150 Years of Alumni Leadership: Tom Kline

150 Years of Alumni Leadership: Tom Kline

Tom Kline knows about leadership. During his 34-year career at Pfizer, Kline served as plant manager before rising to the rank of vice president. He was a platoon leader during the Vietnam War, earning several medals including the Bronze Star. He’s been a White House Fellow and a special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of [...]
Alumnus earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Alumnus earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Corey Staller is on a mission to save the world by helping to solve the climate crisis. On the path to realizing that vision, the Mizzou alumnus has been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30, a national list that recognizes the brightest entrepreneurs, leaders and rising young stars in the United States. So, it seems [...]
IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: Alumni as engineering leaders

IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: Alumni as engineering leaders

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Hall of Fame inducted six new members in October 2021. Three of these distinguished alumni — Adam Hogg, Carol Stupica and Scott Vollett — were recognized for their significant career achievements in both the application of industrial engineering and being leaders in the field. Established in 2008, the IMSE […]

Investing in the future: Jost gift supports education, workforce

Investing in the future: Jost gift supports education, workforce

Jerry Jost and wife, Ruth Binger Jerry Jost BS ChE ’70 believes in giving back to his country. After serving in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves, he founded Jost Chemical, which has created some 350 jobs and supported countless others. “When you create a job, that’s a living thing,” Jost said. “You’re also [...]
Gift to establish Jerry L. Jost Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering

Gift to establish Jerry L. Jost Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering

Jerry Jost addresses the crowd after announcing the $2 million gift to the University of Missouri. By Pate McCuien | MU News Bureau The University of Missouri today announced a $2 million gift from alumnus Jerry Jost to the College of Engineering. The gift will establish the Jerry L. Jost Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering. [...]
IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: Alumni as Technology Leaders

IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: Alumni as Technology Leaders

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Hall of Fame inducted six new members in October 2021. Three of these distinguished alumni — Monica Khurana, Mickey Miller and Allan Samson — were recognized for their significant career achievements in technology leadership. Established in 2008, the IMSE Hall of Fame honors distinguished industrial engineering graduates who have […]

Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Zhang After earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Siyang “Sandy” Zhang received a lucrative job offer in industry. “It was so stable, that I could see my whole life until retirement,” she said. Fate had other plans. At the last minute, Zhang decided she’d rather continue her education and see what else she could [...]

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