Alumni

Chemistry undergraduate completes summer fellowship with gratitude and a published, peer-reviewed paper

Posted by on August 29, 2018

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Rachel Nixon, a junior in chemistry at Missouri S&T and recipient of the new Carey and Christine Bottom Endowed Scholarship in Undergraduate Chemistry Research, is thankful for the 10-week program she completed this summer. Working in Dr. Risheng Wang’s bionanotechnology lab eight hours a day, Nixon finished her peer-reviewed, published paper for a DNA-origami project already underway, then began a new project.

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S&T physics graduate receives Fulbright grant to teach in Russia

Posted by on May 16, 2018

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Owen Smith, a 2017 physics graduate of Missouri S&T, has received a Fulbright scholarship grant to study in Russia from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Smith will be an English-language teaching assistant at a Russian university for the academic year from September 2018 to June 2019.

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Missouri S&T alumni Kristie and John Gibson contribute $1 million for arena renovation

Posted by on March 28, 2018

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Missouri S&T alumni John Gibson and Kristie (Capps) Gibson have contributed $1 million in support of a major arena renovation in the university’s Gale Bullman Building. Their gift will fund enhancements to the arena where Missouri S&T’s NCAA Division II men’s and women’s basketball teams play.

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The protector of innovation

Posted by on February 27, 2018

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The next time you get on eBay to sell a pair of sneakers and marvel at how seamless the sales process is or buy something that’s either hard to find or a great deal, make sure to thank an S&T grad.

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S&T grad featured in Super Bowl commercial

Posted by on January 31, 2018

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This year’s Super Bowl ad lineup has a Rolla connection. Kevin Fahrenkrog, a 1988 Missouri S&T graduate, is featured in Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Super Bowl commercial for its Budweiser brand, and a nonprofit co-founded by alumnus Gary White is the subject of Stella Artois’ Super Bowl ad.

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S&T commencement speaker notes the importance of influence

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Kathy Walker of Olathe, Kansas, managing director at OPENAIR Equity Partners, told graduates of Missouri University of Science and Technology that developing positive influence is an important skill – one that takes maturity and fortitude to practice.

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Academy of Miner Athletics inducts new members

Posted by on November 3, 2017

A group of four former student-athletes from Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Academy of Miner Athletics on Friday, Oct. 27.

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Alumnus honored by S&T computer science academy

Posted by on November 3, 2017

A graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology with ties to the computer science department was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Computer Science during the group’s banquet and induction ceremony, held Oct. 26 at Matt’s Steakhouse in Rolla.

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Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers inducts new members

Posted by on November 3, 2017

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Seven professionals with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on Oct. 26. The academy recognizes outstanding alumni for their professional achievement and success, and provides organized assistance to the mechanical and aerospace engineering department at Missouri S&T.

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A gift without borders

Posted by on November 1, 2017

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David Heikkinen, a 1993 mechanical engineering graduate of Missouri S&T, and Dr. Ann Rueff Heikkinen have deep Rolla roots. They met as students at Rolla Junior High School, and their mothers both worked for Missouri S&T. Virginia Heikkinen Callahan, a 1988 S&T history graduate, worked in admissions and Chris Rueff in career services. When it […]

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