Day: April 23, 2009

LiveScience.com Features John Gierke

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By Jennifer Donovan, Michigan Technological University

LiveScience.com featured a profile of Associate Professor John Gierke (GMES) in its ScienceLives series.  The series is a cooperation between the National Science Foundation and LiveScience. 

Graduate students will find of interest several of Gierke’s answers to questions that explore what makes scientists tick.

Check out the full story at LiveScience and stay tuned for an upcoming Behind the Scenes story that will feature Gierke’s work and former graduate student Jill Bruning.


MBA Student Chad Daavettila Honored

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MBA student Chad Daavetilla was inducted into the Michigan Tech chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society.  Students ranking in the top 20 percent of master’s degree programs at schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International are eligible for membership.

While almost 300,000 students receive bachelor’s or master’s degrees in business each year, only about 20,000 are inducted into lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. BGS membership provides many benefits, including career development advice, leadership conferences, networking with successful business people and scholarships.

The co-advisors for the Michigan Tech chapter of BGS are Associate Professor Chelley Vician and Assistant Professor Mari Buche (SBE). For more information about BGS, visit http://betagammasigma.org/index.htm .