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Michigan Tech Magazine

Our alumni bridge barriers, patent their genius, and recount one of the most iconic pranks in University history. And here in Houghton, the Michigan Tech community deals with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis the way Huskies do best. These stories and more in our latest, all-digital issue of Michigan Tech Magazine.

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University Marketing and Communications (UMC) is a team of strategy-first brand champions. We communicate Michigan Tech voices, opportunities, and experiences to the entire world. Academic departments, divisions, institutes, and organizations collaborate with UMC to promote undergraduate and graduate student enrollment, cultivate alumni affinity and support, and position our faculty researchers as leading scholars.


"University Marketing and Communication is a great collaborative partner—from idea generation, to design and development. Michigan Tech Admissions is proud to partner with UMC on recruitment projects."Allison Carter, Director of Admissions

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My Michigan Tech: Dana Paquet

Dana thought she didn’t like math. Turns out economics and finance are a natural fit. “I’m good at math. I like numbers,” says the Economics Club leader (the student group is working with local communities on a developmental project).

Play Creating Materials to Build Sustainable Cities of the Future video
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Creating Materials to Build Sustainable Cities of the Future

Stronger, cleaner, and less expensive than concrete or steel. In Michigan Tech’s College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, graduate researchers like Munkaila Musah create and test sustainable alternative construction materials from the abundant biomaterials forests—including the world’s first cross-laminated timber, made from sugar maple. Imagine an environmentally friendly skyline that stores carbon instead of emitting it. Imagine the ways you’ll learn to make tomorrow better—at Michigan Tech.

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