Author: hrpowers

Outreach in Natural Resources and Engineering

Eighteen high school students from Detroit and across the Lower Peninsula are spending six days at Michigan Tech from July 22-27 to explore Natural Resources and Engineering majors and consider attending Michigan Technological University. The program is in its fifth year. Students will investigate drinking water treatment, autonomous vehicles, forest management, and more, with Michigan…


Lake Superior Water Festival Wednesday

Sunset over Lake Superior More than 700 elementary, middle and high-school students from 10 Western Upper Peninsula schools will gather at Michigan Technological University’s Great Lakes Research Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17 for the Seventh Annual Lake Superior Water Festival. Participating schools include Baraga High School, Barkell Elementary (Hancock), CLK Elementary (Calumet), EB Holman (Stanton…


Fall 2018 After School Science and Engineering Classes

Starting Oct. 1 through Nov. 6, there will be six hands-on explorations taught by Michigan Tech science and engineering students and staff from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Great Lakes Research Center, room 104. These classes are for grades one through five. Gr. 1-2  Forest Fun, Mondays Students will engineer seed get-aways, investigate animal tracks, design feeders to help…


Detroit Area Engineering Students Participate in Summer Youth Programs

The Michigan Chronicle published a story about the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), mentioning that Michigan Tech is one of DAPCEP’s partners. DAPCEP students will be attending Summer Youth Programs at Tech in July. Sixteen high school students from Detroit and southwest Michigan will explore Natural Resources & Engineering majors and possible careers from…


Cleaning Dirty Water Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the Cleaning Dirty Water Competition shouldn’t come as a surprise. The winners are three members of the Michigan Tech chapter of the Society of Environmental Engineering — seniors no less — Joseph Doyle, Kyle Mischler and Jeremy Luebke. The winning trio had stiff competition from the runner up team, “The Insolubles,” three…