Zombie Apocalypse Set For Friday At Michigan TechThey grace the covers of magazines. They star in a hit television series. And, they are featured in a popular new game on campus. Although from the world of the undead, zombies have certainly been enjoying their new star status. Now, there’s another venue to celebrate them -- “Undead U: A Zombie Symposium,” set for 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, on the campus of Michigan Technological University.
Amping Up Solar in the Snowy NorthSolar farms are a no-brainer in warm and sunny places, but what about in northern climes, where snow is measured in feet, and can cover and even shut down the panels? Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center is now part of a two-year study that will help answer that question.
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.
Awards And Certifications From Oct. 17The latest industry-related awards and certifications earned by Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and individuals.
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.
Fall Career Fair Features New Companies and Veteran RecruitersWith 264 companies registered for Michigan Technological Univeristy's Fall Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 24, recruiters run the gamut from new to returning to never-miss-a-fair.
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.
On A Roll: Michigan Tech Grabs Snowball World RecordIt took a lot of rolling, but Michigan Technological University students now have a Guinness World Records mark to their name.
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.
Michigan Tech, UM Study Finds Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Your LooksGetting treatment for a common sleep problem may do more than help you sleep better -- it may help you look better too, according to a new research study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Researchers from Michigan Technological University and the University of Michigan Health System conducted the study.