Michigan Tech News

July 2012

Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center, on the University Waterfront

Great Lakes Research Center Dedication Thursday

July 27, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center, a hub of science, education and policy making. Sarah Bird photo

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Blizzard at the Pasty Picnic, Alumni Reunion 2011. Sarah Bird photo

Sign Up for Family Fun at Michigan Tech’s Alumni Reunion

July 25, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Family Engineering, Women of Tech, golf, men’s basketball and more

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Green Energy

Michigan Tech Faculty, Researchers Endorse Michigan’s 25% by 2025 Renewable Energy Initiative

July 25, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Measure would require that 25 percent of Michigan’s electricity be generated using renewable energy sources by the year 2025

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International students find much worth traveling for in Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs

A Whole New World: International Students Head to Tech for Summer Youth Programs

July 20, 2012
By Danny Messinger

Young students representing more than 10 nations are attending summer Youth Programs at Michigan Tech. From forensic science crime scene investigation to aerospace engineering to digital photography, global citizens easily find programs to suit their talents and interests.

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MBA students Mike Vigrass and Holly Lehto at the pharmaceutical company Micro Labs Ltd. during their residency in Bangalore.

Michigan Tech MBA Students Cap Program with Trip to India's Silicon Valley

July 19, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

International residency includes visits with Bangalore company executives

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A new Rozsa Center marketing strategy links the arts and engineering.

Engineers Make Great Artists: Rozsa Center Makes A Case for the Arts

July 16, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Engineers make great artists make great engineers — the Rozsa Center kicks off a new season with a new theme linking the arts to the science, technology, engineering and math for which Michigan Tech is better known. 

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A physical therapist works with a patient.

Michigan Tech Partners With Central Michigan University to Offer Doctorate in Physical Therapy in the UP

July 12, 2012
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech and Central Michigan University are partnering to offer a doctorate in physical therapy in the UP.

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William M. Worek

Michigan Tech Dean of Engineering Named to ASME Board of Governors

July 11, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Providing leadership and direction for the 120,000-member American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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GM's Chevy Camaro, a scarlet machine for the Green Racing Initiative

Hot Rods, Cool Technology: Michigan Tech and the Green Racing Initiative

July 10, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Bringing green tech to the world of auto racing

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Michigan Tech team members Chris Droste, in front, and John Laureto paddle  in the 2012 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. ASCE photo

Concrete Canoe Takes Third Place in National Competition

July 10, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Best finish since 2005

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Power-generating solar panels can take up a lot of space, leaving less room for solar heating systems. An ingenious discovery at Michigan Tech could lead to efficient, economical solar energy systems that can power your lights and heat your water.

More Heat, More Light: A Step Toward Better Solar Energy Systems

July 2, 2012
By Marcia Goodrich

Joshua Pearce has discovered how to make thin-film photovoltaic solar panels generate more electricity solarby integrating them in solar heating systems.

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