There is always news in the area that revolve around STEM topics. Below are some recent news from our local outlets.


HOUGHTON, MI – January 22, 2020 – MI-TRALE (Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment), a local non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the safe and responsible use of multi-use trails for both motorized and non-motorized...

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Say hello to the new College of Computing at MTU

Computing is the fastest-growing sector across all industries. The National Science Foundation estimated that science and engineering jobs increased by 18.7 percent over the past decade, and 59 percent of that growth was in computing. This upward trend continues. We...

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Copper Country Science and Engineering Festival hosted at Hancock

The first Copper Country Science and Engineering Festival took place at the Hancock Central High School Wednesday. The event featured 60 demonstrations and activities for fourth through seventh grade students from Hancock, Houghton, Chassell, Lake Linden-Hubbell, Calumet, and Dollar Bay-Tamarack...

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Michigan Tech Students Earn First place in ASM International Undergraduate Design Competition

A team of Michigan Technological University students won first place in ASM International’s 2019 Undergraduate Design Competition. Their capstone senior design project, “Cobalt reduction in Tribaloy T-400,” was sponsored by Winsert, Inc. of Marinette, Wisconsin. This isn’t the first time,...

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U.P. Schools ranked in the top 5000 STEM high schools in the U.S.

A recent Newsweek post has ranked Houghton and Calumet High schools as one of America's Best 5000 STEM High Schools. U.P. Schools in the Ranking included: Houghton High School 1707 Marquette High School 4174 Escanaba High School  4318 Calumet High...

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