Lettering for a living

Over the past 24 years, Cheryl Tefft, AMth’89, has hand-lettered thousands of envelopes and place cards, as well as a few basketballs and mini-coolers. [Read more…]

Engineering a best seller

Knoxville, Tenn., author Tori L. Harris, ME’92, says his novels are science fiction written by an engineer for engineers, but he isn’t quite ready to call himself a professional author just yet. [Read more…]

Art on campus

Tucked around corners and outside buildings, the works create moments for conversation and reflection. [Read more…]

More than a hobby

“Preserving History in Miniature” is more than just the slogan for Philip Scandura’s architectural modeling miniatures business. Miniature train and building construction has been a passion of his for as long as he can remember. [Read more…]

Romancing the word

As a kid, romance author Jamie Farrell, CpE’01, wanted to be the next great children’s author — the Beverly Cleary of her day. [Read more…]

The big picture

In junior high school, Greg M. Stowell, ME’85, MS ME’87, was forced to take an art elective. Stowell remembers spending the next year learning the basics of film-based photography — shooting, processing and printing photos in a traditional darkroom. [Read more…]

Art of one

Derek Carpenter was ready to move to Colorado and begin his career when life came to a standstill in December 2012. [Read more…]

Timothy and Katryn Barefield: Remembering their roots

Timothy, ME’83, and Katryn, Econ’84, Barefield come from families of educators and engineers. Their new Rolla Rising Scholarship honors two of them: their fathers, both of whom were Missouri S&T faculty members. Robert S. Barefield taught in engineering management, and Robert “Fred” Davidson, CE’41, MS CE’49, in engineering mechanics. [Read more…]

EWB works in Guatemala and Bolivia

In December, members of S&T’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) completed a decade-long effort to provide clean drinking water to the people of Nahualate, Guatemala. [Read more…]

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…]