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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

MU Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Team flies right at competition

The Mizzou Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Team pulled out a 14th place overall finish out of 33 teams at the Association For Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Student Unmanned Air Systems competition.


Monday, June 2nd, 2014

iBeacons signal new collaboration for app development class

Five University of Missouri computer science students spent just three months fast-tracking a new iOS app and recently saw how Runway Radar held up to its first real-world trial.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

New course uses drones to inspire student innovation

Thirty students in the Information Technology program will spend two afternoons each week testing software they engineer for use in unmanned aerial systems, more commonly known as drones.


Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

MU’s Morton second at Missouri Academy of Science competition

University of Missouri information technology major Tyler Morton soared to second place in the computer science/math category at the annual Missouri Academy of Science.


Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Alumnus leads development of MU Gameday football app

Tyten Teegarden, who earned his bachelor’s in information technology in 2010, and four convergence journalism students began work on an MU Gameday app last semester, with the goal of being ready to go by kickoff of Missouri’s season and 2014 home opener on Aug. 30 against South Dakota State.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

IT Program keeps pace with evolution of technology

MU associate teaching professor Dale Musser has been an “early adopter” of wearable technology. He has both a personal and a professional interest in technology’s ever-accelerating trends.


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

What’s new with CS student organizations?

The Computer Science Department’s student organizations have had a busy year planning events that involve students from across the university and sometimes beyond.


Monday, February 10th, 2014

Faculty filmmaker’s work nominated for Mid-America Emmy

A University of Missouri College of Engineering instructor was nominated last fall for a Mid-America Emmy for his documentary film, “Joplin, Missouri — A Tornado Story.”


Monday, January 27th, 2014

New fast track program combines IT, MBA

Freshmen entering the College of Engineering in the fall of 2014 will have the opportunity to take advantage of a new IT/MBA Fast Track program in the Computer Science Department, where they may earn their undergraduate IT degree and an MBA in five years.


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.


Friday, May 31st, 2013

Engineering, journalism students present collaborations at tech showcase

Engineering and journalism students shared the fruits of their labor from the past semester — or in some cases longer — at the University of Missouri Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Technology Showcase in May.


Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

IT students delve into system prototyping

IT instructor Matthew Dickinson’s course on “System Prototyping with Hardware and Software,” is giving the students a crack at modifying and repurposing existing products, using open-source components and a bit of coding know-how.


Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Drones take journalism to new heights

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s a journalism drone! When a news outlet wants aerial footage of traffic or scenery, they have to use a helicopter or plane. But with the collaborative efforts of the Missouri Drone Journalism Program, a new option may be available.


Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

MCBIOS X conference to be held in Columbia

MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society’s (MCBIOS) 2013 conference will be held April 5-6 in Columbia.


Friday, December 14th, 2012

Diversity alumnus spotlight: Roshonda McCowan

The transition from being a college student to becoming an alumnus in the working world is made easier for some […]


Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

IT instructor locally debuts Joplin documentary

Filmmaker Chip Gubera premiered his documentary “Joplin, Missouri” in Columbia with a special showing at the Ragtag Cinema on the […]


Friday, December 16th, 2011

MU researchers partner with Boone County Clerk to develop new voting system technologies

American military personnel and citizens working and/or living overseas historically have experienced difficulty casting their votes in national elections. Contributing […]


Monday, April 4th, 2011

Information Technology team wins first place at True/False film festival’s Gimme Truth! competition

Have you ever heard of the spinal condition Porro Coccyx? Probably not because it doesn’t exist. But University of Missouri […]


Sunday, January 30th, 2011

MU to launch production of fourth feature film

Midwest students dreaming of futures in the film industry don’t need to set their sites on Los Angeles. The opportunity […]


Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Computer science students win big at Missouri Academy of Science

Initially organized in 1934 to promote the increase and diffusion of scientific spirit in Missouri and cooperation among the state’s […]


Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Mizzou doctoral student honored among all graduate students on campus

Computer Science doctoral student Peng Zhuang received the 2010 Donald K. Anderson Graduate Research Assistant Award for his research on […]


Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Dale Musser receives Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award

Dale Musser, assistant professor and director of the College of Engineering’s information technology program, is engaging his students with technology […]


Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Filming on “Vengaza Azteca” to begin on campus

Legendary masked Mexican film star Mil Mascaras returns to Columbia and the MU campus next week for a third student […]


Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

iPhone and windows development courses offer interdisciplinary class environment

In a cooperative agreement with Apple Inc., Dale Musser, director of the Information Technology program, is teaching two courses next […]


Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

University IT program takes flight after win at Missouri Academy of Science competition

The University of Missouri College of Engineering’s Information Technology department captured their first student award, and the win has boosted […]


Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

International science festival held in St. Louis

St. Louis Science Center has been chosen to host an international science festival this fall, and for the next two […]


Friday, March 14th, 2008

Student team wins $11,000 for Adobe AIR platform application

Last summer, the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) teamed up with Adobe Systems and asked students to submit ideas for ways […]