Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox

Contact

  • News Writer, University Marketing and Communications

Biography

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 

Michigan Tech To Celebrate Midyear Commencement

More than 300 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to attend Midyear Commencement       ceremonies Saturday at Michigan Technological University

More than 325 bachelor's, master's and PhD recipients are expected to attend Midyear Commencement at Michigan Technological University. Ceremonies will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in the varsity gym of the Student Development Complex on the Houghton campus. A Commitment to the Community Michigan Tech alumna . . . Read More

Sounds of Science

The sound control board is an essential part of a live performance.

Modern theatre dates back to sixth century BC Greece when the poet Thespis won an oratory contest and became the first . . . thespian. Yet the art of performing likely began in Indigenous cultures with the oral tradition of storytelling. A student programs theatre sound cues in QLab software. . . . Read More

A New Line of Duty

From left, Heather Knewtson, Mari Buche, and Glen Archer are among faculty who served       in the military

Glen Archer came to Michigan Technological University as a major in the United States Air Force to work with the University's Air Force ROTC detachment. After he retired from the military, Archer '13 stayed at Michigan Tech, earned a PhD in electrical engineering, and joined the faculty. Michigan Tech is routinely ranked a great . . . Read More

Two Michigan Tech Schools Are Now Colleges

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Michigan Technological University's School of Business and       Economics became the College of Business and the School of Forest Resources and Environmental       Science became the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science.

Michigan Technological University’s School of Business and Economics and School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science have transitioned into the College of Business (COB) and the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science (CFRES). The naming of the Colleges is effective today. Steadily Growing . . . Read More