S&T Honeywell employees donate the most

As part of a competition to see which group of alumni could raise the most donations for a local food bank, S&T grads employed by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies in Kansas City, Mo., went all out to win. During Engineers Week at Honeywell, employees competed to see which school’s alumni could donate the most toward Harvesters, a local community food network. [Read more…]

Behind the makeup

Nicole French, ChE’13, a cell manager in L’Oréal’s North Little Rock plant, was featured in the sixth episode of the L’Oréal Talent podcast. Her interview, titled “Technology, Robots and People at L’Oréal,” covered what it’s like to produce 500,000 units of mascara a day. French oversees the safety and operation of machinery and equipment. Check out the podcast at soundcloud.com/lorealcareers.

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Meet me in Afghanistan

Brothers Kevin Schaefer, EE’96, and Jeff Schaefer, EE’98, met in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2017 for the first time in five years. Both worked on separate ongoing projects to improve infrastructure and advance the country’s sustainability. [Read more…]

Rokas Paulauskas: Italian basketball star

Rokas Paulauskas, Econ’17, pictured above right, plays center for Italian basketball team AS Magic Basket Chieti, which led its league for much of the 2017–18 season. He scored 17 points in his first game. [Read more…]

Rotty named to 40 under 40

Sondra (Terry) Rotty, ArchE’04, MS EMgt’08, who was recently promoted to project director by Tarlton Corp., has been named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list. Rotty joined Tarlton as a project engineer in 2005. She was featured in Missouri S&T Magazine’s Winter 2010 issue as one of S&T’s 30 under 30.

Time to eat

Missouri S&T has a long and proud history of eating clubs, dating back to the 1890s when the current Chancellor’s Residence served as a student housing and dining club meeting area. A clock hung in the Campus Club’s dining area for many years. From 1964 to 1965, the group met at 202 W. 10th St. in Rolla. The Campus Club later moved to 1304 Pine St. It continued to meet into the late 1970s as one of the last eating clubs at S&T. Donate your Rolla relics to S&T’s Archives by visiting archives.mst.edu or calling 573-341-6954.

Villanueva’s book wins multiple awards

Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands, a book by Nicholas Villanueva, Hist’06, earned the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies 2018 Non-Fiction Prize. It also earned a 2017 Southwestern Studies Book Prize from the University of Texas and the Border Regional Library Association. Villanueva is an assistant professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder. [Read more…]

Wagner writes about ‘land of opportunity’ for young engineers

John Wagner, NucE’92, recently wrote an op-ed detailing how Idaho National Laboratory (INL) offers an opportunity for engineers. The article appeared in the Magic Valley Times-News in Idaho. Wagner is associate laboratory director, nuclear science and technology directorate, at the Idaho facility. [Read more…]

Come together

With over 50 sections across the country, the Miner Alumni Association offers an abundance of opportunities for you to expand your professional and social circles. 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.

Brewing water

Kevin Fahrenkrog, ChE’88, was recently featured in an Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B) Super Bowl LII commercial. Fahrenkrog, general manager of A-B’s Cartersville, Ga., brewery, is one of the plant’s employees who operate its emergency water program. [Read more…]