Brady earns women’s advocate award

Meg Brady, CSci’83, MS CSci’89, a senior director in global learning at Missouri S&T, is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Elizabeth Cummins Women’s Advocate Award at Missouri S&T. [Read more…]

Bucklew walks across America

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 several animal attacks and raised more than $120,000. He has been featured on over 30 television stations promoting the foundation. For more information about his journey visit [Read more…]

Bullock writes mineral studies handbook

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 well as preparing proper documents for presentations.

El-Baz to receive 2018 Inamori Ethics Prize

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. [Read more…]

S&T Honeywell employees donate the most

As part of a competition to see which group of alumni could raise the most donations for a local food bank, S&T grads employed by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies in Kansas City, Mo., went all out to win. During Engineers Week at Honeywell, employees competed to see which school’s alumni could donate the most toward Harvesters, a local community food network. [Read more…]

Behind the makeup

Nicole French, ChE’13, a cell manager in L’Oréal’s North Little Rock plant, was featured in the sixth episode of the L’Oréal Talent podcast. Her interview, titled “Technology, Robots and People at L’Oréal,” covered what it’s like to produce 500,000 units of mascara a day. French oversees the safety and operation of machinery and equipment. Check out the podcast at

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Meet me in Afghanistan

Brothers Kevin Schaefer, EE’96, and Jeff Schaefer, EE’98, met in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2017 for the first time in five years. Both worked on separate ongoing projects to improve infrastructure and advance the country’s sustainability. [Read more…]

Rokas Paulauskas: Italian basketball star

Rokas Paulauskas, Econ’17, pictured above right, plays center for Italian basketball team AS Magic Basket Chieti, which led its league for much of the 2017–18 season. He scored 17 points in his first game. [Read more…]

Rotty named to 40 under 40

Sondra (Terry) Rotty, ArchE’04, MS EMgt’08, who was recently promoted to project director by Tarlton Corp., has been named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list. Rotty joined Tarlton as a project engineer in 2005. She was featured in Missouri S&T Magazine’s Winter 2010 issue as one of S&T’s 30 under 30.

Time to eat

Missouri S&T has a long and proud history of eating clubs, dating back to the 1890s when the current Chancellor’s Residence served as a student housing and dining club meeting area. A clock hung in the Campus Club’s dining area for many years. From 1964 to 1965, the group met at 202 W. 10th St. in Rolla. The Campus Club later moved to 1304 Pine St. It continued to meet into the late 1970s as one of the last eating clubs at S&T. Donate your Rolla relics to S&T’s Archives by visiting or calling 573-341-6954.