Michigan Tech Adds Honors CollegeMichigan Technological University’s Board of Control approved establishment of the Pavlis Honors College at its regular meeting Friday. It is the first named college at Michigan Tech.
Michigan Tech Prof's Advance May Lead To Cheaper Peptide DrugsA Michigan Technological University professor has come up with a new way to purify peptides that may cut the cost of very expensive classes of drugs -- and improve DNA analysis as well.
Michigan Tech Mind Trekkers To Show Off At NBA All-Star GameBasketball fans in New Orleans for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game will also have the chance to learn about the science of basketball, thanks to the Michigan Technological University Mind Trekkers.
Michigan Tech Student From China Brings Solar Power To His Home VillageA Chinese student in power engineering at Michigan Technological University takes what he's learned back to his native village -- hoping to keep the lights on more reliably.
Where Do Snowflakes Get Their Start? Michigan Tech Has Some AnswersSnowflakes need a tiny speck of dust to form. But how does that happen in the pristine air of the Arctic? Researchers at Michigan Technological University in the snowy Upper Peninsula may have the answer.
Michigan Tech Prof Comes Up Empty In Web Search For Time TravelersIf time travelers exist, they're covering their tracks pretty well. At least, that's the word from a study set up by a physics professor at Michigan Technological University searching for prescient Web content on social media Web sites.
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MTU To Add $1M Welcome CenterMichigan Technological University will honor alumnus and longtime supporter John Edgar McAllister by building a new Welcome Center named for him to introduce future students and their families to the campus.
Five Michigan Universities Get NSF Grant To Boost Minority STEM SuccessThe National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.32 million grant to five Michigan universities for a project that will increase the academic success of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM (science, technology , engineering, and mathematics) fields, as well as women graduate students in gender-imbalanced fields.
Michigan Tech Prof Invents Low-Cost 3D Printer That Works With MetalUntil now, 3D printing has been a polymer affair, with most people in the maker community using the machines to make all manner of plastic consumer goods, from tent stakes to chess sets. A new low-cost 3D printer developed by Michigan Technological University’s Joshua Pearce and his team could add hammers to that list. The detailed plans, software and firmware are all freely available and open-source, meaning anyone can use them to make their own metal 3D printer.
Five UP Tech Companies Band Together For Defense WorkA new collaboration of five Upper Peninsula manufacturing technology companies, along with the Houghton tech business accelerator MTEC SmartZone and Michigan Technological University, is pitching its expertise to the aerospace and defense industries.
MTU Prof Writes 3D Printing Guide For Scientists On A BudgetJoshua Pearce is not one for understatement. “This is the beginning of a true revolution in the sciences,” says the author of “Open-Source Lab.” For cash-strapped researchers, he could be right. His new book, published by Elsevier, is a step-by-step do-it-yourself guide for making lab equipment.
MTU In Deal With Indian UniversityMechanical engineering faculty from a private Indian university will soon be pursuing their Ph.D.'s from Michigan Technological University.
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