Class Notes

Alumna publishes second children’s book

Posted by on November 29, 2018

Sarah Boutte, BSci’03, recently published her second children’s book — this one focused on introducing STEM to young minds. Boutte says she was inspired to write books while working as a teacher to educate pilots on how to fly helicopters for the oil industry. With a busy career, she did not want to lose sight […]

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Alumnus donates artwork to St. Louis Art Museum

Posted by on November 29, 2018

Ronald Ollie, ME’73, and his wife, Monique, added depth and breadth to the Saint Louis Art Museum’s holdings by providing 81 works by contemporary African-American artists.

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Hall earns math association award

Posted by on November 29, 2018

Leon Hall, Math’69, MS Math’71, PhD Math’74, former chair and professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, earned the Missouri Section of the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA) Meritorious Service Award. A Missouri section member is eligible for this award once every five years. The award is presented for services rendered at the organization’s national or […]

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Richardson wins national teaching award

Posted by on November 29, 2018

David Richardson, CE’71, MS CE’73, PhD CE’84, Chancellor’s Professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, received the James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award from the Chi Epsilon national civil engineering honor society.

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Landing a job at Microsoft

Posted by on November 29, 2018

The college selection process was a slam dunk for Zach Ellis, EMgt’16. He knew he wanted a place where he could grow academically and personally while continuing to play basketball, a sport he has loved since his youth.

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Keeping civil in the family: Bob, Steve and Tom Sieckhaus

Posted by on November 29, 2018

It’s no surprise that Steve Sieckhaus, CE’87, MS EMgt’94, and Tom Sieckhaus, CE’88, both became civil engineers — or that both earned degrees at S&T. After all, they’re the sons of Miner and civil engineer Bob Sieckhaus, CE’63.

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Anderson helps restore power to Puerto Rico

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Capt. Aaron Anderson, MS EMgt’13, a civil works project manager with the Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, arrived in Puerto Rico in late November to help restore power to the country hit by Hurricane Maria in fall 2017. Anderson is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Corps of […]

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Bucklew walks across America

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Despite his diagnosis of early-onset Parkinson’s disease, Bill Bucklew, ME’93, walked nearly 3,000 miles across America to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. During his journey, Bucklew crossed Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. He wore out 26 pairs of shoes, lost 37 pounds, fought off […]

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Bullock writes mineral studies handbook

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Richard Bullock, MinE’51, MS MinE’55, DE MinE’75, professor emeritus of mining engineering at S&T, edited and wrote parts of Mineral Property Evaluation: Handbook for Feasibility Studies and Due Diligence. Published by SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration), the book provides guidelines for in performing mineral property feasibility and evaluation studies and due diligence, as […]

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El-Baz to receive 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize

Posted by on July 27, 2018

Farouk El-Baz, MS GGph’61, PhD GGph’64, will receive the 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University in September.

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