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MTU’s Shokuhfar, Ott Named Inspiring Women in STEM

Two Michigan Technological University faculty members have been selected as recipients of Insight Into Diversity Magazine’s 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Awards. Linda Ott, a professor in the department of computer science and Tolou Shokuhfar, assistant professor in mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics, were selected for this national honor. The award is presented as …

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Michigan Tech 1 of 5 Universities Chosen To Work on NSF EngineeringEducation Diversity

Michigan Technological University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics is one of five mechanical engineering departments nationwide selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate in a new diversity training program. The others are Purdue, Oregon State, Texas Tech and the University of Oklahoma. The NSF program is called Transforming …

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Most Regions See Unemployment Numbers Rise

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in May rose in 16 of the state’s 17 major labor market areas. Only the Northeast Lower Michigan region saw a decline. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget says the jobless rate increases are due to more workers entering the state’s labor pool to …

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