Day: March 5, 2013

Tim Scarlett Speaking at TEDx

TEDx HoughtonTEDx event comes to Houghton

Dr. Timothy Scarlett is among the speakers for the upcoming TEDx event. He will be speaking on “A Vision for Industrial Heritage Professionals in the 21st Century.”

Read more at the Michigan Tech Lode, by Alex Saari.

TEDx Houghton Theme: Journeys

McArdle Theater
Houghton, MI, 49931
United States

March 23rd, 2013
9:30am-7:00pm

Venue and details at TED.

See the Facebook page Tedxhoughton.


Summer School 2013 at Cliff Mine

Cliff Mine 2013Archeology for Everybody: Summer School at the Cliff Mine

During the first summer session, Tech students and those from other colleges and universities, high school students and community seniors are all being invited to apply for the Cliff Mine Project’s fourth field research season.

The field research project runs from May 13 through June 28, led by Associate Professors Timothy Scarlett and Samuel Sweitz (Social Sciences), working closely with project archaeologists Sean Gohman and Lee Presley.

Read more at Tech Today, by Jenn Donovan.


Strike Exhibit in L’Anse

Exhibit LAnse1913 Strike Exhibit in L’Anse

“Tumult and Tragedy: Michigan’s 1913-14 Copper Strike,” a traveling exhibit created by the Michigan Tech Archives, will be on display from March 4 to March 27 at the L’Anse Area School Public Library, located in L’Anse High School. The library will be open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Read more at the Michigan Tech Archives Blog, by Erik Nordberg.

Library Matters: 1913 Strike Exhibit Visits L’Anse

The exhibit explores a turbulent period in Michigan’s historic copper mining district. On July 23, 1913, members of the Western Federation of Miners took to the streets over grievances about pay and working conditions.

Read more at Tech Today.