Elisabet Head, PhD candidate in geology, has received the Seaman Museum Fellowship for her work on fluid inclusions in olivines erupted by Nyamuragira volcano. She is advised by Assistant Professor Simon Carn and the fluid-inclusion aspects were conducted in collaboration with Professor Paul Wallace at the University of Oregon.
US Postal Service Honored Douglass Houghton Bicentennial with a Pictorial Cancellation was held Saturday, November 7, 2009 in Houghton, Michigan
The United States Postal Service had a bicentennial pictorial cancellation to honor Douglass Houghton at Douglass Houghton Hall on Michigan Tech’s Campus.
Limited quantities of a special bicentennial post card were available at cost (50 cents) displaying Robert Thom’s painting of Houghton at Eagle River, Michigan in 1840, in full color, at the November 7th event.
Alumni Visit Videos: See interviews of Anna Colvin, Benjamin Drenth and Caroline Levenda
Professors Alex Mayer and Janice Glime (biological sciences) have been selected for the Distinguished Service Award.
The College of Engineering has announced that Professor John Gierke has accepted a one-year appointment as interim chair of the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences.
Gierke takes on the duty while Chair Wayne Pennington serves as a Jefferson Science Fellow with the US Department of State.
Gierke received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering and his doctorate in environmental engineering from Michigan Tech.
Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Upper Peninsula Section
Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Geological Engineering Students Win UP Section SME and MINE (Mineral INdustry Education) Fund Scholarships
Jill Bruning, and John Gierke go to Nicaragua for field testing