Teamwork: New Graduate School Dean Begins Duties

On July 1, Will Cantrell, a professor in the Physics Department, assumed the position of associate provost and dean of the Graduate School.

Cantrell, who has been at Michigan Tech for nearly 20 years, is appreciative of mentors, colleagues, and friends he's made during his time at the University.

"I am grateful for the support and mentorship that I have received from my friends and colleagues over the past 19 years at Michigan Tech," he said. "I would not have been in the position to succeed in this effort without that support.”

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Opportunity Identification and Value Creation as Michigan Re-Opens

Husky Innovate, the MTEC-SmartZone and the SBDC are collaborating to offer our business community an "Opportunity Identification and Value Recognition as Michigan Re-Opens" free virtual workshop from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29.

COVID-19 changed how we do business. It also shifted customers' needs and wants. Business owners and professionals may be asking themselves how to align with customers' changing needs and what opportunities this pandemic might present. During our opportunity recognition workshop we will explore how Copper Country business owners and their teams can confidently move forward using the principles of Lean Startup, Design Thinking and Strategic Doing.

Representatives from the collaboration will share information about local community resources, programs and upcoming events which may be useful.

Keweenaw county residents are invited to bring their laptop and join from a local Wi-Fi broadcast spot at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge. Please register by July 26. Please email with any questions.

Job Postings

Job Postings for Monday, July 20, 2020

Staff and faculty job descriptions are available in Human Resources. For more information regarding staff positions, call 487-2280 or email For more information regarding faculty positions, contact the academic department in which the position is posted. 

Director of Athletic Communication, Athletics. Apply online.


Clinical Counselor - Case Manager, Counseling Services. Apply online.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available. If you require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or

Item Available

The Property Office has the following surplus item available to give away to another department on a first-come, first-served basis.

Enclosed Message Board with changeable letters. Please contact">Kari Price or call 7-3632 if interested.

As always, University property may only be transferred to other University departments. It may not be given away or sold to individuals.


Banner Production System Maintenance Scheduled for Sunday

A production system maintenance window will be taking place from  7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday (July 26). The COVID-19 Daily Symptom Tracking Form will be unavailable during this time. We ask that you continue to self-monitor and if you have symptoms consistent with COVID 19, please do not come to campus. The tap card access will be working despite the Symptom Tracking Form being unavailable.

The following production services will be unavailable during that time:

  • Banner
  • Banweb
  • MTUFlex Portal
  • MyMichiganTech
  • Aspire
  • Confluence
  • Course Tools
  • Cumulus
  • Fischer
  • Housing Apartments Wait List
  • OAP Rental System
  • Oracle Reports
  • Papercut Printing
  • Perceptive Content (Imagenow)
  • Pinnacle
  • RedHat Satellite
  • Sunapsis
  • UC4/Appworx
  • Virtual Cashiering
  • WebFocus

If you have any questions or concerns, we can help. Contact us at or call 7-1111.

In the News

Guy Meadows (GLRC) was quoted in the article "Michigan coastal towns try sand 'renourishment’ to restore beaches," in Bridge.


Michigan Tech was mentioned in the story "US Space Command HQ in Macomb County? Here's why that should happen," in The Detroit Free Press.


Michigan Tech was featured in the article "GM, Ford, American Axle, Roush, and Michigan Tech Awarded $25M in U.S. Energy Grants," in dbusiness. The story was also covered by WILX.


Michigan Tech alumnus David F. Smith was featured in the Springfield Township Voters Guide in the Clarkston News. Smith is one of three candidates running for the Republican nomination for Springfield Township Supervisor.

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