Carolinas-Piedmont

March 7 – Tra’ Li Irish Pub – Raleigh, N.C.
Attendees included Rich ’61 and Shirley Agricola; Brian ’87 and Debbie Buchanan; Ryan, Karen ’97, and Kathleen Carver; Tom ’78 and Maria ’77 Doering; Austin Ferguson ’69 and wife; T. J. Green ’82; Tom ’43 and Alice Gregory; Ed ’73 and Donna Jo Grommet; Mike ’82 and Laura Harpham; Tim Hill ’08; Paul Kreader ’81; Gene ’50, ’52 and Lenny Langston; Jeremy and Colleen ’00 Machacek; Pat Martin ’81, ’84; Jay ’94 and Michelle McMackin; Billy, Wendy ’99, Ellie and Cavin McGee; Mike Persson ’62; Rick and Deb ’87 Prince; Kiki Shelton ’90; Ralph ’87 and Shauna Stephenson; Wally Stopkey ’52; Brian Tenholder ’97; Dean ’73, ’75 and Tina Tibbits; Dawn Walker ’07; and Jerry, Sarah ’98 and Julia Wansack. Missouri S&T representative: Elaine Russell.

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Understanding the invisible injury

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Analyzing small molecules for big results

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To prevent and protect

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Q&A

Toughest class … ever Some of your classes may have been a breeze, but others kept you up at all hours studying, and some of you struggled just to pass. As part of his research for the S&T 150th anniversary history book, Larry Gragg , Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked […]

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Comments

  1. Laura Harpham says

    I was just noticing that my maiden name is the same of one of your members–Laura Harpham. I am in California but another coincidence is that my brother moved a few years ago to N.Carolina. As Harpham is an unusual name, I was wondering if we are distant relatives. Are you a singing group?