Haselhuhn Going to Lansing for Graduate Education Day

East Jordan Native is a PhD Candidate in Materials Science and Engineering

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Amberlee Haselhuhn, a PhD Candidate in Materials Science and Engineering at Michigan Technological University.

HOUGHTON, MI (02/15/2013)(readMedia)-- Four Michigan Technological University graduate students are going to Lansing for Graduate Education Day, Tuesday February 19. Among them is Amberlee Haselhuhn, a PhD candidate in materials science and engineering, from East Jordan. She will be meeting with State Senator Howard Walker and State Representative Greg MacMaster and discussing her research with metallic foams that could be used in bone implants.

Gov. Rick Snyder has declared the week of February 18 as Graduate Education Week, and more than 50 students from universities and colleges across the state will meet with legislators at the Capitol Building in Lansing. Students will meet with their hometown legislators to discuss their studies and future plans. 

Also attending from Michigan Tech are Melanie Talaga from Negaunee, Jennifer Fuller from Freeland and Michael Premer from Shelby. The governor and legislature have acknowledged that graduate education is key to Michigan's economic growth and stability. Graduate education in Michigan is highly productive, contributing directly to the well being of the state and its capacity to meet the challenges of the future.

Michigan Technological University (www.mtu.edu) is a leading public research university developing new technologies and preparing students to create the future for a prosperous and sustainable world. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.