Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox


  • News Writer, University Marketing and Communications


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 and Learning Sciences, Social Sciences
  • CDI/Diversity
  • K-12/Youth Programs
  • Student Leadership and Involvement/Student Affairs/Financial Aid/Advancement
  • ROTC

Recent Stories 

VP for Diversity and Inclusion Candidates to Visit Campus

Overhead view of Husky statue from behind

"Search Committee Chair Kellie Raffaelli and the committee have done an admirable job in identifying the four finalists," said President Richard Koubek. "These individuals have a significant amount of experience in diversity and inclusion issues and I’m confident we will find the right fit for Michigan Tech." Discussing Complex Issues . . . Read More

Teamwork: New Graduate School Dean Begins Duties

Will Cantrell sitting

Last month, Jacqueline Huntoon, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, announced that Cantrell, then the associate dean of the Graduate School and exiting director of the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI), would assume his new role as dean on July 1. "It is a privilege to be entrusted with this position, . . . Read More

MTU Junior Kaylee Meyers Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Kaylee Meyers in Lab Coat

Kaylee Meyers, a third-year student at Michigan Technological University, has received one of the nation’s highest accolades for college undergraduates. The biomedical engineering major from Essexville, Michigan is the 12th Michigan Tech student to receive the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. . . . Read More

Beyond the Lab

Student putting a sample into a machine.

$100 Answer to a $100,000 Problem More than two years ago, Blue Marble Security, born out of Tech's Enterprise program, was given a daunting, albeit straightforward challenge—make something old, new again. Ford Motor Company had a problem: An important piece of analytical . . . Read More