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An aerial view of the Michigan Technological University campus in Houghton. (Michigan Tech photo.)

MTEC SmartZone, MTU Career Services, Employers, Students Connect At Career Fair

The MTEC Smart Zone’s satellite office program continues to grow in the Houghton-Hancock area, giving employers top-notch technical talent from Michigan Technological University, and giving Michigan Tech students a way to remain in the Upper Peninsula with a viable career option.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2013

Art by Todd Johnson

Electrical Engineer Turns Particle Physics into Art

Todd Johnson, a Michigan Tech graduate and special projects specialist at Fermilab in Batavia, Ill., is one of several scientists turning the patterns of data created by high-energy particle accelerator collisions into art.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2013

Michigan Tech students gather around the Guinness World Record snowball they created last spring. MTU photo.

Guinness Makes It Official: Biggest Snowball Honor Returns to Michigan Tech

In 2006, Michigan Technological University was basking in Guinness glory, having nabbed three wintry world records. But records are made to be broken, and one by one, each toppled in the intervening years, and those radiant moments of victory faded into memory.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2013

A view of Houghton, including the Michigan Technological University campus, from Hancock. Matt Roush photo.

Michigan Tech Tops Capital Campaign Goal

When Michigan Technological University launched its Generations of Discovery capital campaign in 2006, announcing a goal of $200 million, there were some doubters. But Michigan Tech did it — and then some.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Michigan Technological University students on its Houghton campus. MTU photo.

Michigan Tech Women Launch Magazine, Facebook Page

If you question the need for a feminist publication at Michigan Technological University, where the student body is 83 percent male, Megan Walsh, one of the student editors of a new publication called Beyond the Glass Ceiling, has an answer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

IPS's international arrivals volunteers greet new students at the local airport. Michigan Tech photo.

Volunteers Help Foreign Students Feel Welcome At Michigan Tech

Seasoned overseas travelers know the challenges faced when stepping off the plane in a new country. Signs and conversations are suddenly gibberish. A host of confusing customs redefine your every move. And, how will you even get to town from the airport? These challenges pose almost no problems for Michigan Technological University’s newest international students– all thanks to the efforts of the International Programs and Services’s arrivals program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

These beads help children record childhood immunizations, and won Michigan Technological University's 3D Printers for Peace Competition. MTU photo.

Immunization Beads Garner Top Prize in 3D Printers for Peace Contest

A brightly colored innovation to help families and doctors keep track of childhood vaccine records in the developing world has won the 3D Printers for Peace Contest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2013

MTRI research scientist Mike Sayers sampling the most recent HAB event in Lake Erie's Western Basin in August 2013. Michigan Technological University photo.

New Satellite Maps Track Harmful Algal Blooms in Great Lakes

Scientists from the Michigan Tech Research Institute are using satellite data to determine where harmful algal blooms are proliferating in the Great Lakes and what threats they may pose to water quality and public health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2013

An aerial view of the Michigan Technological University campus in Houghton. (Michigan Tech photo.)

Michigan Tech Project Seeks To Build More UP Businesses

Michigan Technological University is participating in the state’s University Center for Regional Economic Innovation, with a project designed to inform entrepreneurs of opportunities in the Upper Peninsula while identifying gaps in resources and possible ways to bridge those gaps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

Merit REACH-3MC UP

Merit Lights More REACH-3MC II Network In The UP

Some of the most remote places in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula now have Internet access that can be measured in gigabits per second.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

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