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Activities in the Keweenaw Part 2: Kayaking and Canoeing

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Hello Parents, I hope you’re all having a great week!  The Fourth of July Weekend here was absolutely beautiful!  Friday the Fourth was gorgeous and sunny, and it made up for the rain we got on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend was a glorious celebration filled with fireworks, parades, food, music, and family fun. I [...]

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Neil White visits campus as part of the Reading as Inquiry program

Summer Reading 2014: Neil White and the Outcasts

August 28, 2014

He called it “camp”.

That’s what Neil White told his children when he was incarcerated for check-kiting in the early 1990s. So began a most unlikely journey that culminated in his writing In the Sanctuary of Outcasts, this year’s selection for the Reading as Inquiry program at Michigan Tech. 

Camp/prison wound up being a place of discovery and enlightenment for White. Sentenced to serve his time in Carville, Louisiana, he came to a place that serves as the last facility in the US caring for those with Hansen’s disease. 

Pejoratively, people call them lepers.

By the end of his sentence, and . . .

Cutting the ribbon at the new physical therapy doctoral program facilities at the ATDC. From the left, Chris Ingersoll, Michael Gealt, Herm Treizenberg, Peter Loubert, Max Seel, Jason Carter and Bruce Seely.

Michigan Tech, Central Michigan University Launch Collaborative Physical Therapy Doctoral Program

August 26, 2014

With a purposeful pun—“an exercise in partnership”—Bruce Seely, dean of the College of Sciences and Arts at Michigan Technological University, marked the launch Monday of a unique partnership between Central Michigan University (CMU) and Michigan Tech.  The program will offer a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from CMU to students at both campuses. 

“This partnership is a signal of Michigan Tech’s commitment to strengthening its education and research initiatives in the life sciences,” said Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz.  “We are thrilled to mark the beginning of this cooperative endeavor by dedicating this wonderful space designed for physical therapy education.”

The . . .