Spot In the Spotlight

Spot In the Spotlight

By Deidra Ashley / Show Me Mizzou Video gaming experience isn’t a prerequisite at the University of Missouri, but it turned out to be a valuable skill to have for junior Nate Beattie. When he came to Mizzou, the computer science major and Marching Mizzou tenor saxophonist never thought he’d be controlling a robotic dog [...]
Designing ‘smart’ security for smart devices

Designing ‘smart’ security for smart devices

By Eric Stann | MU News Bureau Modern society is inundated with different types of smart devices designed to make people’s lives easier, from virtual assistants to household appliances and health-monitoring devices — not to mention smartphones. While each device has some amount of built-in security to help combat the threat of cyberattacks, the increased [...]
‘Driving’ innovation to help eliminate plastic waste

‘Driving’ innovation to help eliminate plastic waste

Eric Stann | MU News Bureau Each year in the United States, millions of tons of plastic waste are discarded and not recycled, leading to serious environmental problems. In an effort to help keep this waste from ending up in the environment, engineers at the University of Missouri are partnering with Dow and the Missouri [...]
Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

Army Ants robotics team wins top design in global competition

A member of Army Ants shows where a computer chip is place inside a compression sock. Photo courtesy of Don Shrubshell/Columbia Daily Tribune The Army Ants, Columbia’s FIRST® Robotics Competition team, took home the 2021 Global Innovation Design Award in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The team of high school students received the award for their [...]
Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Mizzou Engineer Offers Tips on Preventing Ransomware Attacks

By Eric Stann, MU News Bureau Prasad Calyam The recent ransomware attack on a major oil refinery in the United States, followed weeks later by another hack that affected a large meat supplier, have again brought the issue of cyberattacks to the forefront of people’s minds, followed closely by a renewed push toward building better [...]
Getting her hands dirty

Getting her hands dirty

By Marcus Wilkins Every Saturday morning, as the Mid-Missouri sun gleams off vendors’ tents and the aromas of breakfast burritos mingle with wildflowers, handmade soap and fresh produce, Veronica Fritz surveys the bustling scene and smiles. The 2021 Udall Scholar feels right at home among the artisans and agronomists at the Columbia Farmers Market where […]

Manring named new dean of the College of Engineering

Manring named new dean of the College of Engineering

April 14, 2021Contact: MU News Bureau University of Missouri Provost Latha Ramchand today announced that Noah Manring has been named the new dean of the MU College of Engineering. Manring has served as the interim dean of the college since May 2020 following the departure of Elizabeth Loboa. He will assume his new duties on […]

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