Author: College of Engineering

Sue Hill is the Digital Content Manager for the College of Engineering.

Farewell Gathering for Chair Steve Carr and Staff Assistant Sandy Kalcich

The campus community is invited to a farewell gathering honoring the service of two members of the CS family who will be moving on to new opportunities. Chair Steven Carr will be joining the faculty at Western Michigan University as chair of the Computer Science Department. Sandy Kalcich will be moving over the bridge to join the staff of the Van Pelt and Opie Library… [read more]

Go Big, Play Hard, Michigan Tech Historian Tells Regional Planners

The issues that really matter in metropolitan areas transcend political boundaries. Those regional challenges are becoming even more critical in a global economy, since good planning will be key to the economic competitiveness of megaregions like the Northeast, the Texas Triangle and the Great Lakes, says Louise Nelson Dyble, an assistant professor of history… [read more]

Resilient Editors Create a New Scholarly Book

It was an idea begun at a conference seven years ago. Michigan Tech hosted the Fifth Biennial International Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference in 2005, and conference coordinators Beth Flynn, Ann Brady, and Patty Sotirin, all faculty members in the Department of Humanities, realized the resilience of those who made it to campus after a storm had closed the local airport… [read more]

Jackson National Teaches Recruiters, Colleges and Technology Professionals the Value of Working in Financial Services IT

To develop IT professionals with skills that met the firm’s needs, Jackson ($120 billion in assets) began intern and training programs. The insurer was subsequently able to identify schools, such as Michigan Tech in nearby Houghton, Mich., whose [computer science] students were better trained and of a high quality in terms of their intellectual abilities, attitude and work ethic… [read more]