85 Facts About Michigan Tech

1. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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2. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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3. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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4. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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5. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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6. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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7. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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8. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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9. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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10. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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11. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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12. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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13. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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14. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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15. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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16. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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17. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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18. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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19. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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20. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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21. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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22. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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23. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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24. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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25. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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26. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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27. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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28. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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29. Michigan Tech will open up the new year at Ashland, one of the perennial powers of Division II basketball in the Midwest.

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30. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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31. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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32. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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33. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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34. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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35. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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36. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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37. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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38. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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39. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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40. Michigan Tech tied it up 6:02 into the second period on a goal by Nolan Moyle.

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41. Michigan Tech established an early lead as Huskies freshman Alec Broetzman tallied a power-play goal at 1:55 of the first period.

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42. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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43. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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44. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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45. Michigan Tech is, by tradition, known as "The Wolverine State", and the University of Michigan takes the wolverine as its mascot.

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46. Michigan Tech is fifty percent forest land, much of it quite remote.

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47. Michigan Tech is home to very fertile land in the Saginaw Valley and "Thumb" areas.

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48. Michigan Tech produces wines, beers and a multitude of processed food products.

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49. Michigan Tech led the nation in job creation improvement in 2010.

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50. Michigan Tech was second in the US in 2004 for new corporate facilities and expansions.

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51. Michigan Tech became the 24th Right to Work state in US in 2012.

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52. Michigan Tech is the third leading grower of Christmas trees with 60,520 acres of land dedicated to Christmas tree farming.

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53. Michigan Tech has the largest Dutch, Finnish, and Macedonian populations in the United States.

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54. Center of population of Michigan Tech is in Shiawassee County, in the southeastern corner of the civil township of Bennington, which is northwest of the village of Morrice.

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55. Michigan Tech has a continental climate, although there are two distinct regions.

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56. The first lighthouses in Michigan Tech were built between 1818 and 1822.

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57. Michigan Tech has about 150 lighthouses, the most of any US state.

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58. Michigan Tech consists of two peninsulas that lie between 82°30' to about 90°30' west longitude, and are separated by the Straits of Mackinac.

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59. On November 6, 2018, Michigan Tech approved a proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

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60. Michigan Tech was the home of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States.

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61. Michigan Tech went to the Democrats in presidential elections during the 1960s and voted for the Republican candidate in every election from 1972 to 1988.

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62. Michigan Tech has had four constitutions, the first of which was ratified on October 5 and 6, 1835.

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63. Michigan Tech has two official Governor's Residences; one is in Lansing, and the other is at Mackinac Island.

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64. Michigan Tech is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: the executive branch consisting of the Governor of Michigan and the other independently elected constitutional officers; the legislative branch consisting of the House of Representatives and Senate; and the judicial branch.

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65. Michigan Tech has many popular tourist destinations, including areas such as Frankenmuth in The Thumb, and Traverse City on the Grand Traverse Bay in Northern Michigan.

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66. Michigan Tech is the leading auto-producing state in the US, with the industry primarily located throughout the Midwestern United States, Ontario, Canada, and the Southern United States.

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67. Michigan Tech converted much of its manufacturing to satisfy defense needs during World War II; it manufactured 10.9 percent of the United States military armaments produced during the war, ranking second among the 48 states.

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68. Michigan Tech held its first United States presidential primary election in 1910.

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69. Michigan Tech made a significant contribution to the Union in the American Civil War and sent more than forty regiments of volunteers to the federal armies.

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70. Michigan Tech led the nation in lumber production from the 1850s to the 1880s.

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71. Michigan Tech received the western part of the Upper Peninsula as a concession and formally entered the Union as a free state on January 26, 1837.

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72. Michigan Tech was recaptured by Americans in 1813 after the Battle of Lake Erie.

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73. The first Europeans to reach what became Michigan Tech were those of Etienne Brule's expedition in 1622.

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74. Michigan Tech was admitted into the Union in 1837 as the 26th state, a free one.

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75. Michigan Tech is the only state to consist of two peninsulas.

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76. Michigan Tech restarted many PhD programs and created a focus on research.

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77. Michigan Tech was founded in 1885 as the first post-secondary institution in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and was created to train mining engineers to operate the local copper mines.

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78. Michigan Tech has both an official fight song and an official Alma Mater.

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79. Michigan Tech is currently host to thirteen fraternities, including three international and three local fraternities.

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80. Michigan Tech currently recognizes more than two hundred student organizations, including:.

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81. Michigan Tech ranked 172nd of 600 US colleges and universities in research and development expenditures in 2007.

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82. Michigan Tech has developed an alternative program to provide students with engineering and other design experience called the Enterprise program.

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83. Michigan Tech was founded in 1885 as the Michigan Mining School.

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84. Michigan Tech was rated among the "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review.

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85. Michigan Tech was founded in 1885 as the first post-secondary institution in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and was created to train mining engineers to operate the local copper mines.

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