January 2012

phi tau statue

What Makes Our State Great? Michigan Tech's Winter Carnival!

January 30, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

The All-Nighter kicks off for statue-builders at 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, plus there's broomball, hockey, curling, Stage Revue, and lots more.

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football vs. hillsdale

Researcher Studies Hockey and Football Concussions: Is it Time for Major Changes?

January 27, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

A Michigan Tech research looks at concussions and has some revolutionary changes to sports in mind.

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Clarkson University's winning entry in the 2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Clean Snowmobile Challenge on Track for March

January 24, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

University teams vye to build the cleanest, coolest snow machines

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Cody Kangas, assistant director of pre-college outreach at Michigan Tech, fits Dow Corning self-adjusting eyeglasses on Mind Trekkers student volunteers, who will demonstrate the glasses and other science

Mind Trekkers Brings Self-Adjusting Specs, a Maglev Train to Einstein Science Expo

January 12, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

The Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers take their popular science road show to the Einstein Science Expo in Green Bay, Wis.

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on-campus residency

Tech MBA Online Ranked Among US News and World Report’s Honor Roll Programs

January 10, 2012
By Dennis Walikainen

The Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics' Tech MBA Online makes the honor roll of the first U.S. News online graduate business rankings.

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Peace Corps Master's International student Ben Savonen is concerned about pure water for the world.

Swimming in It or Drinking It, Water Beckons Graduate Student

January 9, 2012
By Jillian Schwab

Water pretty much defines Peace Corps Master's International student Ben Savonen's life.

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Superlens Metamaterial

Almost Perfect: Michigan Tech Researcher Nears Creation of Superlens

January 6, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Durdu Guney's theoretical model of a unique magnifying metamaterial overcomes the limitations light and would let you see objects as small as viruses.

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Valoree Gagnon and Brenda Bergman are graduate students who want to do a better job of communicating science.

What the Mining Debate is Missing

January 3, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Graduate students tap Michigan Tech expertise to communicate the complexity of the mining controversy.

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