DeMarco Davidson

While working on Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008, DeMarco Davidson, EMgt’06, rewarded some campaign volunteers with VIP passes to the candidate’s historic rally under the St. Louis Arch that October. But Davidson had to tell one volunteer, fellow alumnus Kenan Morrison, PetE’01, that he would not be invited to sit in the VIP section.

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Jennifer Dugas

We’ve all heard about how philosophers like to hang out in coffee shops. In Jennifer Dugas’ case, the philosopher owns the coffee shop.

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Alexandria Merritt

If not for a conversation with her best friend during her junior year in high school, Alexandria Merritt, ME’03, is not sure what professional path she would have pursued.

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Jon and Carla Reinagel

Jon Reinagel, Phys’07, didn’t make a great impression on his future wife, Carla (Cotita) Reinagel, Engl’07, during their first meeting. As an RA serving a Hawaiian-themed meal to new students moving into the Quadrangle residence halls, he was dressed in a hula skirt with a coconut bra over his shirt. “I thought he was really weird and actually tried to avoid him,” Carla says, “but he came over and talked to me anyway.”

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E3=C: a formula for success

During his tenure at the University of Cincinnati, Daniel B. Oerther researched water quality in India and helped develop water-treatment systems in Kenya. Now he’s further developing Missouri S&T’s environmental engineering program as the John A. and Susan Mathes Chair of Civil Engineering, an endowed faculty position created through donations from the Matheses.

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The great power play: Can America really move to a low-carbon economy?

When you talk to Wayne Laufer about the future of wind and solar power, don’t refer to those forms of power generation as “alternative” energy.

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What can we do right now?

What can we do right now to address the nation’s energy crisis? Richard J. Stegemeier, PetE’50, has a few ideas, which he shared with the campus during a guest lecture last fall.

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John Eash: a focal point for S&T and Boeing

As a high school student, Chip Moll was already interested in the aerospace industry – and already planning to attend Missouri S&T – when he visited the Boeing Co. in St. Louis. He was there to “shadow” a Boeing employee for a class assignment.Turns out Moll couldn’t have shadowed a better advocate for his future college and career.

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I need a volunteer … STAT!

Some of Missouri S&T’s most active volunteers aren’t even alumni. Yet. They are members of STAT – Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow, a student organization designed to strengthen the ties between current S&T students and alumni.

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Darrin Talley: Going mobile

If Darrin Talley had it to do all over again, he would have spent more time with people from other cultures during his college years.

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