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Richard Arsenault


Dr. Richard J. Arsenault (BS MTU MY 1957, PhD MY Northwestern 1962). After graduating with a doctorate in Metallurgy from Northwestern University in 1962, Dr. Arsenault joined Oak Ridge National Labs as a research scientist. In 1967, he joined the faculty of the University of Maryland in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He then joined the Department of Chemical Engineering . . .

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Jana and Josh Fogarty

'05, '03

Josh '03 and Jana '05 Fogarty's story is pure Michigan Tech. They met at Resident Assistant orientation in McNair Hall. In addition to the same college major, Materials Science, they found common ground in their passion for the outdoor experiences that abound on the Keweenaw Peninsula, from hiking to winter camping—and especially . . .

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Arthur Karam


Arthur J. Karam (BS MTU MY 1942). Art Karam began his career as a metallurgist in Dow Chemical's Magnesium Laboratory in 1947. In 1948 he joined General Motors, beginning a 34-year career at their foundries in Saginaw, MI, Danville, IL, and Defiance, OH. He concluded his career at GM's Central Foundry Division as the plant manager of Saginaw Malleable Iron and director of Foundry . . .