Update on Social Media Threat

The campus of Michigan Tech.

Based on information from Yik Yak and Michigan Tech Information Technology, a suspect in Thursday's social media threat was taken into custody late Thursday night and is currently lodged in Houghton County Jail. The University will have more information later in the morning.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 54 countries. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, engineering, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.