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Students Named to the 2009 National Ski Coaches Association National All-Academic Ski Team

Michigan Tech had 14 skiers named to the 2009 National Ski Coaches Association National All-Academic Ski Team. To be eligible, skiers had to have a 3.5 GPA for the Fall semester and have participated in the NCAA Central Regional Skiing Championships. “This is a great honor for these student-athletes,” said head coach Joe Haggenmiller. “They work hard both in the classroom and in competition and this award recognizes their hard work.”

The 14 selections are below:

Advanced Motorsports Enterprise: Creating the Future of the Vehicle & Mobility Industry

Global challenges are driving fundamental changes in transportation.
Interdisciplinary teams of Michigan Tech students are hard at work developing solutions to these challenges. The Enterprise program embraces an active, discovery-based learning model–where faculty and industry serve as coaches and mentors, and students develop the broad knowledge and skill bases needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing environment. Industry involvement is critical to the success of Enterprise. Support of Michigan Tech’s four Advanced Motorsports Enterprise teams offers enhanced access to tomorrow’s engineers and leaders, increased visibility of sponsoring companies, and perhaps most importantly the opportunity to actively shape the future of engineering education.

• Visit the Advanced Motorsports Enterprise Website
• View the Advanced Motorsports Enterprise Brochure

Michigan Tech, General Motors, Engineering Society of Detroit Work Together to Retrain Displaced Automotive Engineers

In a move to help address Michigan’s economic crisis, Michigan Tech is joining hands with General Motors and the Engineering Society of Detroit to provide free retraining for displaced automotive engineers.

Michigan Tech will offer a one-semester, three-credit course, in advanced propulsion technology, to equip displaced engineers to meet the growing demand for workers skilled in green automotive technologies. Students will learn the fundamentals of controlling and calibrating hybrid vehicle powertrains to meet fuel economy and emissions targets.

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