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Monthly News Archives: November 2013

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Free bike repairs put engineers’ skills to use

Joshua Johnston and Nathan Dierkes have found a niche working with the Environmental Leadership Office’s Bike Resource Center, The pair fixes bikes for MU students for free.


Friday, November 15th, 2013

Sophomore jumps into research

As an incoming freshman, Charles Meyer didn’t know anything about research. But when he was encouraged to apply for the Discovery Fellow undergraduate research program. Now, he’s not only acclimated to research — he’s thrived.


Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Diversity alumnus spotlight: Trenisha Tait

Changes came two-fold for Trenisha Tait after her 2012 graduation. She got married and started a new job. But when her company’s plant closed, she was forced to look for another job, which proved easier than she thought it would.


Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Native Californian finds refuge in the Midwest

Marco Hinojosa intended on majoring in accounting but found his niche in mechanical engineering. As a senior, he feels quite at home at Mizzou and in Columbia. Though that wasn’t always the case.


Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Donation covers nearly half of team’s yearly expenses

This year, MU Concrete Canoe team members are able to spend a little more time on the canoe and a little less on fundraising as they received a $2,000 donation from MoDOT.


Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Coders complete first large-scale MU hackathon

Hack Mizzou, MU’s first university-wide coding blitz, marked what organizer Daniel Silver predicts will be a new tradition for computer science at the College of Engineering.


Monday, November 11th, 2013

Passion for student learning drives ECE professor

After a sabbatical in Ireland, Robert O’Connell brought back a modern teaching method for use in the undergraduate engineering classroom and also began a new study abroad course to Ireland.