Stefanie Sidortsova

Stefanie Sidortsova

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  • Executive Director for Communications

Biography

Stefanie leads the University's communications strategy. Her professional background includes experience in law, government relations, higher education administration, and creative writing.

About Stefanie

  • Stefanie leads UMC's communications strategy.
  • Her professional background includes experience in law, government relations, higher education administration, and creative writing.
  • She enjoys spending time with family and friends and moonlights as a fiction writer and editor.

Recent Stories 

The Future is Here: College of Computing to Welcome First Students

Michigan Tech's College of Computing is the first and only college of its kind in       the state of Michigan.

On July 1, 2019, Michigan Technological University launched the state’s first College of Computing to meet the technological, economic and social needs of the 21st century, and answer industry demand for talent in artificial intelligence (AI), software engineering, data science and cybersecurity. . . . Read More

Bias in the Algorithm

Life is full of data, but what happens when data takes on a life of its own?

A few years back, rumor had it that a multinational technology company was making great strides to finalize and implement a computerized hiring tool. Using artificial intelligence (AI), the program scored job applicants on a scale of 1 to 5 and predicted which of the top candidates would be best for the job. About a year into the tool's . . . Read More

Board of Trustees Approves New Degree Programs

Michigan Technological University’s Board of Trustees approved new degree programs       in mechatronics, cybersecurity and engineering management.

A master of science in mechatronics, a master’s in engineering management and a bachelor of science in cybersecurity have been added to the Michigan Tech curriculum. Mechatronics integrates electrical and mechanical engineering, robotics, software and computational hardware in the design of products and processes. The degree program is . . . Read More

Michigan Tech Formalizes Commitment to Grand Traverse Region

Michigan Tech and representatives from Michigan's Grand Traverse have signed a Memorandum       of Understanding. Photo by Getty Images.

For more than a year, representatives from Michigan Tech and community leaders in the Grand Traverse (GT) region have discussed ways to partner and collaborate. For the GT community, a strong relationship with a world-class research university would attract new businesses, entrepreneurs and families. For Michigan Tech, a presence in the tech-forward, . . . Read More