Archives—February 2013

Graduate Education Week in Lansing

LansingFour graduate students are going to Lansing for Graduate Education Day, Tuesday, Feb. 19. Governor Rick Snyder has declared the week of Feb. 18 as Graduate Education Week, and more than 50 students from universities and colleges across the state will meet with legislators at the Capitol Building in Lansing.

Among the attendees is Melanie Talaga, a PhD candidate in chemistry from Negaunee, who is researching glycobiology and characterizing potential cancer biomarkers.

Read more at Tech Today.


ROTC Day of Challenges

ROTCMichigan Tech will be hosting its annual Day of Challenges for 5th through 12th grade students on Saturday, Feb. 23, sponsored by the Michigan Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Michigan Tech Army and Air Force ROTC programs. The event focuses on teamwork and mental and physical challenges, with events such as an obstacle course, a leadership reaction course and tests of swimming ability, all the while encouraging participants to learn and have fun.

Read more at Tech Today, by Kevin Hodur.