Michigan Tech News

2012 Archive

Dylan Truskolaski of Michigan Tech, at the end of the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run

Four sleds finish Clean Snowmobile Challenge Endurance Run at Michigan Tech

March 6, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Clarkson University, Michigan Tech, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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Michigan Tech's zero-emissions entry in the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Clean Snowmobile Challenge Kicks Off Next Week

March 2, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Grand Opening ceremonies slated for Tuesday, March 6

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The Higher Learning Commission operates the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).

University Accreditation Visit Scheduled for Mid-March

March 2, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech will host two evaluators from the Higher Learning Commission in March as part of the University's accreditation process.

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A graduate student tackles an engineering project.

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program Rises in Rankings

March 1, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

US News & World Report releases 2013 annual rankings of graduate programs.

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An enthusiastic, well-trained science teacher can captivate high school students.

Scholarships Available for Future Science, Math Teachers

February 29, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Michigan Tech offers Noyce Scholarships to students, graduates who want to teach K-12 math or science.

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Georgerobinsonite, a newly discovered mineral named for A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum Curator George Robinson.

New Mineral Named for Seaman Museum Curator

February 29, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

A new mineral found in an Arizona mine has been named georgerobinsonite, in honor of George W. Robinson, curator of Michigan Tech's A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum.

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When Tang's research team knocked out a certain piece of small RNA, it caused Arabidopsis to grow shapelessly compared to a control plant, left. Guiliang Tang photo

Turning off Small RNA: Michigan Tech Scientist Designs a New Tool for Breaking the Epigenetic Code

February 28, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

A single  strand of small RNA can play a big role.

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David Reed, Vice President for Research

Michigan Tech Falsely Accused of Accepting Anti-Climate Change Research Funding

February 24, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and faculty member deny claim that they were offered or accepted research funding from a controversial anti-climate change organization.

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A business manager and an engineer work together.

Michigan Tech Board of Control Approves New Degree in Engineering Management

February 23, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

The University's Board of Control approved a new BS in Engineering Management, raised room and board rates.

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New Sled Will Help EMS on the Trails

February 23, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

A new snowmobile/sled combination will aid the Emergency Medical Services team in getting to winter recreation accidents.

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