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Natural Resources Symposium at Michigan Tech

By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations University Marketing & Communications Michigan Technological University The international natural resources honor society Xi Sigma Pi is sponsoring a symposium from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 24 in Room G002 of the Forestry Building at Michigan Tech. The annual symposium …

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Immunization Expert Visits Michigan Tech

Michigan continues to rank near the bottom in the percentage of kids getting immunizations and Houghton County is second to last in the state for parents opting not to get their children vaccinated. Houghton_447449_7 (2) A push is on to change that. Dr. Keith English, the chair of the Department of …

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Great Lakes Shipping Season To Start

Just after midnight tonight, ships will begin to pass through the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie. Area engineer for the locks, Kevin Sprague, says this is a busy time for shipping. Sprague says they’re evaluating the benefit-cost ratio of building a new Poe Lock, estimated to cost $600 million. …

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Smartphone Addiction Compare To Gambling

Speaking in Lansing on smartphone safety, Dr. David Greenfield, founder of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction, said notifications can be dangerous. Dr. Greenfield equates smart phones to a portable dopamine pump, the pleasure neurochemical in the reward system of the brain.

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