Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center: One Year Old and GrowingThis time last year, the finishing touches were just being put on Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center. Researchers were starting to move in, and plans were being made for a mid-summer building dedication.
Michigan Tech Researchers Receive Two Great Lakes Restoration GrantsTwo Great Lakes restoration research projects by Michigan Technological University researchers are among 12 selected for funding, the University of Michigan Water Center announced today. Fifty-four research teams from universities near the Great Lakes and beyond submitted proposals for nearly $570,000 total funding.
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What's A Michigan Tech Education Worth?According to 2013 rankings recently released by PayScale, Michigan Technological University’s graduates rank 18th in the nation among 437 public universities in the return on investment from their degrees.
Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Program Ranked No. 1Michigan Technological University ranks as the top Peace Corps Master’s International (PCMI) university nationwide for the eighth consecutive year.
Alumni Gifts Fund Two Major Learning Initiatives at Michigan TechMichigan Technological University is launching two major initiatives aimed at improving student success and providing faculty with new tools for enhancing student learning. Both efforts are made possible through generous gifts from alumni.
Michigan Tech Board of Control Approves Budget, Tuition RatesMichigan Technological University's board approved a balanced $172.5 million budget and tuition hikes of 2.9 percent for in-state undergrads.
Michigan Tech Studies Wolf-Dog Encounters In Bear HuntingBear hunters will tell you that a good way to attract a bear is to put out bait. And in 10 states, including Michigan and Wisconsin, that’s perfectly legal. Hunting dogs are another useful technique in the bear-hunter’s toolkit, and 17 states say that’s just fine.
Michigan Tech Scientist's Discovery Could Lead to a Better CapacitorA new process for growing forests of manganese dioxide nanorods may lead to the next generation of high-performance capacitors.
Two Michigan Tech Teams Take Sustainable Designs to Washington, DCTwo interdisciplinary teams from Michigan Technological University are competing in the EPA's annual Sustainable Design Expo -- one to improve the world's air by improving biomass cookstoves, the other to improve treatment of potentially deadly aluminum processing waste.
MTU To Host Women's Engineering ConferenceMichigan Technological University's Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter has won a bid to host the 2014 SWE Region H Conference.
The Mechanical Engineer and the Sunken TreasureAs a farm boy growing up in northern Michigan, Mike Milosh dreamed of the sea and the adventures of Captain Nemo and Mike Nelson of the TV show Sea Hunt. He even worked on plans for a one-man submarine. So when a real-life adventure presented itself, he didn’t have to think twice.
MTU Prof's 3D Printing Designs Slash Optics Lab Costs Just as open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to anyone with an Internet connection, open-source designs and 3D printing are driving down the cost of making scientific equipment.
Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech StudyNo pups were apparently born to the wolf population on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior in 2012, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University, which has been studying the interaction between the island park's wolves and moose for 55 years. Since wolves live only about five years in the wild, that means the island's wolf population may soon be gone.
Invisibility Cloak Research Moves Forward at Michigan TechMichigan Technological University’s invisibility cloak researchers have done it again. They’ve moved the bar on one of the holy grails of physics: making objects invisible.