Day: June 23, 2011

KRC Publishes Its Early History

The Keweenaw Research Center (KRC) has published a handsomely illustrated coffee-table book called “Ice Station Keweenaw.” It traces the early history of the KRC, from its founding in 1953 as an Army Corps of Engineers’ field station for cold-climate research until it became part of Michigan Tech in 1992. The book was written by Cameron Hartnell ’09, one of the first recipients of a PhD in Industrial Heritage and Archeology from Tech …. [read more]

Peace Corp Veterans Talk about Their Experiences

Graduate students Patricia Butler and Michelle Cisz (both of SFRES) will be at the Portage Lake District Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, to present their experiences as Peace Corp volunteers. Butler was a volunteer in Armenia, and Cisz volunteered in Paraguay. Both participated in Tech’s Peace Corps Master’s International Program that allows students to earn a master’s degree while serving in the Peace Corps…. [read more]