Alumni Association to expand event space

Alumni and friends who attend events at Hasselmann Alumni House will soon have more space to socialize outside — and more parking near the building.

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Noe assumes command of Corps’ Little Rock district

Col. Eric M. Noe, MS EMgt’01, assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Little Rock district in Arkansas in July. The Little Rock district is responsible for a $500 million program that includes civil works, military construction, Army and Air Force Medical Service support, environmental stewardship, emergency management, and support to other government agencies throughout Arkansas, southern Missouri and across the nation. 

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Scharf named to professional indoor soccer team

The St. Louis Ambush, a professional indoor soccer team, signed Mike Scharf, MBA’17, to a two-year contract as a defender on May 14. His college career was split between Rhodes College, Maryville University in St. Louis and S&T.

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Campbell sets big targets as new MODOT district engineer

Steve Campbell, CE’93, was named district engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Southwest District. Campbell has worked for MoDOT since 1993, and his previous appointment was the district’s construction and materials engineer. He now oversees a district that covers 21 counties and two metropolitan areas, Joplin and Springfield.

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Brooks given tryout with Cleveland Browns

Bo Brooks, PetE’19, who earned All-America honors for the Miner football team as a linebacker during the 2018 season, was given the opportunity to participate in two rookie tryout camps during May and June with teams in the National Football League.

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Mike and Linda Evans: investing in the intersection of technology, arts and sciences

Mike Evans, ME’67, remembers late nights working on the Rollamo, float trips on the Gasconade River — and Saturday mornings that were anything but leisurely.

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Join us for the 112th Best Ever!

All alumni, friends and guests are invited to attend the 112th St. Pat’s pre-parade party on Saturday, March 14, at Hasselmann Alumni House, located at 1100 N. Pine St.

Enjoy complimentary breakfast items and a cash bar serving beer, bloody marys and mimosas. Make plans now to travel to Rolla for St. Pat’s or attend one of the section events in your area.

Help make the 112th celebration the Best Ever!

The battle for the brain

By Andrew Careaga, acareaga@mst.edu

Soldiers in combat encounter life-threatening perils at every turn. But even if they survive a dangerous situation like a roadside bomb detonation, that experience could result in long-term, life-threatening damage. And the cause may never be known.

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Seeking TBI therapies

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu

Complications from TBI can be life altering. They include post-traumatic seizures and hydrocephalus, as well as serious cognitive and psychological impairments, and the search for treatments to mitigate these neurodegenerative processes is on.

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Understanding the invisible injury

Students advance traumatic brain injury research

By Sarah Potter, sarah.potter@mst.edu

“Research is creating new knowledge.”–Neil Armstrong 

Research keeps professors on the vanguard of knowledge in their fields and allows students to gain a deeper understanding of their area of study.

For students and recent graduates researching traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Missouri S&T, the work is both a passion and a duty.

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