GLITR Fall 2012 Tech Tour

Fall colors Thursday, Oct. 11 along I-75 near Grayling.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 1 Fall colors Thursday, Oct. 11 along I-75 near Grayling.
The 2013 Ford Taurus marries a navigation screen with live weather radar. Great idea.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 2 The 2013 Ford Taurus marries a navigation screen with live weather radar. Great idea.
A look west from an I-75 scenic overlook just south of the Mackinac Bridge.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 3 A look west from an I-75 scenic overlook just south of the Mackinac Bridge.
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Crossing the mighty Mackinac Bridge northbound Thursday, Oct.11
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 6 Crossing the mighty Mackinac Bridge northbound Thursday, Oct.11
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Morning rush hour, about 8 a.m., on US-2 just west of St. Ignace on Friday, Oct. 12.
Fall 2012 Tech tour 11 Morning rush hour, about 8 a.m., on US-2 just west of St. Ignace on Friday, Oct. 12.
Ah, the Seney Swamp Stretch -- 35 miles of M-28 in the central U.P. without a single house.
Fall 2012 Tech tour 12 Ah, the Seney Swamp Stretch -- 35 miles of M-28 in the central U.P. without a single house.
The next few pictures are from the Munising state scenic overlook along M-28.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 13 The next few pictures are from the Munising state scenic overlook along M-28.
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Joshua Pearce of Michigan Technological Univeristy
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 18 Joshua Pearce of Michigan Technological Univeristy
Caryn Heldt of Michigan Technological University
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 19 Caryn Heldt of Michigan Technological University
Guy A. Meadows, director of the Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Techn, inside the spectacular new building on the Portage Waterway in Houghton.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 20 Guy A. Meadows, director of the Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Techn, inside the spectacular new building on the Portage Waterway in Houghton.
Guy Meadows with Tech's research buoys, in the shop for repair.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 21 Guy Meadows with Tech's research buoys, in the shop for repair.
Yun Hang Hu of Michigan Technological University
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 22 Yun Hang Hu of Michigan Technological University
Only two stories of this Michigan Tech engineering building show on street level, but another six stories flow down the bluff toward the Portage Waterway.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 23 Only two stories of this Michigan Tech engineering building show on street level, but another six stories flow down the bluff toward the Portage Waterway.
John A. Jaszczak, adunct curator and professor of the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, with the museum's largest piece of native copper.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 24 John A. Jaszczak, adunct curator and professor of the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, with the museum's largest piece of native copper.
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Lanrong Bi of Michigan Technological University.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 27 Lanrong Bi of Michigan Technological University.
The famous Keewenaw Snow Gauge with the Tech Tour Mobile.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 28 The famous Keewenaw Snow Gauge with the Tech Tour Mobile.
Through the Tunnel of Trees on US-41 north to Copper Harbor!
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 29 Through the Tunnel of Trees on US-41 north to Copper Harbor!
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Copper Harbor from Brockway Mountain Drive.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 34 Copper Harbor from Brockway Mountain Drive.
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The Houghton Lift Bridge from the Hancock scenic overlook
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 44 The Houghton Lift Bridge from the Hancock scenic overlook
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The whimsically named Lake Plumbago along US-41 south of L'Anse.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 46 The whimsically named Lake Plumbago along US-41 south of L'Anse.
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Yep. It's another hike to Munising Falls!
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 50 Yep. It's another hike to Munising Falls!
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Crossing Mighty Mac southbound Sunday, Oct. 14 through a driving rain.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 56 Crossing Mighty Mac southbound Sunday, Oct. 14 through a driving rain.
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Debra Zellner, executive director of the Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship at Central Michigan University
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 58 Debra Zellner, executive director of the Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship at Central Michigan University
Paula Cotter, LPN (in front) and Dr. Sandra Howell test out a cryogenic device used to freeze tumors. Howell is a faculty member at Central Michigan University’s new medical school.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 59 Paula Cotter, LPN (in front) and Dr. Sandra Howell test out a cryogenic device used to freeze tumors. Howell is a faculty member at Central Michigan University’s new medical school.
The central hallway of CMU's spectacular Health Professions Building
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 60 The central hallway of CMU's spectacular Health Professions Building
Xavier Leveque, a post-doctoral researcher in stem cell science at Central Michigan University
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 61 Xavier Leveque, a post-doctoral researcher in stem cell science at Central Michigan University
CMU's medical school will occupy this space attached to the Health Professions Building when it opens this summer.
Fall 2012 Tech Tour 62 CMU's medical school will occupy this space attached to the Health Professions Building when it opens this summer.
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