Michigan Technological University

The Michigan Technological University, (MTU) was established in 1885 in Houghton, Michigan. MTU is noted for academic excellence in the School of Engineering and Natural and Physical Science. The School of Technology includes computer science and is rated highly by comparable universities.

Address
1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295
E-mail
jdonovan@mtu.edu
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Online tool speeds up evolution education

Students often learn best when they can apply what they're learning. In the world of science, that means engaging in the practice of science. But this can be a challenge for teachers when dealing with subjects that are hard ...

dateFeb 05, 2018 in Social Sciences
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The big picture of Great Lakes mercury pollution

Mercury is a widespread environmental toxicant and pollutant that travels up the food chain onto people's dinner plates. Although a global issue, mercury regulations vary worldwide. Depending on where one lives in relation ...

dateJan 23, 2018 in Environment
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The shrinking moose of Isle Royale

Researchers from Michigan Technological University know the smartest way to know a moose is by its brain. Specifically, skull measurements reveal information about body size, physiology and the conditions of a moose's early ...

dateDec 18, 2017 in Ecology
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What is STEM education?

New research shows that K-12 teachers use eight mental models to teach science, technology, engineering and math—a more complex system than initially apparent.

dateOct 04, 2017 in Social Sciences
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