Michigan Tech News

2010 Archive

Student-designed pit toilet is on display in Washington, DC.

Tech Team Wins National Honorable Mention for Improved Pit Toilet

April 22, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

A Michigan Tech Senior Design Team showcased their improved pit toilet at National Sustainability Expo in Washington, D.C.

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Caleb Wendel, Michigan Tech alumnus and owner of The Bike Shop,  and Kyle Bordeau, president of the Copper Country Cycling Club, work on an abandoned bike.

Orphan Bikes Prepared for Adoption

April 21, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Students, alumni, campus police and local businessmen repair bikes abandoned on Michigan Tech campus.

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Consumer Product Manufacturing Enterprise team member Ben Stenske checks out the wood boiler.

Wood Boiler, Medical Measuring Device, Biochemical Breakthrough: 2010 Undergraduate Expo Winners Named

April 20, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

2010 Undergraduate Research Expo award winners are announced.

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APMP Takes Second at RISE X

April 16, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

School of Business and Economics students in the Applied Portfolio Management Program take second place in the value category of the RISE X investment competition.

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Ash Cloud Wreaks Havoc with Airspace, and It Could be Worse

April 15, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Geology assistant professor Simon Carn studies the recent Iceland volcano eruption with satellite data, looking at sulfur dioxide content of the ash cloud and the cloud's affect on air traffic.

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Moped Senior Design team members Andrew Bomstad, Ben Vindedahl, Adam Bieber, Jared Recker and Josh Schmidt

Michigan Tech Seniors Build an Air-Powered Moped

April 15, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Students add scuba tanks to a two-wheeler

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Study of hibernation in marmots could help solve puzzle of disuse osteoporosis for astronauts and the bedridden.

Michigan Space Grant Consortium Funds 27 Projects at Michigan Tech

April 15, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

The Michigan Space Grant Consortium has funded 27 projects with grants totaling $105,000.

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Puerto Rican high school students work on their underwater robot,

From Puerto Rico to the UP, With Underwater Robots and New Socks

April 14, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

A Puerto Rican high school Enterprise team brings their underwater robots to Michigan Tech's Undergraduate Research Expo.

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2010 Undergraduate Research Expo

Tech's Best Undergraduate Research on Display at Expo Today

April 14, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

The spotlight is on undergraduate research at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Expo.

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Senior Stephanie Smith has discovered that a common grass can remove two antibiotics from water.

Grass Shows Promise for Removing Antibiotics from Water

April 13, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Antibiotics in the water supply pose threats to health. Now, a grass from India may remove them from the waste stream.

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