Alumni

Fred Kummer: The man behind the vision

Posted by on July 29, 2021

If you consider the origins of Fred Kummer’s business savvy, it’s no wonder innovation and entrepreneurship were central to his vision for the Kummer Institute at Missouri S&T.

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A passion for architecture inspires a lifelong design-build partnership

Posted by on July 29, 2021

June Kummer remembers her first job interview after earning her architecture degree in the early 1950s. “We’ve never had a woman architect here before,” said the engineer conducting the interview. “I suppose it shouldn’t make any difference,” she replied.

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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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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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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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Ceramic engineer finds a home in nuclear industry

Posted by on August 2, 2019

When Destinee Rea, CerE’15, began looking at colleges, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in the STEM field. The problem? She had no idea which one.

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Tamar Makharashvili: Exceeding expectations

Posted by on August 2, 2019

As a child, Tamar Makharashvili was curious about computers. She wanted to understand their parts and how they worked. But her interest in technology wasn’t encouraged at home or in school in her home country of Georgia.

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James and Joan Woodard: Inspiring new generations of teachers and scholars

Posted by on August 2, 2019

When Joan Woodard, Math’73, was in high school, there wasn’t much exposure to engineering. But that changed when she got to Rolla. “I had many friends studying engineering,” she says. “I knew that’s what I ultimately wanted to do.”

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Remembering a beloved son, brother and friend

Posted by on August 2, 2019

Kay Beasley remembers her son, Patrick Beasley, MinE’19, as someone who delighted in bringing home rocks. “As a kid, he would pick them up and my pockets would be full,” she says. “He still has rocks lining the window ledge in his room. Not long ago, he brought home the Missouri state mineral.”

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Inspiring the next generation of chemistry pioneers

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Carey Bottom, Chem’72, MS Chem’75, PhD Chem’79, chose Missouri S&T because it was close to home, strong in science and relatively small. “I wasn’t keen on big universities,” says Bottom, who grew up in Waynesville, Mo. “At smaller schools, you’re more connected to professors. You can roll up your sleeves and get involved.”

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Darlene Ramsay
Miner Alumni Association
1100 N. Pine St.
Rolla, MO 65409-0650
Phone: 800-JO-MINER
Email: alumni@mst.edu