Students

Hannah Frye: pathways to the perfect fit

Posted by on April 2, 2014

At first glance, it is impossible to tell that Hannah Frye, a junior in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry, is helping Robert Aronstam perform groundbreaking research that could lead to treatments for diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. But stop her in the Havener Center at lunch and ask her about her work with the chair of biological sciences and she can explain anything from cell signaling to how she measures the calcium levels in a cell’s endoplasmic reticulum and cytoplasm.

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Seizing opportunities

Posted by on October 30, 2013

Ahlam Issa isn’t the kind of person who lets opportunities slip by. Born in Tanzania, Issa left the country at age 10 to live in St. Louis. She didn’t speak any English when she arrived, but overcame that and other obstacles to graduate as valedictorian from Hazelwood East High School.“I’m fluent in both English and […]

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Dianna Meyers: In it for the long run

Posted by on June 25, 2013

As a consultant for Accenture, Dianna Meyers spends a lot of time on the road. But that hectic pace doesn’t keep her from hitting the pavement in her running shoes.

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Jonathan Sanders: Rocket Man

Posted by on June 25, 2013

Jonathan Sanders wants to be involved in the next great space race — and not just as an engineer helping design future space vehicles. He also wants to fly to Mars.

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Diane Strong: Breaking the mold

Posted by on March 9, 2013

Stats: While a majority of the S&T student population tends to focus on engineering, ever-bubbly junior Diane Strong is pursuing a degree in psychology with a minor in technical communication. “Psychology is a science, so it makes sense to go to a science and technology school.”

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Nikia Chapman: Queen of speed

Posted by on October 25, 2012

Stats: sophomore in geological engineering from Columbia, Mo. Member of: Spelunking Club and Human-Powered Vehicle Team. Claim to fame: Led the Human-Powered Vehicle team to a first-place win in ASME’s Human-Powered Vehicle Competition in Tooele, Utah, by winning first place in the women’s drag race and riding the four required “female laps” of the endurance […]

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Melissa Morrison: low-impact day

Posted by on June 6, 2012

For 24 hours last fall, Melissa Morrisongave up some of her favorite things — chewing gum, toasted Pop-Tarts, the Internet and texting — all in an attempt to minimize her impact on the environment.

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Julie Meyer: coming into focus

Posted by on September 12, 2011

Julie Meyer, a senior in history and secondary education, started her S&T career as an accomplished athlete in both volleyball and women’s basketball. Last season she focused solely on basketball. Her decision paid off as she helped lead the Lady Miners to a share of the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division title (the first […]

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Chad Shockley: wide receiver

Posted by on September 13, 2010

Aubrey Moore: more than an all-American girl

Posted by on March 9, 2010

Aubrey Moore stepped up to the starting line in the finals of the 400-meter run at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships knowing she was an All-American. She was attempting to become the second S&T student-athlete with an individual national championship and the first female to win one.

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