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Michigan Technological University (MTU)

Address: 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, USA

Description Michigan Technological University (MTU)

Michigan Technological University (MTU) - a public non-profit institution of higher education (Houghton, Michigan, USA). Michigan Technological University began its history as the Michigan Mining School in Houghton in 1885, founded by the state of Michigan to edengineers for demolition engineers to work in local copper mines. Initially, the school had a team of four teachers, who educated 23 students.

The campus is located on the Upper Peninsula overlooking the Kevino waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.

Historic Highway 41 runs around the southern edge of the campus, separating hostels and recreation areas from academic facilities. The campus is decorated with the symbol of the university - a three-meter Husky statue, which stands on a 19-ton boulder about 1.8 billion years old.

The campus contains all the necessary infrastructure elements for successful study, recreation and development of students, among them a performing arts center, which includes:

  • The exhibition, which presents exhibits and installations of fine art;
  • Presentation room;
  • Modern language laboratory;
  • The theater, which hosts performances of the university troupe, concerts of jazz groups, symphony orchestras, choirs, as well as exhibitions and installations of fine art.

In the western part of the campus are located laboratories for research in the field of engineering and natural sciences, as well as three advanced biomedical, engineering and research laboratories.

The campus has its own cinema, food court with a wide variety of menus from different countries, offices of student organizations, a bookstore, conference rooms, the Cosmos ballroom, as well as John Edgar McAllister center. The recently renovated university library contains 250 jobs equipped with computers, new scanners and printers (including a 3-D printer). Also in the new library complex there is wireless access to the Internet.

The university also provides a wide range of everything necessary for recreation and fitness for students, teachers, employees: a fitness center, swimming pool, climbing wall, squash courts, a multifunctional hall and a studio for dancing, yoga, aerobics and martial arts.

The University Ice Arena is a education and sports venue for the hockey team of Michigan Tech. In addition to student hockey, the arena is used for kinesiology and integrative physiology, recreational figure skating and sports skating. The Museum of Minerals on campus presents the largest collection of minerals from the Great Lakes region. Golf and skiing are popular sports at the university. The golf course is considered one of the best 18-hole courses on the Upper Peninsula. Nearby, one mile from the campus, is Mont Ripley, the oldest ski resort in the state.

Michigan Tech Research

The University Research Institute is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a recognized leader in the research, development and practical application of sensors and information technology to solve critical problems in the field of national security, to protect and evaluate critical infrastructure, to study bioinformatics, and to study the earth sciences and ecological processes.

The GLRC Science Center provides modern laboratories where teachers from different departments collaborate in the field of interdisciplinary research. Together with researchers, teachers and industrial partners, university students presented project development:

  • Print 3-D prosthetic arm from recycled plastic for children in Nicaragua.
  • Use Bluetooth pedals for an improved mountain bike model.
  • The technology of destruction of enemy unmanned aerial vehicles with the help of drones catchers.
  • The development of environmentally friendly snowmobiles with a silent engine.
  • Testing and launching a nanosatellite in low earth orbit.

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Currently, Michigan Technological University is a medium-sized institution of higher education and ranks 121 in the country and 575 in the world rankings. The university has more than six thousand students who can choose undergraduate and graduate programs in the following departments:

College of Engineering includes the following curricula:

  • biomedical engineering;
  • chemical technology;
  • civil and environmental engineering;
  • electrical engineering and computing;
  • fundamentals of engineering;
  • geological and mining engineering and science;
  • materials science and technology;
  • mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics.

College of Science and Arts:

  • biological science;
  • chemistry;
  • cognitive and educational sciences;
  • computer science;
  • kinesiology and integrative physiology;
  • humanitarian sciences;
  • mathematical science;
  • physics;
  • Social sciencies;
  • visual and performing arts.

The university also includes: a school of technology, a school of business and economics, a school of forest resources and environmental sciences.

The teaching staff is represented by 563 teachers. In the university there are exchange programs and distance learning. The school year is divided here into semesters.

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