Michigan Tech’s Student Chapter Named One of Seven Winners of Premier Chapter Awards

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has named Michigan Tech’s student chapter as one of seven winners of Premier Chapter Awards this year. The awards are sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers and include a $1,000 prize. Michigan Tech’s chapter was selected from more than 250 student and professional chapters nationwide. Its president is Ashley Thode, a civil and environmental engineering major, and the advisors are David Watkins and Kurt Paterson.

D80 Center Conference October 2009

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Video: Jobs in Development are Yours for the Taking
Video: Are You a Global Citizen?
Video: Pavlis Impacts on Ghana, Africa (S. Hurt et al.)
Video: Integrated Water and Sanitation Solutions for the Upper Sonora River Basin, Mexico

Go! Learn? Contribute. The D80 Conference is a celebration of the efforts to solve issues that confront the world’s poorest 80%. Avery Bang of Bridges to Prosperity presented “Jobs in Development are Yours for the Taking” and Bridges for Development.

Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) Poster Session Fall 2009

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MTRI: Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor) poster presentations were on display in the Atrium of the Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building where numerous faculty and students had the chance to study them.

One important feature for students was the wealth of information about becoming engaged in research. Students and researchers currently involved in research projects were present with their posters to answer questions.

The pictures and poster presented here are only a sample of the major project posters. To see more titles and examples of the posters go to the MTRI: Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor) website