New commander at the helm

Though it has maintained a presence on the University of Missouri campus since 1946, Naval ROTC has been affiliated with the College of Engineering since 1980, and recently, the unit has come under new command. Captain Michael A. Vizcarra, first commissioned by the Navy in 1984, assumed command of MU’s Reserve Officers Training Corp Unit […]

Chemical engineering student receives Mizzou Inclusive Excellence Award

When chemical engineering graduate student Tapashree Tah came to the University of Missouri in 2006 after living in India her whole life, she felt what many international students feel. “I wanted to celebrate festivals from home and meet other international students,” Tapashree said. She didn’t waste time finding ways to fill those voids. Tah got […]

MU student Eric Schwarz commissioned in Navy

When Eric Schwarz left Navy active duty in 2003 after six years of service, he didn’t plan to re-enlist — nor did he imagine he would ever be commissioned as an Engineering Duty Officer candidate. But for Schwarz, the cogs of life brought him back to early passions and interests. He was commissioned as an […]

How I spent my summer: three Mizzou engineers recap their summer internships

Forrest Meyen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Welcome to the no-sleep zone,” was the greeting Forrest Meyen received on his first day as an intern in the MIT Summer Research Program. It might have been intimidating if it meant early mornings and late nights slumped over a desk in a cramped cubicle. But luckily, though Meyen […]

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