Michigan Tech News

2013 Archive

Paul Sanders, left, and Patrick Quimby decanting molten red brass into the sand mold.

Brass University Seals to Grace the Memorial Union Kiosk

October 15, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Paul Sanders: "I think the University community will be very pleased."

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Sanjeev Gupta and Jarvis Loh work with Physics Chair Ravindra Pandey on his graphene research.

International Physicists Drawn to Michigan Tech

October 14, 2013
By Erika Vichcales

Two up-and-coming physicists travel around the world to study in Michigan Tech's Physics Department

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3D Printer

3D Printers’ Could Change our Economy and our Lives

October 14, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

Michigan Tech researchers are exploring the ramifications if 3D printers become ubiquitous: on the economy and on individual lives.

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Nancy Auer with the bottle set loose by a Minnesota family near Thunder Bay. It found its way to her home near Eagle River.

Message in a Bottle: "Hello, fellow traveler."

October 14, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

For 40 days and nights it drifted. Then Nancy Auer found it on her beach.

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Tech Student's Art to Hang in Michigan Capitol

October 14, 2013
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech computer science student Kaylee Edwards's art is on its way to the Michigan State capitol for a year-long exhibition celebrating university artists statewide. 

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Assistant Professor Mo Rastgaar and PhD student Evandro Ficanha with their new computer-driven foot. The ankle can mimic a natural walk, allowing the foot to walk in circles on the circular treadmill, shown. Emil Groth photo

Stepping Out in Style: Michigan Tech Researchers Developing an Artificial Leg with a Natural Gait

October 14, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

The secret is in the ankle.

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Fall color on campus

Why Michigan Tech is Awesome in Autumn

October 9, 2013
By Kara Sokol

Fall is the golden season at Michigan Tech (literally). Here’s eight reasons why Michigan Tech is awesome in the autumn.

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An artist's concept showing the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft is seen orbiting the moon as it prepares to fire its maneuvering thrusters to maintain a safe orbital altitude. Credit: NASA Ames / Dana Berry

To the Moon: Michigan Tech Alumnus Contributes to Lunar Mission

October 7, 2013
By Marcia Goodrich

Project will lead to revolutionary improvements in space communication.

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Students enjoy a break under the new umbrellas.

New Plaza and Gardens Launch Alumni Way Project

October 7, 2013
By Dennis Walikainen

A new patio and garden on the Michigan Tech campus--the first Alumni Way project--provide beautiful new spaces for relaxation.

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Honors Institute Gets a Home to Call Its Own

October 3, 2013
By Karina Jousma

Honors Institute students move into Honors House, a newly renovated residence. 

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