Tech News

2009 Archive

The Great Lakes as seen from space.

Waterlife - a Great Lakes Film Epic - Coming to Michigan Tech Sept. 9

September 1, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

A free documentary film explores human and ecological aspects of the Great Lakes.

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Amanda Guza

Raindrops and cheering in the woods: Cross country running season kicks off

August 28, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

The atmosphere at Tech’s first cross country meet was low-key, and the trail was soggy. Coach Joe Haggenmiller wasn’t too concerned about finishes by his teams of men and women runners.

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The first line of defense against the flu

Better Safe Than Sorry: Swine Flu Preparation at Michigan Tech

August 27, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

Vaccinations, health recommendations and more

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Ski Hill Snow Guns

Gunning for Even Better Skiing: Mt. Ripley Improvements Continue

August 27, 2009
By Dennis Walikainen

Late August might seem an odd time of the year to discuss skiing, but Nick Sirdenis will chat about the sport and Mont Ripley Ski Hill anytime. In fact, he and his crew are quite busy on this sunny, mid-60s Wednesday, and, in part, it’s El Niño’s fault.

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International Graduate Students

International Graduate Student Applications Continue to Rise at Michigan Tech

August 26, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Unlike graduate schools nationwide, Michigan Tech attracted more international graduate students this year than last.

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Susan Carol McCarthy

Michigan Tech Summer Reading Talk Brings Two Perspectives on Florida’s Racial Violence

August 26, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

 

Susan Carol McCarthy, author of "Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands," and Evangeline Moore, daughter of slain civil rights activists Harry T. and Harriette M. Moore, address Michigan Tech students.

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From left, Students Christina Mishica and Kristen Monahan, with Michelle Bangen

Music with a Message

August 26, 2009
By John Gagnon

Using rock and roll to educate on the risks of drinking

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Lt. Col. James Spence

New Leader Commands Army ROTC Program

August 21, 2009
By John Gagnon

New Leader Commands Army ROTC Program

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US News & World Report Undergraduate Rankings 2010

Michigan Tech’s Undergraduate Engineering Ranking Rises

August 20, 2009
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's undergraduate engineering programs rose in the latest US News & World Report rankings, placing 64th in the nation among engineering schools whose highest degree is a doctorate.Environmental Engineering ranked 15th and Materials Science and Engineering ranked 17th nationally.

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Susan Carol McCarthy's

Michigan Tech Summer Reading Focuses on 1950s Racial Violence

August 19, 2009
By Marcia Goodrich

First-year students to discuss Susan Carol McCarthy's "Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands"

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