Profiles

Hand sanitizer from a whiskey still

Posted by on August 4, 2020

S&T alumnus converts his distillery to help in a crisis Adam Stumpf, ME’10, was focused on making bourbon, whiskey and vodka at his craft distillery when the coronavirus began to sweep across the United States. His wife and business partner, Laura, soon noticed that hand sanitizer was gone from store shelves. The Stumpfs had plenty […]

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The sky is no limit

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Danielle Gines comes from a musical family in Bunker Hill, Ill., and she is always singing. But it was her interest in science and aviation that drew the Illinois transfer student to Missouri S&T and the Air Force ROTC program.

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From Classroom to Collaboratory: An S&T history professor gives back

Posted by on August 4, 2020

Petra DeWitt’s journey from Germany to Missouri, student to faculty member and immigrant to scholar of migration embodies the mission of the S&T Collaboratory: encouraging humanities‑based research with the potential to challenge traditional ways of thinking.

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A crime to remember

Posted by on August 3, 2020

Mississippi native Trent Brown was born in McComb, a town of 10,000 he calls “a remarkably violent place in the 1960s.” It’s also where a 12-year-old named Tina Andrews was murdered in 1969. After two extensive murder trials that ended in a mistrial in 1971 and resulted in an acquittal in 1972, her case remains […]

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Learning by leading

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Missouri S&T students leave the university with more than a degree. They gain invaluable experience in leadership by bringing people together to solve issues on campus. Here’s a look at what some organization presidents tell us they learned about leadership at S&T.

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Nancy Matteoni: underground engineer

Posted by on December 5, 2019

If you have traveled through St. Louis in the past few years, chances are you have driven on or over a construction project that Nancy Matteoni, CE’90, has built.

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Eco-investigator

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Tracking the state of the ecosystem by studying its forests, fires and insect population is what makes Robin Verble tick, and she uses her findings to help advance healthy and sustainable management of natural areas.

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The beginning of life as we know it

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Approximately 2.4 billion years ago, the Great Oxidation Event dramatically increased the oxygen content in Earth’s atmosphere and paved the way for the rise of all lifeforms that use oxygen to break down nutrients for energy. Scientists agree about when the event happened, but they are less certain about exactly how.

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A summer at Stingray Bay and beyond

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Biological sciences senior Vanessa Mahan thought she wanted to be a medical doctor. But after a semester’s coursework in cell biology, Mahan decided the profession was not for her. Further exploring her interests through a biodiversity course, Mahan found her passion — merging medicine with her love of animals.

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

Posted by on December 5, 2019

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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