Where learning meets experience

Andrea Wolfe is putting her education to work this summer as part of Boeing’s Test & Evaluation Team. Photo courtesy of The Boeing Co.

Andrea Wolfe, a senior from Waterloo, Illinois, is spending the summer at Boeing. Photo courtesy of The Boeing Co.

Andrea Wolfe from Waterloo, Illinois, is putting her education to work this summer as part of Boeing’s Test & Evaluation Team. It’s the third opportunity she’s had to gain real-world work experience while she’s still a Missouri S&T student.

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People person

Cagatay Atmaca with children in Beijing China. Photo submitted.

A year before coming to Missouri S&T nearly three years ago, Cagatay “Ty” Atmaca was sent to learn English in America by the Turkish Petroleum Corp., the national oil company of the Republic of Turkey. … [Continue reading]

Selfless actions, global impact

Melissa Elder is a senior in environmental engineering. Photo by Sam O'Keefe.

For Melissa Elder, Honduras is more than just another place on the map. It inspired her career path and her research focus. It’s also her mother’s homeland. … [Continue reading]

A booming second career

Steve Hall recently earned his master's degree in explosives engineering. Photos by Sam O'Keefe.

It was 1974 when Steve Hall first crossed the stage in Gale Bullman to receive his chemical engineering degree. This spring, exactly 40 years later, Hall made the trek again, this time to pick up his master's degree in explosives engineering. … [Continue reading]

Engineer-of-all-trades

Recent grad Jermy Jamison was team leader of the Steel Bridge Design Team. Photos by Bob Phelan.

Jermy Jamison, a recently graduated mechanical engineer from Lone Jack, Mo., is a prime example of what an interdisciplinary education with some experiential learning thrown in can do for you. … [Continue reading]

Packin’ the alpacas

Mariesa Crow spends her free time with her 17 alpacas at her home in Rolla. Photos by Sam O'Keefe.

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRmEFJKjBIE&feature=youtu.be Mariesa Crow is about to take a long summer road trip with Elvis and James Bond. … [Continue reading]

‘The Dead and Those About to Die’

John McManus recently released his 11th book. Photo by Sam O'Keefe.

Watch the video interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQj5Bzeycsw&feature=youtu.be Despite prolific historical documentation of D-Day, there are still unanswered questions 70 years later, especially surrounding Omaha Beach. John C. … [Continue reading]

Printing the future

Jonathan Bopp, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from Kirkwood, Mo., is a second-year member of the Mars Rover Design Team. Photos by Sam O'Keefe.

Jonathan Bopp, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from Kirkwood, Mo., is the epitome of a team player. A second-year member of the Mars Rover Design Team, Bopp spends nearly every spare hour he has in the Student Design and Experiential Learning … [Continue reading]

Lessons on living

Kevin Clark will graduate this spring with his bachelor's degree in chemistry. Photo by Sam O'Keefe.

Kevin Clark has learned a lot of lessons during his four years at Missouri S&T. But the most important lessons, he says, didn’t come out of a textbook, classroom or chemistry lab, nor from one of the many student organizations he’s been involved … [Continue reading]

Spelunking for a cause

Michael Bradford, senior in geology and geophysics, works with several organizations to improve caves. Photo by Sam O'Keefe.

Michael Bradford, senior in geology and geophysics with a minor in geological engineering, does not shy away from dirty work. Currently, he is doing research with the Missouri Bat Census that involves checking caves for bats with White Nose Syndrome … [Continue reading]

Pathways to the perfect fit

Hannah Frye’s work in the neurobiology lab could lead to a treatment for diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. Photo by B.A. Rupert.

At first glance, it is impossible to tell that Hannah Frye, a senior 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. … [Continue reading]

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