Archives—June 2012

Enterprising High School Students Showcase Accomplishments in Detroit

Michigan Technological University and General Motors sponsored a High School Enterprise Showcase at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. Teams of high school students from Detroit, elsewhere in Michigan, and as far away as Puerto Rico, Atlanta and Chicago will present their work to find scientific and technological solutions to real-world problems in business and industry.

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Students from Community Colleges are Engaged in Research Projects

Undergraduate Students from Community Colleges are engaged in university research projects at Michigan Technological during Summer 2012: MiCUP program stands for Michigan College/ University Partnership Program. It is for Community College Students from: Delta College, Grand Rapids Community College, Wayne County Community College District.

“MICUP = My Cup. My cup of knowledge that was filled with diversity, higher education, innovation, and hands-on experience. From this experience, I have grown culturally, educationally, and mentally” according to Reginald Hicks, Michigan Tech Marketing Student, WCCCD Transfer Student.
MiCUP is Michigan Tech’s “Transfer Transition Program” helps community college students transfer to a four-year institution to earn a baccalaureate degree.

Page of pictures from the 2012 MiCUP Student Projects

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Dematic Opens Satellite Engineering Office In Houghton

Dematic, a logistics company based in Luxembourg with North American operations headquartered in Grand Rapids, has opened a satellite engineering office in Houghton and hired a team of 11 interns. The interns include students from the Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, as well as the School of Technology.
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CBS Detroit and the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report published a news story about the international logistics firm, Dematic, opening a satellite office in the MTEC SmartZone in Houghton, where they will employ 11 or more Michigan Tech student interns. See Dematic’s Satellite Office.