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Research Experience for Teachers (RET)

Michigan Tech is again hosting seven middle and high school teachers from Michigan and Wisconsin in a six-week Research Experience for Teachers (RET), a program funded by the National Science Foundation, which ends this week.
The teachers presented posters on their research experiences, as well as the development of classroom/laboratory units, Friday, Aug. 17, in Memorial Union Alumni Lounge B.
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Mobile Lab is on the road

The Michigan Tech Mobile Lab is on the road to southeast Michigan today through Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Lab director Jeremy Worm led a team of graduate and undergraduate students and members of the Michigan Tech Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers. They will meet with engineers and training coordinators from two companies, Mahle Powertrain and Detroit, to showcase the Mobile Lab’s offering of hands-on short courses.

As well, the lab will provide fun-filled STEM activities for inner city youth at the Parental Boot Camp being organized by Heroes Alliance of Detroit.

Enterprising High School Students Showcase Accomplishments in Detroit

Michigan Technological University and General Motors sponsored a High School Enterprise Showcase at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. Teams of high school students from Detroit, elsewhere in Michigan, and as far away as Puerto Rico, Atlanta and Chicago will present their work to find scientific and technological solutions to real-world problems in business and industry.

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Students from Community Colleges are Engaged in Research Projects

Undergraduate Students from Community Colleges are engaged in university research projects at Michigan Technological during Summer 2012: MiCUP program stands for Michigan College/ University Partnership Program. It is for Community College Students from: Delta College, Grand Rapids Community College, Wayne County Community College District.

“MICUP = My Cup. My cup of knowledge that was filled with diversity, higher education, innovation, and hands-on experience. From this experience, I have grown culturally, educationally, and mentally” according to Reginald Hicks, Michigan Tech Marketing Student, WCCCD Transfer Student.
MiCUP is Michigan Tech’s “Transfer Transition Program” helps community college students transfer to a four-year institution to earn a baccalaureate degree.

Page of pictures from the 2012 MiCUP Student Projects

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