3 hrs ago
Five Michigan Universities Get NSF Grant To Boost Minority STEM Success
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.32 million grant to five Michigan universities for a project that will increase the academic success of underrepresented minority graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM fields, as well as women graduate students in gender-imbalanced fields.
11 hrs ago
Tech Web Reader - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The detailed plans, software and firmware are all freely available and open-source, meaning anyone can use them to make their own metal 3D printer: http://www.appropedia.org/Open-source_metal_3-D_printer The paper notes that technical progress in the open-source self replicating rapid prototyper community has enabled a distributed form of additive ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
SC4 grad creates $250,000 scholarship fund
An industrial processing certificate from St. Clair County Community College was Jarold Hawks' ticket to build a prosperous life for himself and his future family.
Lansing State Journal
Universities make a $23 billion per year economic impact on Michigan
Michigan's 15 public universities were responsible for more than $23 billion of spending in 2012, a new study found.
New low cost affordable 3D printer unveiled
A step towards making 3D printing affordable has been made at Michigan Technological University, which presented an open-source 3D metal printer for only $1,500.
Scientists build open-source 3D metal printer
We keep seeing the amazing applications that 3D printers have. The machines are helping scientists perform experiments in the lab , doctors treat patients , and very soon they'll be helping astronauts build things in space .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Amazon Drones? Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Experts Available
Amazon took the news waves by storm this week, announcing that they are planning to deliver orders by unmanned aircraft.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Class of 2012: Michigan college borrowers average $28,840 in student debt
The Mitten State rounds out the Project on Student Debt's top ten list of states with the highest student debt levels for the graduating class of 2012.
Wolf authority visits Kalamazoo, asks: Is it wrong to hunt wolves?
A leading experts on wolves and their management in Michigan will be the guest speaker at a presentation on wolves at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Western Michigan University's Fetzer Center.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Scientists build a low-cost, open-source 3-D metal printer
OK, so maybe you aren't interested in making your own toys, cellphone cases, or glow-in-the-dark Christmas decorations.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Western Michigan University one of 5 state universities to work on...
Western Michigan University will partner with Michigan's other four research universities on a $1.32 million project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, to increase the number of minority faculty.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Grand Haven Tribune
Solar in the snow
Researchers at Michigan Technological University are trying to figure out if solar power generation that works in the sunny South can function in the snowy North.
WID-Michigan Honors Teresa Takai, Receives Personal Message of...
At its 5 Annual Black Tie Gala, Women in Defense Michigan honored its 2013 Excellence In Leadership award recipient, Teresa M. Takai, chief information officer, Department of Defense.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Multi-talented Graduate of SAE Institute Wins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Live Sound
Josh Loar, a 2007 graduate of SAE Institute, was honored as the Live Sound Engineer of the Year at SAE's 2013 alumni awards in New York City.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Five UP Tech Companies Band Together For Defense Work
A new collaboration of five Upper Peninsula manufacturing technology companies, along with the Houghton tech business accelerator MTEC SmartZone and Michigan Technological University, is pitching its expertise to the aerospace and defense industries.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Michigan Tech tests if solar power works up North
A two-year-study underway at the Houghton school's Keweenaw Research Center seeks to measure how snow affects solar panels' power generation.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
New Fullerenes Findings Reported from Michigan Technological University
One requirement is the need to manipulate single or multiple carbon nanotubes to bridge electronic conductors."
Michigan Tech builds phone apps to connect researchers with citizen scientists
Alex Mayer is a Professor of Environmental & Geological Engineering at Michigan Technological University and he's the project's director.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Isle Royale National Park talks wolf status in public meetings
Paul Brown, Chief of Natural Resources for Isle Royale National Park, and the Isle Royale National Park service is spending the next two weeks speaking to the public about the status of Isle Royale wolves.