Michigan Tech News

2011 Archive

Callie Bertsch with school children in a Muslim village in Bulgaria.

Michigan Tech Peace Corps Master's International Volunteers Make a Difference—One Step at a time

April 1, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Three Peace Corps Master's International graduate students from Michigan Tech make a difference around the world.

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Jodhbir Singh makes his pitch

Students Pitch a Business with a Difference

March 31, 2011
By Dennis Walikainen

Student-created businesses were offered a chance at prize money and free consulting services as part of the second annual Business Plan Competition.

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TThe large, lighter colored wolf in the center is the immigrant from Canada dubbed The Old Gray Guy. The wolf to the left is his daughter and mate, who died during 2010. Photo by John Vucetich

Poop Reveals an Immigrant in Isle Royale Wolves' Gene Pool

March 30, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

An immigrant male wolf came to Isle Royale from Canada in 1997 and made his mark on the gene pool of wolves there.

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Michigan Tech President Glenn D. Mroz

Michigan Tech President Tells House, Senate: Universities are the Engine Driving Economic Recovery

March 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

President Glenn Mroz testifies before Michigan House and Senate higher education subcommittees in Lansing.

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Michigan Tech women's basketball team wins a chance at the championship.

Huskies to Play for National Title after 89-78 Win over Northwest Missouri

March 24, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech Huskies women's basketball team won the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball semifinals Wednesday, March 23, in St. Joseph, Mo. They will play in the National Championship on Friday, March 25.

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Michigan Tech observes World Water Day.

World Water Day: Making a Difference, One Drop at a Time

March 21, 2011
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech joins World Water Day observance.

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Norman Augustine is the featured speaker at Michigan Tech's 2011 Spring Commencement.

Norman Augustine—Engineer, Businessman, STEM Advocate—To Speak at Michigan Tech Spring Commencement

March 17, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Norman Augustine, former CEO of Lockheed Martin and STEM education advocate, will speak at Spring Commencement.

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Michigan Tech's Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science supports the Climate Change Resource Center, which helps researchers and teachers communicate science to the public.

Making Sense of Climate Change: A Communications Challenge

March 17, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Researchers and graduate fellows--the next generation of researchers--work together to find better ways to communicate science to the public.

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Mary Christiansen, a graduate student in civil & environmental engineering, at work in the lab.

Michigan Tech Graduate Engineering Programs Move Up One Position in US News Rankings

March 15, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's graduate engineering programs move up one position in US News rankings.

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An aerial view of the marshes of southern Iraq.

Michigan Tech Graduate Student Wins a Spot in International Satellite Imaging Competition

March 14, 2011
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate student Sinan Abood has been invited to participate in a worldwide 8-band satellite imaging competition. He will analyze the salinity of marshlands in southern Iraq.

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