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Meet the team

Posted by on July 31, 2007

National Chair Gary Forsee, CE’72, chairman and CEO of Sprint Nextel Corp. Forsee believes alumni can have an invaluable influence on UMR’s legacy of educational excellence. “As part of the campaign leadership team and as a member of the Board of Trustees, I believe the ability to help set an agenda for the university based […]

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Miner swimmers place fourth at NCAA II meet

Posted by on July 31, 2007

The UMR swimming team placed fourth at the NCAA Championships in March, its highest result at a national meet since 1998 and its fourth straight top-10 finish. The 12 team members earned a total of 37 All-America honors, 17 of which was based on individual performance, and established nine new school records.

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David Hill: It all starts with an idea

Posted by on July 30, 2007

David Hill | photo by Megan Kean By the time he graduated high school, industrial engineering senior David Hill already had his foot in the door of the business world. As a sophomore at Oakville Senior High in St. Louis, he and some friends started a web design company that was successful from the start, […]

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Stephen and Susan Rector: Enjoy the journey

Posted by on July 30, 2007

From an early age, Stephen W. Rector, PetE’72, MS PetE’73, knew the value of education, though he was uncertain what path he would take.

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Sport shorts: Softball, Indoor track and field

Posted by on July 30, 2007

Softball goes to regionals The Lady Miner softball team earned its first-ever berth to the NCAA Division II Tournament this spring, playing in the Great Lakes Regional at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill. Watch for information on the Lady Miners’ tournament run in the Fall issue of UMR Magazine.

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Dierking and McCaskill named all-conference team honorable mention selections

Posted by on July 30, 2007

Nicole Dierking and Tamara McCaskill, the top two scorers on the Lady Miner basketball team, were named to the GLVC all-conference team as honorable mention selections.

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Taylor named to national all-freshman team

Posted by on July 30, 2007

Justin Taylor, the freshman point guard for the men’s basketball team, has been selected to Division II Bulletin’s all-freshman team for the 2006-07 season.

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Brandon Landry: Life’s a marathon, not a sprint

Posted by on July 30, 2007

UMR psychology student Brandon Landry knows a lot about success. As a varsity football and basketball player, Landry broke every school record at Salesian High School in Fairfield, Calif., and was known as one of the top athletes in Northern California.

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NSF supports UMR CAREERs

Posted by on July 29, 2007

Two UMR researchers will receive an estimated $400,000 apiece during the next five years as part of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER program, which supports promising scientists early in their careers. The program recognizes and supports the early career development of teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.

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Naval intelligence, new and improved

Posted by on July 29, 2007

Smart ships with power systems that can think and repair themselves sound like something out of a futuristic science-fiction novel. But Ganesh Kumar Venayagamoorthy is working to make them a reality for the U.S. Navy.

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