Michigan Tech News

2012 Archive

Terry Sharik, new dean of the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Terry Sharik Appointed Dean of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

April 3, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Terry Sharik has been named the new dean of Michigan Tech's School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science.

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Dean Johnson

Dean Johnson Named Michigan Professor of the Year

April 3, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

 Dean Johnson, associate professor in the School of Business and Economics, has been named Michigan Professor of the Year.

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Students Hit the Jackpot in Venture Competition, $40K with Two Awards; Third Place Brings Home $5K

April 2, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech student entrepreneurs brought home $40,000 for first place and $5,000 for third place from the New Venture Competition at Central Michigan University. 

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A middle school student collects measurements on an EarthCache search.

Researchers, Teachers, Join Ranks to Make Earth Science More Engaging

April 2, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech researchers collaborate with public school teachers to make earth science more relevant to middle-schoolers.

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Michigan Tech celebrates GLBTQ Pride Week

Something to Drag About—Michigan Tech Celebrates Pride Week

April 2, 2012
By Danny Messinger

Film screenings, guest speakers, fun events, the popular drag show and more highlight Keweenaw Pride's annual Pride Week April 1-6. 

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Spencer Penrose Nominee

Pearson a Finalist for the Spencer Penrose Award

March 30, 2012
By Wes Frahm

Huskies Hockey Coach Mel Pearson is a finalist for the Spencer Penrose Award, the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Coach of the Year.

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Michigan Tech President Glenn D. Mroz

16 Years Later, MPSERS Continues to Dig into Universities' Pockets

March 28, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech and six other schools are forced to pay for "phantom" employees not covered by the K-12 retirement system

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Michigan Tech student Emily Baker models cap and gown made from recycled plastic water bottles.

Recycled Plastic Water Bottles Become Commencement Caps & Gowns

March 27, 2012
By John Gagnon

Starting with the spring 2012 Commencement, Michigan Tech's caps and gowns will be made from recycled plastic water bottles.

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Michigan Tech student Emily Baker models cap and gown made from recycled plastic water bottles.

Used Water Bottles Become Commencement Caps & Gowns

March 27, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Starting with the spring 2012 Commencement, Michigan Tech's graduates will wear caps and gowns made from recycled plastic water bottles. 

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Sam Hoyt

Huskies Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

March 23, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

Huskies excel in the classroom, too, with numerous academic accolades.

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