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Joshua Pearce, organizer of the 3D Printers for Peace Contest, with one of the 3D printers used for research and teaching in his lab. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Launches 3D Printers for Peace Contest

We’ve heard a lot about 3D printers being used to make weapons. But what would Ghandi do with a 3D printer? Or Albert Schweitzer? Or Mother Theresa?

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2013

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

Michigan Tech’s Peace Corps Program Ranked No. 1

Michigan Technological University ranks as the top Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) university nationwide for the eighth consecutive year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

The non-aligned manganese dioxide nanorods on the left were made using conventional methods. The aligned nanorods on the right were grown in Dennis Desheng Meng's lab using electrophoretic deposition. Photos by Sunand Santhanagopalan. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Scientist’s Discovery Could Lead to a Better Capacitor

A new process for growing forests of manganese dioxide nanorods may lead to the next generation of high-performance capacitors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

Awards And Certifications From March 12

Awards and industry certifications earned by Michgian’s technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and people

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

Peace Corps volunteer Michelle Cisz in Paraguay with local volunteers and their mascot, a jaguar used by the volunteers to get people interested in their community projects, like this street clean-up campaign.  Michigan Tech photo.

New Partnership For Michigan Tech, Peace Corps

A new partnership between Michigan Technological University and the United States Peace Corps will enable returning Peace Corps volunteers to attend graduate school at Michigan Tech while putting their Peace Corps skills to work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2013

MTU mobile hybrid lab

Michigan Tech Mobile Hybrid Lab Hits The Road

Visitors to Michigan Technological University’s hybrid electric vehicles mobile lab — on display in Washington, D.C., this week — will get to fabricate and test batteries made from common household items, ride a specially designed stationary bike that turns your legs into a hybrid electric engine, and literally see a car engine run.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012