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Interdisciplinary student teams develop iPhone applications

At the crack of dawn on Jan. 29, a group of University of Missouri computer science and journalism majors, along with faculty representatives from MU’s Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) and the College of Engineering, boarded a plane headed for Apple Computer headquarters in Cupertino, Cal. Students making the trip are members of five finalist teams […]

Mizzou Engineering helping build better farms

Missouri cropland soon may be a bit greener thanks to an engineering researcher’s work on a computer-assisted terrace design program. Allen Thompson, a Mizzou biological engineering associate professor, is developing a Web-based system to help design farm terraces that prevent water from eroding steep and hilly croplands. Coupled with new computerized topographical information, the program […]

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 electrical and computer engineering students to practice classroom theory and compete more effectively for jobs upon graduation. Wind River, which sells commercial “real-time” software operating systems that are embedded in electronic devices of all sorts, […]

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 Library and Technology Commons for taking the extra step to help students. Head librarian Judy Maseles, and library assistants Michelle Baggett and Nora Tamm, were recognized with an award for their “exceptional professional services to […]

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