Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

Sam Hoyt Named Tech's Fourth Academic All-American in 2012-13

February 27, 2013
By Wes Frahm

Women's basketball player Sam Hoyt joins fellow Michigan Tech student-athletes Jacob Clark (football), Matt Curtin (football) and Melanie Hoffman (soccer) on the  Academic All-America First Team.

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mayra with plant

Cold Treat to (Cool) Tech Education: Mexican Grad Student Finds a New Home

February 27, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A Mexican PhD candidate found out about  Michigan Tech by accident, and it turned out to be a day that changed her life. 

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dogs racing

A Tech Twist with the Sled Dogs: Students Help CopperDog 150 with Statistics, Video

February 26, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech students provide real-time statistics, videostreaming for CopperDog 150 dog sled race.

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Yun Hang Hu, the inaugural Charles and Carroll McArthur Professor at Michigan Technological University

Yun Hang Hu Appointed to McArthur Professorship

February 25, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Honored for research productivity and teaching excellence

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Joshua Pearce's group cleans plastic milk jugs, removes the labels and shreds them into plastic before turning them into plastic filament for 3D printers.

Turning Trash into Cash . . . and Saving Energy

February 25, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

3D printers may soon let nearly anyone turn milk jugs into valuable products, says Joshua Pearce.

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An 8th-grade Hancock Mind Trekker watches a

Eighth Graders Find Out How Much Fun Science Can Be

February 25, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Eighth graders in Hancock, Mich., Gear Up for hands-on science excitement.

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Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz, left, cuts the ribbon for the Fernstrum Family Adaptable Classroom alongside Sean, Paul and Todd Fernstrum and Bill Predebon, chair of mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics.

High-Tech Classrooms Usher in a New Era of Teaching

February 22, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Supported by a $130,000 gift from the Fernstrum families

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Company reps discuss job opportunities at Kohler with a Tech student.

Employers, Students Brave Blizzard to Build Their Futures

February 21, 2013
By Kevin Hodur

At Michigan Tech's largest Spring Career Fair ever, nearly 230 employers met and interviewed thousands of students, despite the blizzard raging outside.

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Pacesetters is working to increase numbers of women in computing fields.

Michigan Tech Chosen to Help Bolster Numbers of Women in Computing

February 19, 2013
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech is one of a select number of universities nationwide chosen to participate in the Pacesetters program to increase the numbers of women in computing.

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Michigan Tech celebrates Black History Month.

Celebrating African American History and Culture during Black History Month

February 18, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Black Student Association sponsors Black History Month programs. 

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