Fall/Winter 2013

Seth Burgett: His buds are for you

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Six-hour workouts can take a toll on the fittest of athletes. But when Seth Burgett, ME’94, was training for a triathlon in 2007, it wasn’t his legs or back that caused him the most pain.

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Mike McEvilly: A natural leader

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Whether he’s working on a deep-water offshore development in the Gulf of Mexico or helping Missouri S&T produce top-notch engineers, Mike McEvilly, CE’80, MS EMgt’81, is a natural leader. McEvilly, project director of Hess Corp.’s Tubular Bells Development, supports Missouri S&T as a dedicated member of the Academy of Engineering Management, Academy of Civil Engineers and the Miner Alumni Association board of directors.

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Young alumni gather in St. Louis

Posted by on October 30, 2013

On July 24, 28 young alumni met at Blueberry Hill in the Delmar Loop, a vibrant entertainment district in St. Louis. Miners who graduated over the last 10 years gathered to enjoy appetizers over a few games of darts.

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Morton elected to ASEE post

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Lea-Ann Morton, assistant vice chancellor for university advancement, has been elected to a three-year term as chair of the American Society for Engineering Education’s Professional Interest Council V. She began her term with ASEE on July 1, 2013.

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S&T to lead small modular reactor consortium

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Ameren and Westinghouse Electric Co. are tapping into Missouri S&T’s nuclear engineering expertise to lead a new research effort for the nuclear energy industry.

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A front-row seat to the history of space exploration

Posted by on October 30, 2013

In 1963, Ron Epps, Phys’67, rode his 1951 Harley Davidson Panhead from Mount Vernon, Mo., to Rolla to attend the Missouri School of Mines on a Carnation Milk scholarship. When he crossed the stage as a first-generation graduate, NASA was preparing to send a man to the moon.

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Seizing opportunities

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Ahlam Issa isn’t the kind of person who lets opportunities slip by. Born in Tanzania, Issa left the country at age 10 to live in St. Louis. She didn’t speak any English when she arrived, but overcame that and other obstacles to graduate as valedictorian from Hazelwood East High School.“I’m fluent in both English and […]

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Experimental Mine: still an ‘awesome’ lab

Posted by on October 29, 2013

For the fourth year in a row, S&T’s Experimental Mine topped the list of “Awesome College Labs” published by Popular Science in the magazine’s September issue.

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The visualized data is strong with them

Posted by on October 29, 2013

Members of the 2013 V4DiR Team are, from left: Nathan Jarus, David Zemon, Nick Eggleston, Robert Higgins, Mark Bookout and Travis Bueter.

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S&T breaks record

Posted by on October 29, 2013

While enrollment declined this fall at several universities in the state, demand for a Missouri S&T education remains high. S&T has a record number of students enrolled this fall.

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