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Duane Thayer

Duane Thayer

'62, '59

Retired Michigan Technological University Materials Science and Engineering BS EMY 1959, BS EMY 1962 Duane "Dewey" graduated from Michigan Tech with both his B.S. & M.S. degrees in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering in 1959 and 1962. Also served three years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Dewey retired from Michigan . . .

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James Graham

James Graham

'70

Jim Graham, a resident of Centennial, Colorado, is a 1970 graduate of Michigan Tech’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. Jim began his career as process engineer for Texas Gulf in Moab, Utah. In 1973, he moved to the coal fields of West Virginia for Zapata Corporation and through a series of promotions moved to Lexington, Kentucky as Vice President . . .

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Jana and Josh Fogarty

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 broomball. Josh graduated in spring 2003, . . .