Michigan Tech News

2010 Archive

Kara Oikarinen holds a baby in Ghana

Two Michigan Tech Students Win Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad

March 11, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech undergraduates have been named winners of the competitive Gilman Scholarships for study abroad. 

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Gary and Rob Scholie (standing, left to right), owners of Coca-Cola of Hancock, celebrate the Coca-Cola Foundation’s $10,000 donation to the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge with Challenge organizer Jay Meldrum.

Coke Gives $10,000 to Clean Snowmobile Challenge

March 10, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Donation spearheaded by Coca-Cola of Hancock

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GLIAC Champs

Tech to Host NCAA Midwest Women's Basketball Regional

March 8, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Women's basketball team hosts NCAA Regionals.

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President Glenn Mroz

Michigan Tech's Board of Control Extends President's Contract

March 5, 2010
By Marcia Goodrich

Contract extended until June 30, 2014

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Financial aid helps make Michigan Tech affordable

Michigan Tech Board of Control Makes Strong Commitment to Student Financial Assistance

March 4, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

At its March 2010 meeting, the Michigan Technological University Board of Control announced a significant increase in financial aid for students struggling to afford a college education.

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Aerial view of Northern Forest Ecosystem Experiment site in northern Wisconsin

How Will Forests Grow as the Climate Changes?

March 3, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech, US Forest Service scientists will study how a natural aspen forest responds to climate change conditions. 

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Chile Earthquake

Dispatches from Chile: Faculty Members’ Children Relate their Earthquake Experiences

March 3, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Children of computer science faculty member Chuck Wallace and his wife, Susanna Peters, a faculty member in social sciences, relate their experiences during the Chilean earthquake.

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Charles Wallace, Computer Science

Michigan Tech Faculty Members, Family and Student Survive Earthquake in Chile

March 1, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech computer science professor Charles Wallace, his wife, social sciences faculty member Susanna Peters, their children and study-abroad Tech student Evan Johnson survive Chilean earthquake.

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grc

Radio Signals, Diabetes, Beavers: Just Another Graduate Research Colloquium

March 1, 2010
By Dennis Walikainen

Graduate students present their best work at the annual Graduate Research Colloquium.

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Katie Wysocky, women's basketball player and Academic All-American

2 Michigan Tech Women's Basketball Players Gain Academic All-America Status

March 1, 2010
By Jennifer Donovan

Two Michigan Tech women's basketball players have been elected Academic All-Americans.

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