No Tech Today on Monday

Tech Today will not publish on Monday (May 29) in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. 

Submissions for the Tuesday (May 30) issue of Tech Today are due by noon on Friday (May 26).

Three Nordic Skiers Named to CSC At-Large Academic All-District Team

Three student-athletes on Michigan Tech's Nordic ski team have been honored by the College Sports Communicators (CSC), formerly CoSIDA, as members of the 2023 At-Large Academic All-District Team.

Anabel Needham, Olivia Laven and Skylar Patten were named to the At-Large Academic All-District Team thanks to their GPA and their talent on skis.

Read more about the honorees at the Michigan Tech Athletics website.

In the News

Sigrid Resh was interviewed by the Keweenaw Report for a broadcast segment about taking care not to spread invasive species during summer travel this year. Resh discussed some examples of invasives across Michigan, including ornamental barberry shrubs, purple loosestrife and the emerald ash borer.


Ana Dyreson (ME-EM) was mentioned by the Daily Mining Gazette in a story about a public forum with Cheq Bay Renewables, a renewable energy-focused nonprofit organization serving a cluster of communities on the Wisconsin-Michigan border. A speaker from the organization explained how renewable energy might be brought to the Houghton-Hancock area.


Michigan Tech engineering students were mentioned by PR Newswire in a press release about the 2023 Great Designs in Steel Conference, taking place today (May 24) in Detroit. Two student teams from Tech will present capstone projects on WorldAutoSteel’s electric, fully autonomous Steel E-Motive vehicle at the conference. The story was picked up by 275 regional news outlets nationwide.


Recycling International mentioned Michigan Tech in a story about a $3.5 million grant awarded to the Argonne National Laboratory by the U.S. Department of Energy to accelerate the nation’s sustainable battery production. A collaboration between Argonne and MTU to couple the recycling of electric vehicle batteries to the reclamation of mine waste was listed as an example of the lab’s battery-specific partnerships.