Archives—June 2014

Michigan Tech Honors Two Alumni with Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction

t its last meeting, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control bestowed the Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction on two distinguished alumni and longtime supporters of Michigan Tech: David House, Electrical Engineering ’65 and Richard Henes, Mechanical Engineering ’48. The Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction is awarded to individuals associated with the University who have exhibited especially distinguished professional and personal accomplishments.

Scott Miers, Tess Ahlborn, Receive Tech’s Highest Honors for Teaching

Miers_Scottby Marcia Goodrich

Effervescent enthusiasm for students and the classroom marks both winners of Michigan Technological University’s 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award. Tess Ahlborn, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, received the award in the associate professor, professor category. Scott Miers, newly promoted to associate professor of mechanical engineering–engineering mechanics, was honored in the assistant professor, professor of practice and lecturer category. Continue reading