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 

Break-ing the Rules

For Michigan Tech students, spring break is a time to take the dedication, innovation and tenacity they bring to the classroom to a different venue. Alternative Spring Break trips can be described as altruistic, academic, athletic and more. Rather than hanging out on a parent's warm couch, Huskies will be hanging . . . Read More

Huntoon Honored by Science Teachers Group

The Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) named Huntoon the recipient of the 2019 George G. Mallinson Award. The highest honor bestowed by the MSTA, the award recognizes Huntoon’s contributions to science education in general and to MSTA in particular. In announcing the award, MSTA noted "Over the course of her career, Dr. Huntoon . . . Read More

All That Jazz: Christianson a Member of Grammy Nominated Ensemble

Christianson, assistant professor of visual and performing arts and director of bands at Michigan Technological University, is also a member of the New York City-based John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble. The group was nominated for "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album," at the 61 st Annual Recording Academy’s Grammy . . . Read More

Phi Kappa Tau Wins Statue Competition

For the second time in the last three years, Phi Kappa Tau was the overall winner of the month-long snow statue competition. Their statue "Behold For Your Eyes to See, The Glory of Roman Technology," is located outside of the fraternity house in Hancock. Play 2019 Winter Carnival Statue Winners video 2019 Winter . . . Read More