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MTU Made: Instructor Face Shields for Fall Semester

Cyndi Perkins, Unscripted Research Blog

September 10, 2020

At a pace of eight halos per hour, more than 850 face shields specifically designed for classroom instructors have been 3D printed in Van Pelt and Opie Library. Headset compatible, adjustable and designed to direct exhalation...

COVID-19 vaccine research

Karisa Steffans, Tech Editor

March 19, 2020

With campus shut down and news all over reporting so much on what is happening with the spread of Coronavirus, most people are already aware of the illness and its symptoms. Schools have been shutting down, restaurants are closing, ...

Metal casting: improving aluminum

Karisa Steffans, Tech Editor

March 17, 2020

Aluminum is a common material used in the creation of many products. It is a metal, often used to make things such as kitchen utensils, cans, and even parts for aeroplanes. This material already has properties that allow it to...