Missouri S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders receives $750,000 in funding

Posted by on March 7, 2017

From clean drinking water to flood control, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Engineers Without Borders projects are changing lives in Central and South America. Now two major donors have stepped forward to provide $750,000 in funding for EWB – a $500,000 challenge grant from the Houston-based Montana Cahill Foundation and a $250,000 gift from Missouri S&T graduate David Heikkinen and his wife, Ann.

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Katie Payne – future M.D.

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Katie Payne, the daughter of a logger and a school teacher, knew she wanted to make a big impact on the world, but it took an anatomy class at Cuba (Mo.) High School to guide her decision to go into medicine. “When I started telling people I wanted to be a doctor, because I come […]

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Sick Puppies to headline St. Pat’s concert

Posted by on January 30, 2017

Australian rock band Sick Puppies will headline a performance in Rolla as part of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 109th annual St. Pat’s celebration. The band will conclude the university’s weeklong celebration with a free concert.

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Art of one

Posted by on January 25, 2017

Derek Carpenter’s life came to a standstill in December 2012. Fresh out of college with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Missouri S&T, he was ready to move home to Colorado to start his career as a lab manager. Then the diagnosis came. On a routine checkup, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. […]

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Alumna draws, talks ‘trash’

Posted by on January 24, 2017

A Missouri S&T biological sciences graduate and aspiring artist has illustrated her first book, and it has a decidedly Rolla and mid-Missouri flair to it.

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Fix-it fixation

Posted by on January 17, 2017

Brandt and Nicole Genz never envisioned careers as small-business owners flourishing amid the 21st century version of the Arts and Crafts Movement. But after earning engineering degrees in Rolla, the St. Louis couple is now carving out an unexpected expertise in the home design market as the creative and managerial forces behind Rescued Furnishings and Designs.

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A recipe for success

Posted by on December 27, 2016

Baking industry niche leads graduate to Clif Bar boardroom Growing up in suburban St. Louis, Rich Berger’s career aspirations were far from singular.

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Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr. died Dec. 20

Posted by on December 21, 2016

Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr., professor emeritus and former chair of civil engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, died Dec. 20, 2016.

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Curator, retired Ameren CEO to speak at Missouri S&T commencement

Posted by on December 9, 2016

Thomas R. Voss, retired CEO of Ameren and a member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators, will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Voss is a 1969 electrical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T.

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10 S&T grads named Alumni of Influence

Posted by on November 7, 2016

Ten graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology were honored as Missouri S&T’s 2016 Alumni of Influence during a special event Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hasselmann Alumni House on the Missouri S&T campus.

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