Author: Megan Kean-O'Brien

Right at home with P&G

Posted by on June 26, 2013

According to researchers at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most American workers last four years with an employer. Katie Dambach, ME’06, defies that statistic. “I have never interviewed with another company,” Dambach says of her experience with Procter & Gamble. “I got the first internship and never looked back.”

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A lesson in dedication

Posted by on March 9, 2013

Brian Peterson’s dedication to football — and to Missouri S&T — helped push the Miners to a record 10-1 season and landed him on the Capital One Academic All-America team. He is only the 19th Miner in the history of the football program to be selected for this honor.

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Letter from the editor: Megan Kean-O’Brien, MS TComm’12

Posted by on March 9, 2013

Dear Fellow Alumni: Fans of The Simpsons may have noticed some familiar clothing on Lisa during the episode that aired on Nov. 11, 2012. In that episode, Bart Simpson’s more intellectual younger sister wore a “University of Missouri at Rolla” shirt while playing online poker with the college savings her dad, Homer, had socked away. […]

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Will Kirby

Posted by on November 15, 2010

Most people would provide a list of adjectives when describing themselves. Will Kirby, ArchE’08, CE’08, on the other hand, provides a statement: “On the move.”

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Joseph Liefer

Posted by on November 15, 2010

Missouri S&T is known for preparing students to be motivated, driven and successful leaders. Joseph Liefer, ME’06, is no exception.

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Michael Ojo

Posted by on November 15, 2010

From engineer to entrepreneur: Michael Ojo, ECE’07, MBA’08, began his graduate studies in computer science thinking that an engineering degree coupled with a computer science degree would be fitting.

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Preston Carney: more than an OK (section) volunteer

Posted by on November 24, 2009

Like many other alumni, Preston Carney, CE’02, MS CE’03, realizes that his success is due in large part to the quality education he received from Missouri S&T. And he hopes that his support ensures future students are given the same opportunities he had as a student.

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Not lost in translation

Posted by on June 10, 2009

Andrew Ryan, MS ME’87, insists, well aware of how strange it may sound, that his Spanish classes at S&T sculpted an unpredictable future for this Irish engineer.
To date, Ryan has lived in five countries, worked in 20, and visited more than 50. He is also fluent in eight different languages, but that wasn’t always the case.

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Doug Duchardt: Life in the fast lane

Posted by on March 13, 2009

Doug Duchardt, ME’87, pictured above, right, is living life in the fast lane and there doesn’t seem to be any slowing him down. “The fastest I’ve ever gone was at the GM Proving Grounds, and it was more than 150 mph,” he admits. “That is about as fast as I need to go.”

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