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MTU Alumni Honored

At its last meeting, Michigan Tech’s Board of Control bestowed the Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction on two distinguished alumni and longtime supporters of Michigan Tech: David House and Richard Henes. The Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction is awarded to individuals associated with the University who have exhibited especially distinguished …

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Trolley Tours at the Carnegie Museum

Dr. William Sproule from Michigan Tech and author of Copper Country Streetcars, will lead a tour of the historic Houghton County Traction Company. Tours will board the Red Jacket Trolley at the Carnegie Museum on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The cost is $25.00, which includes refreshments at …

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Peregrine Falcons Leaving Nest

The trio of peregrine falcon chicks at the Houghton-Hancock Lift Bridge are starting to leave the nest. The Michigan Department of Transportation installed two nest boxes, one each on the north and south bridge towers, in spring 2012 and a pair of peregrine falcons showed up the next spring. The …

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