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Solving Real-world Issues


Use tools from anthropology, geography, history, political science, and sociology to help find sustainable solutions to complex problems. Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University helps students apply academic concepts to real-world issues.

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The Keweenaw Time Traveler is an online interactive historical atlas that is changing how we learn about, share, and research the history and heritage of Michigan’s Copper Country.  

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Support  Study Abroad in Costa Rica by donating here.  Your contribution will help support study abroad scholarships for low-to-moderate income, first generation, and students of color to study sustainability in Costa Rica for five weeks while they earn 9 Michigan Tech credits that count towards their degree.