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Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Company and alumni gifts fund tech savvy classroom

High-tech classroom made possible by Burns & McDonnell and the engineering alumni who work for the company.


Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Engineers Without Borders chapter takes flight at Mizzou

A little delegation goes a long way – 1,764 miles to be exact. The Mizzou Engineers Without Borders (EWB) chapter, […]


Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Generous gift to build chemical engineering graduate program

Since earning his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Missouri in 1968, Robert Holtsmith said he has […]


Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Senior mechanical engineering student’s year filled with highlights

James Berlin’s senior year in mechanical and aerospace engineering was a busy one. In addition to his 18-hour course load […]


Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Swanegan recognized for work with NSBE

University of Missouri’s NAACP collegiate chapter presented J.R. Swanegan with the Booker T. Washington Advisor of the Year Award at […]


Thursday, January 28th, 2010

NSBE receives funds from ‘You Decide | We Provide’ contest

Mizzou Engineering’s student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) recently learned that they are one of the […]


Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Civil engineering student serves as English tutor in South Korea

Many University of Missouri engineering students spend their summer vacations working as interns for engineering firms, and some spend time […]


Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Extensive MU engineering research funded by DoD

A hefty chunk of research funding within the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering comes from the Department of Defense […]


Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Building foundations for future engineers

Youngsters at the Christian Chapel Academy science fair in Columbia who watched an advanced computer technique turn their antics into […]


Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Civil Engineers work together to assist community

University of Missouri civil engineering students and staff members of the Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge (BMNFWR) are […]


Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Wind River donates more than $2 million in software to engineering

A California-based company has donated more than $2 million worth of computer software to Mizzou Engineering, paving the way for […]


Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Missouri Engineering Student Council honors library staff

Hard work does not go unappreciated. The Missouri Engineering Student Council (MESC) recently honored librarians and staff of the Engineering […]


Thursday, January 1st, 2009

In business to build young engineers

A group of Mizzou Engineering graduate students has gone into business to save a children’s robotic program that may be […]


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Update: Lafferre Hall Addition

Marty Walker, director of administrative services for the College of Engineering prepared the following answers to some of the most […]


Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Mizzou Engineering benefactors

In 2004, halfway through the University of Missouri’s “For All We Call Mizzou” capital campaign, Engineering Building East received a […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Garmin offers opportunities for young University of Missouri engineering students

Matt Milligan, a University of Missouri senior majoring in electrical and computer engineering, likes the direction things are headed in […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Core experience at MU generates scholarship gift

Because Laird Technologies of St. Louis believes engineers are critical to the continued success of their company, CEO Marty Rapp […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Mary Carlson, establishes scholarship

‘Tis better to give than to receive – just ask Mary Carlson. A 1978 graduate of the University of Missouri, […]


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Donor sponsors first endowed professorship in civil engineering

Anyone who knew Bill Davidson can tell you what an unpretentious and unfailingly generous man he was, qualities that are […]


Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Mizzou group building on academic excellence

With the help of a Mizzou Engineering student group, several Hickman High School youths recently upheld a weighty Missouri tradition—using […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

A goal in the campaign end zone

The Mizzou Tiger football team’s shut-out against the Colorado Buffaloes on homecoming weekend wasn’t the only big scoring game on […]


Monday, December 1st, 2008

Bowders named Davidson professor

Anyone who knew Bill Davidson can tell you what an unpretentious and unfailingly generous man he was, qualities that are […]


Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Engineering students launch community festivities

Mizzou Engineering Ambassadors launched Halloween festivities this year with a bang. Or more precisely, with a splat. Providing a seasonal […]


Friday, March 14th, 2008

Femtosecond laser lab comes to Mizzou Engineering

“We see the addition of a femtosecond laser lab as a way to enable University of Missouri research teams to […]


Friday, June 1st, 2007

College of Engineering researchers aim to deter bridge terrorism

Government officials have long acknowledged America’s vulnerability to terrorist attacks on the national transportation system. Backed by federal funding, Mizzou […]


Thursday, January 4th, 2007

Excerpt from fall 2006 engineering commencement speech

Rear Admiral Jeffrey A. Brooks‘ top 10 pieces of advice for graduating engineers: Engineering commencement address Dec. 16, 2006 #10.  Gain […]


Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Engineering students extending holiday cheer

A growing number of engineering students are adding “Granny” to their holiday gift–giving lists, expanding an annual tradition in hopes […]


Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Aiming for hope

No championship rings are on the line, no national title is at stake. Still, members of the College of Engineering’s […]


Friday, July 21st, 2006

Recycling to build a sustainable home

Recycling just got environmentally friendlier. Jeff Owens, a College of Engineering research assistant and physics graduate student, is coordinating an […]


Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

College of Engineering’s bioinformatics program receives $1 million boost

The MU College of Engineering’s bioinformatics program has received a financial boost from an alumnus that college administrators believe will […]