Tech Tour Day Three: An Opening Bit Of Michigan TechOne of the many things I love about the Tech Tour is that it gives me an excuse to visit Michigan's magnificent Upper Peninsula in October. Oh, and the high tech at Michigan Technological University, too.
Tech Tour Day Four: Just Another Incredible Saturday Of MTU ResearchMichigan Technological University has a track record of amazing presentations on the Tech Tour. It didn't disappoint this year either.
Tech Tour Day Two: A Great RideGreetings from St. Ignace, the lakeshore town at the north end of the Mackinac Bridge, where I pulled in for the night to write up Friday's Technology Report before starting my 2013 Fall Tech Tour at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, still five hours distant.
Stepping Out in Style: Michigan Tech Researchers Developing Artificial Leg With Natural GaitIn cooperation with a Mayo Clinic scientist, researchers at Michigan Technological University are taking a giant step toward solving the problem of the unnatural gait of artificial legs, making a bionic foot that could make an amputee’s walk in the park feel, well, like a walk in the park.
Michigan Tech Students Develop Phone Apps for Citizen ScientistsMichigan Tech scientists are developing smartphone apps for people to help them collect data -- turning them into 'citizen scientists.'
MTEC SmartZone, MTU Career Services, Employers, Students Connect At Career FairThe 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.
Electrical Engineer Turns Particle Physics into ArtTodd 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.
Guinness Makes It Official: Biggest Snowball Honor Returns to Michigan TechIn 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.
Michigan Tech Tops Capital Campaign GoalWhen 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.
Michigan Tech Women Launch Magazine, Facebook PageIf 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.
Volunteers Help Foreign Students Feel Welcome At Michigan TechSeasoned 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.
Immunization Beads Garner Top Prize in 3D Printers for Peace ContestA 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.
New Satellite Maps Track Harmful Algal Blooms in Great LakesScientists 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.
Michigan Tech Project Seeks To Build More UP BusinessesMichigan 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.
Merit Lights More REACH-3MC II Network In The UPSome of the most remote places in Michigan's Upper Peninsula now have Internet access that can be measured in gigabits per second.