Michgan Tech Female, Graduate Enrollment RisesMichigan Technological University last week reported its largest freshman class since 2008, the fifth straight year of graduate student enrollment, record minority enrollment and its second-highest-ever female enrollment.
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.
GVSU, Michigan Tech, LTU, HFCC Earn HonorsSeveral Michigan colleges and universities earned honors this week from U.S. News & World Report's best colleges listing and other organizations.
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.
Michigan Tech Helps Develop Sustainable Bioenergy Across the AmericasMichigan Technological University’s Sustainable Futures Institute and a broad range of Pan American partners see biofuel as a good answer to society’s growing need for alternative energy. But they want to make sure that it is produced in a sustainable way, benefiting rather than harming the societies and environments producing it.
MTU Prof's 3D Graphene May Replace Pricey Platinum In Solar CellsOne of the most promising types of solar cells has a few drawbacks. A scientist at Michigan Technological University may have overcome one of them.
Event Notices From Aug. 16-18The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
MTU Fellows 'SURF' Through The Summer In HoughtonHiking to waterfalls, enjoying the beaches of Lake Superior, getting ahead of schedule with summer classes -- all things that a summer at Michigan Technological University has to offer. As it turns out, developing a new autonomous underwater glider is also on the list.
Michigan Tech Professor Takes A Journey On Streetcars PastBill Sproule’s expertise in transportation -- and a love of history and rail transportation -- has led to a book on streetcars that once carried passengers up and down Michigan's remote Keweenaw Peninsula.
15 Michigan Schools On Princeton Review's 'Best Of The Midwest'Fifteen Michigan colleges and universities have made the Princeton Review's list of 155 "Best of the Midwest" institutions, released this week.
Michigan Tech Board: Athletes Earn High MarksFrom their athletic achievements to their academic excellence, Michigan Technological University’s student athletes embody the University’s vision and promote its strategic plan, Athletics Director Suzanne Sanregret told the Michigan Tech Board of Control at its regular meeting today.
Sustainable Vegetable Garden Takes Root At Michigan TechThis spring, a small vegetable garden cropped up in the Wadsworth Hall courtyard at Michigan Technological University. There’s more to this garden than organic produce for students in Wadsworth Hall; the project partners hope that sustainably growing produce on campus will also raise food awareness.
MTU Study: 3D Printing Will Reach The Home SoonIt may seem like a stretch to envision a 3D printer in every home. However, a Michigan Technological University researcher is predicting that personal manufacturing, like personal computing before it, is about to enter the mainstream in a big way -- because it's cheaper to make things yourself on a 3D printer than buy them in a store.