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Tech Tour Day Two: Michigan Tech’s Magnificent

“I love the Upper Peninsula to begin with, so it’s never very hard to convince me to visit Michigan Technological University when I visit college campuses for university tech transfer news on the Fall Tech Tour.

It helps that the folks at Michigan Tech always deliver, too — great technological innovations that have the potential to be breakthrough businesses, hopefully right here in the Great Lakes State.

Friday was no exception. as Michigan Tech PR maven Jen Donovan took me around campus and beyond.”

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Career Opportunities In Rail Industry

For the Fall 2011 Rail Info Night, many of the career opportunities In the rail industry were presented. Dan Rubin of Union Pacific presented a keynote talk about recent rail industry developments. A panel of Rail Industry officials discussed career opportunities and trends in the industry. Many of the participants were Michigan Tech Alumni. Michigan Tech Rail Info Night 2011 sponsored by the Rail Transportation Program and the Railroad Engineering Activities Club

See Videos of Rail Industry recruiters and photos

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Michigan Tech is one of the best universities in the Midwest

Michigan Tech is one of the best universities in the Midwest, according to the Princeton Review. It is one of 153 institutions recommended in the “Best in the Midwest” section of the “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” on the Princeton Review website. Michigan Tech also appears again in the Princeton Review’s “The Best 376 Colleges: 2012 Edition.”

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Martin Luther King Week at Michigan Tech

Michigan Tech observes Martin Luther King Week starting on Saturday, Jan. 15.

• Visit the Center for Diversity and Inclusion web page
• View the MTU News story
• View the Daily Mining Gazette news story

• View pictures from Barry Scott’s delivery of the “I Have a Dream” speech and the reception
• View pictures from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration banquet



Actor Barry Scott delivers the Dr. Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” speech, Michigan Tech Memorial Union steps, followed by a candelight vigil and a peace march to the Rozsa Center at MichiganTechnological University, Houghton, Michigan, January 17, 2011.


Charles A. Pugh, President of the Detroit City Council speaking at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Banquet at the Memorial Union Ballroom, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, January 22, 2011; Charles Pugh is an American television journalist and politician, who was elected council president of Detroit City Council in Detroit’s city elections in 2009. Pugh is best known for his early career as the news anchor on the WJBK, the Fox affiliate from 1999 to 2009; Michigan Tech Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

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