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 

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

Winter Carnival Set to Begin

Building on a tradition that began in 1922 as the "Ice Carnival," the latest rendition of Michigan Tech’s Winter Carnival shifts into high gear Wednesday with the All-Nighter carnival-like activity on the campus and elsewhere. Winter Carnival is sponsored by Blue Key National Honor Society. This year’s theme is "Myths and Tales of . . . Read More

Former Board of Trustees Member Tom Baldini Dies

Baldini, a prominent name in Upper Peninsula civics and politics, was appointed to the Board of Trustees by then-Governor Jennifer Granholm in 2009. He served on the board from January of 2010 until December 31, 2016. At the time of his appointment, Baldini said, "It’s a great honor to be named by the governor to be a member of Michigan . . . Read More