Archives—December 2009

Ed Laitila Receives the Michigan Tech – Creating Connections Award

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Staff Council has announced the recipients of its annual Making a Difference Awards, which honor staff members who have excelled in a variety of categories. Engineer/Scientist Ed Laitila, materials science and engineering, was nominated for the Creating Connections Award. In its nomination, the MSE Professional Development Committee praised Laitila for his initiative to overhaul the department website, gearing it toward outreach and recruitment by creating online modules that offer virtual experiments to web users.