Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox


  • News Writer


Mark is a veteran Upper Peninsula journalist and former managing editor of the Houghton Daily Mining Gazette. Mark's work has been honored by the Associated Press, Michigan Press Association and the Upper Peninsula Good News Awards. He enjoys fishing and spending time, along with his wife Maryann, with their grandchildren. Mark regularly appears in Michigan Tech Theatre Company productions.

His Beats

  • VPA, Humanities, Cognitive & Learning Sciences, Social Sciences
  • CDI/Diversity
  • K-12/Youth Programs
  • Student Activities/Student Affairs/Financial Aid/Advancement
  • ROTC

Recent Stories 

Engineering Programs Highly Ranked

College Factual, a website offering advice to prospective college students and their families, has ranked Michigan Tech’s chemical, civil and environmental engineering programs among America’s best. College Factual ranks programs offered by four-year U.S. colleges and universities and recently updated its 2018 rankings. Michigan . . . Read More

Spring-ing into Action

While many students will spend the time away from campus in traditional ways — visiting friends and family, heading to sunnier climes or binge watching "Game of Thrones," several student organizations seek alternatives to the same old "fun in the sun" routine. Our students will aid in cleaning up the effects of last fall’s deadly hurricane . . . Read More

Mahmoudian Named Lou and Herbert Wacker Associate Professor

The selection was made by Michigan Tech and donors, who wish to remain anonymous. One of the donors is a Michigan Tech mechanical engineering alumni and the endowment is named in honor of their parents, Lou and Herbert Wacker. This is an endowed professorship through a cash gift of $1,000,000. William Predebon, chair of ME-EM, says the . . . Read More

Statue Winners Announced

The winners have been announced in the Snow Statue Competition at Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival. This year’s theme is "Myths and Tales of the Past in Our Frigid Forecast." Judging took place early Thursday morning following Wednesday's all-nighter. For the second time in the past three years, Tau Kappa Epsilon took first place in . . . Read More