Alumni Stories
Alumni Stories

Who are our alumni, and what have they been up to?

L.W. (Roy) Stoesz

Geology, '48

After graduation, Roy spent 45 years in the energy exploration trenches, traveling over the world for Shell Oil Co. and later his own consulting company.

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Marlan Downey

Geology, '56, '57

Marlan was a former President of the AAPG, an elected Fellow of the American Associates for the Advancement of Science, a Senior Fellow of the Institute for the study of Earth and Man at SMU, and a fellow of the Geological Society of the United Kingdom.

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David Allen Lindsey

Geology, '63

I grew up on a rocky farm in Cass County, where I became interested in geology at an early age. By the time I enrolled at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, there was no question that I wanted to become a geologist.

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Bill Haworth


I worked as a petroleum geologist for Chevron in the New Orleans area for 35 years, retiring as a senior staff geologist in April of 2015.

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