Alumna honored at Women of Color STEM Conference

Raquel P. Cundiff, ME’93, received the Community Service-Industry Award at the 2016 Women of Color STEM Conference, held in October in Detroit. Cundiff is a customer engineering manager with Boeing. [Read more…]

Katie Payne — future M.D.

The daughter of a logger and a school teacher, Katie Payne, BSci’14, 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. [Read more…]

Return to the cave

Chances are, if you went to school in Rolla during the 1960s and early ’70s, you probably heard, or maybe even partied to the music of the Jaguars and Miller’s Cave. [Read more…]

Safer mines and cleaner water in Ghana

As a doctoral student in mining engineering, Kenneth Bansah works, learns and lives nearly 10,000 miles from his boyhood home of Tarkwa, Ghana, a gold mining hub in western Africa. [Read more…]

Watkins to lead IEEE-HKN

Steve E. Watkins, EE’83, MS EE’85, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, is the 2017 president-elect of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu, the honor society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He will serve as president January–December 2018.

Watkins, who is a co-advisor for the S&T student chapter of IEEE-HKN, is editor-in-chief of THE BRIDGE magazine of IEEE-HKN.

Russo touts IT as an exciting, attainable career

Last October, Sophie Russo, Psyc’11, participated in a panel at the University of Missouri-St. Louis highlighting perspectives on the challenges women and minorities face when considering technology for study and employment. Russo earned a master of science degree in management information systems from UMSL in 2016. [Read more…]

Elgin named Surveyor of the Year

Richard L. “Dick” Elgin, CE’74, MS CE’76, was named Surveyor of the Year by the Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors. Elgin is semi-retired from Archer-Elgin Engineering, Surveying and Architecture, and is an adjunct professor at Missouri S&T, where he teaches the civil engineering department’s required surveying course. He authored The U.S. Public Land Survey System for Missouri among other books.

Richard and Barbara Jaquay: Giving thanks for a life of good fortune and global adventure

Richard Jaquay, CE’63, was building a wastewater treatment plant near Tucson, Ariz., when he met his future wife. They made their first overseas trip together, to China, two years after they were married. [Read more…]

Namesake of Whiteman AFB was a Miner

One of the first heroes of World War II was a Miner. He was also one of the first U.S. casualties of the war during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago. [Read more…]

Controlled chaos creates compelling rubric

Raz Kerwin, TCom’12, an instructional developer in educational technology at S&T, published an article in October issue of The Teaching Professor. [Read more…]