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She’s prone to social media binges, but Cyndi also takes time to stop and smell the flowers, especially our campus roses. The award-winning editor, journalist, and columnist writes and edits for Michigan Tech’s webpages, digital media, and print publications. She finds work-life balance in the garden, on her yoga mat, and anywhere near the water.
- The former Daily Mining Gazette journalist and editor hails from Houghton and has written for a variety of international, national and regional publications.
- Specializing in feature writing, she co-creates, writes, and edits content for the University, from webpages and Michigan Tech Magazine stories to social media.
- A novelist active in the Upper Peninsula Authors and Publishers Association, the Authors Guild member looks forward to writing more books—and to camping trips in her RV with husband Scott and Goldendoodle Max.
Huentemeyer views the career path she has followed as a natural if not always easy progression. Fueled by a persistent curiosity to probe the unknown origins of the universe, her work has led her to study and conduct research at the world’s leading institutions in her field.
The researcher, who enjoys watching movies in her leisure time, said summer 2023’s blockbuster biopic "Oppenheimer" sparked reflections on how she chose her discipline. "In the context of ‘Oppenheimer,’ I thought about how I actually started in the field of physics coming out of high school," she said. "I grew up in the Cold War era. In 1991 I was watching a German miniseries, called the "End of Innocence," about the competition with the Manhattan Project and the work of Otto Hahn." Read More
Award-winning MTU Research Duo Creates New Method for Measuring Chemistry Reactions at Complex Interfaces
The accomplishments of Assistant Professor Kathryn Perrine and her mentee, research assistant Chathura de Alwis, resulted in new insights into the chemical mechanisms of oxidation-reduction — or redox — reactions on iron and other earth-abundant metals and materials. The findings are important to current and future industries and energy applications. Read More
Goetsch, assistant professor of biological sciences, is a member of Michigan Technological University’s Health Research Institute, where he focuses on cancer biology. He joins two other Michigan Tech faculty selected as CAREER Award recipients during the current funding cycle. Goetsch’s project, "Priming CUREs to dissect how the DREAM Complex protects cell identity," is slated for more than $1 million in funding support over five years. Read More
The annual winter study, led by Sarah Hoy, John Vucetich and Rolf Peterson of Michigan Tech’s College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science (CFRES), is the longest-running predator-prey study in the world — now in its 65th year. As always, fieldwork for the winter study of wolves and moose was conducted during a seven-week expedition at Isle Royale National Park. Read More
More than 1,000 Huskies will celebrate a hard-earned and long-awaited milestone in ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29. Graduate student commencement will be at 3 p.m. Friday. Undergraduate commencement is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Both events will take place in the John J. MacInnes Student Ice Arena in Michigan Tech’s Student Development Complex. Read More
Security, supply chains, and blue economies that support both commerce and recreation are dependent on healthy, sustainable waterways. Autonomous and intelligent tools give us the means to document what's previously been uncharted and to leverage that data to make informed predictions. At Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center, researchers utilize a fleet of autonomous marine applications to understand and protect our freshwater resources. Here's a closer look at some of the equipment you'll find in Tech's boathouse. Read More
Some people get their best ideas in the shower. Or while they're driving. Or working out. Energy policy expert Roman Sidortsov got one of his on an uphill run through an iconic Keweenaw copper mine site. His aha! moment came on Quincy Hill, home to Old Reliable, the mine nicknamed for the steady dividends it paid to investors from 1864 to 1920, and led to an initiative called PUSH: pumped underground storage hydropower. Read More