Mark Wilcox

Mark Wilcox


  • News Writer


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 & Learning Sciences, Social Sciences
  • CDI/Diversity
  • K-12/Youth Programs
  • Student Leadership & Involvement/Student Affairs/Financial Aid/Advancement
  • ROTC

Recent Stories 

Lawrence Sutter Named Assistant Dean of Research and External Relations

Janet Callahan, dean of the College of Engineering, announced that Lawrence Sutter had been selected as the College's assistant dean of research and external relations. Sutter is currently a professor of materials science and engineering and director of the Michigan Department of Transportation-sponsored Transportation Materials Research . . . Read More

Tech Team Wins iOme Challenge

The three-student team won the 2019 iOme Challenge sponsored by the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER). The iOme (I OWE ME) Challenge is a national competition designed to raise awareness among college students about the impact of retirement security on the social and economic well-being of society. . . . Read More

Blue Marble Helps Ford Find a Better Way

A couple years ago, Glen Archer, interim chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, bumped into Paul Sanders, the Patrick Horvath Endowed Professor of Material Science and Engineering. Sanders had a question for Archer — "Is Blue Marble looking for a project?" Blue . . . Read More

Tessa Steenwinkel Wins Goldwater Scholarship

When Thomas Werner, associate professor of biological sciences, talks about student Tessa Steenwinkel, it is with a mixture of pride and sadness. "I’m very, very proud of Tessa and a bit sad because I am pretty sure that I will never get a student like her again." With pride and sadness, you might add confidence to the emotions Werner . . . Read More