Following opportunity wherever it may rove

Michael Bouchard’s interest in Mars — and Mars rovers — didn’t end when he left Rolla. [Read more…]

Pushing the boundaries of space exploration

Space tourism could start in the next  two years, says Jeff Thornburg, AE’96, but it’s going to be expensive.

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Rebuilding communities

As a single mother paying her way through college, Stephanie Hall’s early lessons in hard work weren’t confined to Missouri S&T classrooms.

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Leaving a legacy in metallurgical engineering

The steel industry career Lindell R. “Bob” Hurst expected when he majored in metallurgical engineering never materialized.

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A gift without borders

David Heikkinen, ME’93, and Dr. Ann Rueff Heikkinen have deep Rolla roots. They met as students at Rolla Junior High School, and their mothers both worked for Missouri S&T. Virginia Heikkinen Callahan, Hist’88, worked in admissions and Chris Rueff in career services. [Read more…]

No pain, no gain

Inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of places, even in the middle of a Chicago street. [Read more…]

The traveler

Up until last summer, Heather Castelli, ME’17, had visited more foreign countries than U.S. states. [Read more…]

Alumna ventures into the unknown

Hannah Mills, ME’16, couldn’t imagine herself overseeing a production line or sitting in an office cubicle. [Read more…]

Hiatt shoulders the load as orthopedic surgeon

Standing on the mound, freezing cold, his left shoulder ached. Still, he pitched. It was the 2004 season opener, and he was Missouri S&T’s starting pitcher. Of course he pitched. And when his turn in the rotation came up, he pitched again. And again. And again. [Read more…]

Alumna tackles women’s health issues

Grace Deitzler’s chosen field became clear when she took teacher Julie Ertmann’s advanced placement biology class her senior year at University City High School in the St. Louis suburbs. [Read more…]