Elgin’s book reflects on Vietnam experiences

Far from his usual books on surveying, Dick Elgin’s latest work, Shoulda Played the Flute, is a memoir of his time in Army aviation, including a year flying helicopter combat missions in Vietnam. [Read more…]

Making dough

Beer and pizza have always been a popular late-night pairing, but what about beer in pizza? Leave it to a Missouri S&T graduate to start a pizza business that uses spent grains from breweries to prepare its dough. [Read more…]

Suzanna Long is S&T’s 2016 Woman of the Year

Suzanna Long, Hist’84, Phys’84, MS EMgt’04, PhD EMgt’07, was named Missouri S&T’s 2016 Woman of the Year in April during a ceremony held on campus. [Read more…]

Golden Alumni Reunion

On May 17–18, the Miner Alumni Association and Missouri S&T welcomed back 54 alumni from the Class of 1966 to celebrate their Golden Alumni Reunion. [Read more…]

Sponsler shines in pool, classroom

Missouri S&T swimmer Keith Sponsler, who earned 17 All-America honors and a pair of Academic All-America awards during his four-year career, was awarded a 2016 Richard F. Scharf Paragon Award by the Great Lakes Valley Conference. [Read more…]

Hands-on work is the real teacher

Electronics has been a passion for Clay Melugin, EE’84, since the fourth grade, when he built a metal detector using a classic Heathkit. Today he’s building connections he couldn’t have imagined 40 years ago. [Read more…]

Innovator envisions black Silicon Valley

Vewiser Dixon, ME’73, has big plans for his hometown of Kansas City. [Read more…]

Come together

With over 50 sections across the country, you have an abundance of opportunities to expand your professional and social circle in 2016. From sporting events to St. Pat’s festivities, Miners like you get together year round to connect and play. Don’t miss out on the fun. Check out the events calendar at mineralumni.com.

New alumni we are YOU!

New alumni just out of school are focused on starting careers and getting established in a new community. And sometimes that community is a long way from home and campus. But just because you aren’t in Rolla doesn’t mean you have to lose touch. [Read more…]

Oval Office honors

Elizabeth (Gearon) Parry, EMgt’83, pictured fifth from the left, is one of 14 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring in 2015, presented by President Barack Obama. Parry teaches first-year engineering design at North Carolina State University, and she helps elementary and middle school teachers in teaching engineering to diverse students.
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