Jennifer Donovan is a freelance writer in Houghton. She served for 11 years as director of news and media relations at Michigan Tech. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, national magazine writer and public information officer for universities and research organizations. She loves the UP, snow and all.
Until now, carbon dioxide has been dumped in oceans or buried underground. Industry has been reluctant to implement carbon dioxide scrubbers in facilities due to cost and footprint. What if we could not only capture carbon dioxide, but convert it into something useful? S. Komar Kawatra and his students have tackled that challenge, and . . . Read More
It took four years and stacks of documentation, but Michigan Tech's Medical Laboratory Science program has earned first-time accreditation by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). "By qualifying as an accredited program, the Medical Laboratory Science program is earning the type of recognition it . . . Read More
At an awards ceremony and reception held October 23, the Michigan Tech community celebrated the winners of the 2018 Research Award, the Bhakta Rath Research Award, the Faculty Distinguished Service Award, the Distinguished Teaching Award and the University Diversity Award. "Those we are recognizing here exemplify the true tenacity and spirit . . . Read More
First there was the technical problem: developing technology to keep an industrial HVAC system quiet. Then came the next challenge: commercializing the technology. Andrew Barnard, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and his graduate student, Steven Senczyszyn, who earned his master’s degree in May and is now a research . . . Read More