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Sunday | MLive.com

Western Michigan University ban on all forms of tabacco begins Monday

As Nick Viau stood on the steps of Waldo Library smoking a cigar, the 18-year-old Western Michigan University student didn't mince words when asked what he thought of the impending campus-wide tobacco ban .


Related Topix: Western Michigan University, South Lyon, MI, Central Michigan University, Oakland University

Wed Aug 27, 2014


International Students Share a Taste of Home

It's called Khana Khazana, which means "food treasure" in Hindi. And it's become a lunch highlight at Michigan Technological University, where international students take time from their busy class and lab schedules to cook and serve their native cuisine.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Wolf hunt vote by Legislature latest to avoid referendum by citizens

A pack of gray wolves is shown on Isle Royale National Park in northern Michigan.


Related Topix: Isle Royale National Park, US National Parks, Michigan, Michigan Government


Indian-Origin Scientist Finds Way to Develop Better Drugs

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin researcher at Michigan Technological University has deciphered how Glycoconjugates - biomolecules that hold sugars in the body like scaffolds for reacting with other molecules - can lead to new and better drugs.


Related Topix: Biology


Western Michigan University named a 'Best Bang for the Buck' school by Washington Monthly

Western Michigan University has been named a Best Bang for the Buck school by Washington Monthly for the second year in a row.


Related Topix: Michigan, Western Michigan University, Michigan State University

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Sweet! Glycocongugates are more than the sum of their sugars

Conventional wisdom says that the scaffold in an important class of biological molecules called glycoconjugates is essentially inert.


Related Topix: Biology, Chemistry

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Michigan Tech research site once produced wood for Ford

The site that sprang out of Henry Ford's desire to produce wood for his automobiles continues on as a Michigan Technological University site for forest research.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Globe

GCC winds up for first day of classes

"The whole of our existence is working with students," GCC president Jim Lorenson said.


Related Topix: Ironwood, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

State of Michigan

The 2014 "ExpressSOS" Voter Registration Drive kicks off Aug. 26

LANSING, Mich. - The Secretary of State's mobile office will be on the road as part of a statewide voter registration drive visiting colleges and universities, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Lake Superior State University

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Air, Earth, Water Research Join Hands at Michigan Tech

The atmosphere , geosphere and hydrosphere all interconnect and interact to form and change our environment and climate.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Meteorology


Michigan Tech site once produced wood for Ford

The 60th anniversary of the site's transfer to MTU was commemorated with a two-day celebration recently at the Ford Center, according to The Daily Mining Gazette of Houghton .


Related Topix: Michigan

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Kessler graduates from med school

He is a 1995 graduate of Howell High School. While at the West Virginia school, Kessler graduated with honors, cum laude.


Related Topix: Medicine, Osteopathy, Howell, MI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

State of Michigan

DEQ grants $2.5 million for scrap tire reuse

Aug. 15, 2014 For More Information: Michael Marshall, 517-284-6586, marshallm7@michigan.gov Brad Wurfel, 517-284-6713, wurfelb@michigan.gov The DEQ today announced it has awarded universities and local municipalities more than $2.5 million in grants for road projects that reuse scrap tires.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Saginaw County, MI, Birch Run, MI, Clio, MI, St. Johns, MI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Students observe effects of mining on Torch Lake

A Michigan Technological University professor has taught young technicians about the impact of historical mining on Torch Lake by taking an excursion there.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Zhuo Feng Gets CAREER Award to Develop New Tools for Nanoscale Computer Chip Design

HOUGHTON, Mich., Aug. 7 -- Michigan Technological University issued the following news release: Back in the day, actual human beings wired computer circuitry by hand.


Related Topix: Computers, Houghton, MI, CPU, Science / Technology

International Society of Automation

Member Feature Julia Forbes

Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.


Related Topix: Research Triangle Park, NC, Cary, NC, Electrical Engineering, Science


Tours of sawmill, village offered in UP's Alberta

Free tours of a sawmill museum and field trips in a nearby forest are being offered in the Village of Alberta in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


Thu Aug 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from Michigan Technological University Further Understanding...

However, the sluggish OER kinetics and the utilization of precious metal catalysts are key obstacles in the broad deployment of these energy technologies."


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Journal Gazette

Local teachers travel to study lakes

Homestead High School science teacher Daniel Jaeger, right, and his brother, fellow high school teacher Mike Jaeger, work together on a Great Lakes study as part of a summer research program.


Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Education Etc.