Category: News and Important Updates

Michigan Tech Provost’s Office Clarifies Promotion and Tenure Policies Amid COVID-19

The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs has clarified promotion and tenure policies amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the Tech Today article published on April 6 for information regarding the clarification and as always, visit for current information on the pandemic.

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover. But What About Viruses?

We’ve all heard the old adage “don’t judge a book by its cover.” Dr. Caryn Heldt, Director of the Health Research Institute here at Michigan Tech, is reversing that old adage to fight viruses. Making quick judgments based on superficial features can introduce biased perceptions of others. But when it comes to viruses, Dr. Heldt’s . . .