Author: Andrew Careaga

Redefining research: new roles for government, corporate sponsors

Posted by on April 3, 2014

Like many schools in the United States, Missouri S&T came of age as a research university during the U.S.-Soviet “Space Race” of the 1960s. Back then, much of the research conducted on campus was funded by the federal government and usually involved the practical application of knowledge to meet specific needs. Today, most research conducted […]

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Dianna Meyers: In it for the long run

Posted by on June 25, 2013

As a consultant for Accenture, Dianna Meyers spends a lot of time on the road. But that hectic pace doesn’t keep her from hitting the pavement in her running shoes.

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Dancing with code

Posted by on March 9, 2013

It’s no surprise that Marquia Lewis decided to study computer science in college. “I was around computers all the time growing up, and I really like them,” says Lewis, a sophomore whose mother, a software engineer for the Boeing Co. in St. Louis, also majored in computer science.

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A modern mentor

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Cheryl B. Schrader believes in the power of storytelling. And not just because she loves a good tale. Over the past 10 years, Schrader, an electrical engineer specializing in systems and control, has become more interested in the different learning styles of students. Her research in this area has focused on how women and minorities […]

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A glamorous ride

Posted by on June 7, 2012

Since she was a young girl, Nicola Utterback Nelson, EE’66, MS EE’71, has wanted to own a convertible.

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Social justice networker

Posted by on November 28, 2011

When he was president of the Student Council at S&T, Andrew Sears, EE’95, leveraged technology to connect student governments all over the country by forming the National Student Government Internet Headquarters, an online resource for information exchange. Today, Sears is still using the Internet to connect people — but on a greater scale, and for […]

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Carney leaves the campus at its Best Ever

Posted by on June 13, 2011

For the past six years, a civil engineer of Irish descent from Massachusetts has celebrated St. Pat’s in proper Rolla style. “St. Pat’s,” he says, “is always my favorite celebration of the year. It’s also the time of year when I’m pleased to reveal my full name: John Francis Patrick Carney the Third.”

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According to Jack

Posted by on June 13, 2011

On his tenure as chancellor: “It’s been a privilege to serve this university because we’re producing the engineers and scientists that this country needs. I’ve always felt this is important work that we’re doing.”

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Campus groups expose S&T students to a whole new world

Posted by on March 8, 2011

Even Groucho Marx, the comedian who quipped, “I don’t care to belong to any club that will accept me as a member” could have found something to do at Missouri S&T, where students are welcome to join any of more than 200 different student organizations. Even during the Marx Brothers’ movie-making heyday — in the […]

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Katy Bloomberg

Posted by on November 15, 2010

Digging into the history of the St. Pat’s tradition as a student intern in the Missouri S&T Archives proved to be good preparation for Katy Bloomberg’s career. These days, Bloomberg, Hist’06, puts together briefings for congressional hearings on military training and travel for the U.S. House of Representatives’ Armed Services Committee.

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