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Pilot Project at Michigan Tech Leads to Federal Regulation Changes

By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations University Marketing & Communications Michigan Technological University Michigan Technological University participated in a national pilot project that helped the federal government revise its regulations to make a major reduction in the number of federal certification forms and the administrative follow-up paperwork …

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Town Hall To Discuss Gerrymandering

The Portage Lake District Library will host a Town Hall meeting on congressional redistricting in Michigan on Saturday, March 11, from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Members of the group Count MI Vote, in partnership with Voters Not Politicians, invite the public for an education and policy discussion about redistricting in …

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Senator Peters Tours MTU Research Center

Senator Gary Peters is one of a group of lawmakers urging the Trump administration to invest in autonomous vehicle technologies. Peters visited Michigan Tech’s Advanced Power Systems Research Center to see the cutting edge innovation taking place in automotive tech. Members of Congress recently sent a letter calling for a …

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CopperDog 150 Sled Dog Race Set To Begin

The weekend of the CopperDog 150 has arrived. Despite an up and down winter weather-wise—there is plenty of snow on the trails and the sled dogs are ready to go. Opening ceremonies begin tonight in downtown Calumet at 6:30pm, with the first musher out of the gate at 7pm. There …

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MTEC Smartzone Ready To Build On Its Success

The MTEC Smartzone in Houghton provides support services for high-tech startup companies that not only create jobs, but bring in outside money into the local economy. Since it’s creation in 2002, the Smartzone has helped create over 700 jobs and thanks to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, those efforts will …

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