Spring 2014

Rolla grads play key roles in I-70 bridge construction

Posted by on April 1, 2014

A number of Rolla graduates were involved in building the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River connecting downtown St. Louis and southwestern Illinois via Interstate Highway 70. The bridge opened to traffic on Feb. 9.

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Men’s basketball player named Academic All-America of the Year

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Bryce Foster, a senior in business and management systems from Florissant, Mo., is the Capital One Academic All-America of the Year award winner for NCAA Division II men’s basketball as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. He was chosen for the Academic All-America first team.

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A passion for fitness

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Michael Wuest, Bus’07, MBA’08, is campus dining services marketing manager at the University of Missouri-Columbia and now also an owner, manager and trainer at CrossFit COMO in Columbia. He founded the gym with a friend in June 2013. “When I came to Mizzou in 2011, I was reintroduced to CrossFit through the ‘300’ workout (the […]

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Miners give back

Posted by on April 1, 2014

April is Philanthropy Month at Missouri S&T. It’s a time to celebrate giving, growth, pride and progress — and the philanthropic spirit that unites Miner Nation. All month, the campus will be turning the spotlight on the vital role philanthropy plays in our society with a number of on-campus events.

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Small world

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Last September, Max Boeh, MinE’12 (left), was in Rolla recruiting at the Fall Career Fair. While wandering around the Havener Center during a break, looking for someone to have lunch with, he was surprised to see his brother, Mitch Boeh, ME’09, who was also on campus recruiting. Neither knew the other was there. Max is […]

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Promoting STEM in Arkansas

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Lynda Melgarejo, EMgt’05, MS EMgt’13, was featured in the October 2013 issue of Inviting Arkansas magazine for her work promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. She and 11 other STEM advocates were honored at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 17. Melgarejo is the production information manufacturing engineering supervisor […]

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Going green can save green

Posted by on April 1, 2014

The energy efficiencies of a solar house can result in significant energy savings and save homeowners money in the long run, says Samantha Wermager, a senior in civil engineering. Wermager performed an energy analysis of S&T’s 2013 solar house with her advisor Stuart Baur, an associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. Their research […]

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Recovering from disaster

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Nearly three years after a major tornado destroyed much of Joplin, Mo., former Joplin resident Suzanna Long created a process to help communities recover quickly from large-scale natural disasters.

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106th Best Ever

Posted by on April 1, 2014

The Miner Alumni Association and the Central Ozarks Section hosted their 106th Best Ever St. Pat’s celebration on March 15 in Rolla. The celebration kicked off with a pre-parade breakfast on the Castleman Hall patio with complimentary coffee, juice and assorted pastries. Immediately following the parade, alumni and friends returned to Castleman for free grilled […]

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Save the date: Homecoming 2014

Posted by on April 1, 2014

Mark your calendars and make plans now to attend Homecoming Oct. 17-18. Return to Rolla to reconnect with former classmates and celebrate your Miner spirit. Watch the Summer issue of Missouri S&T Magazine for details and find hotel information at mineralumni.com/homecoming.  

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