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An Engineer Among the Stars

An Engineer Among the Stars

Graduating seniors at the College of Engineering’s 2019 Commencement ceremony in the Hearnes Center Dec. 13 will hear from a Mizzou alumnus who has seen the Earth from a unique vantage point: 200 to 330 miles above the surface on the planet aboard the U.S. Space Shuttle. Captain Dick Richards, U.S. Navy-retired, earned his BS […]

Lafferre Receives Distinguished Service Award

Lafferre Receives Distinguished Service Award

The Mizzou Alumni Association recently presented Thomas H. Lafferre, BS ME ’56, its 64th Annual Distinguished Service Award. Established in 1956, the Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding service by an individual whose sustained efforts and support have added to the excellence of MU. Lafferre retired in 1993 as Vice President of Operations for Monsanto Chemical. […]

Students have chance to mingle with scholarship donors at annual dinner

Students have chance to mingle with scholarship donors at annual dinner

The MU College of Engineering has awarded 547 students more than $1.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year. The recipients had an opportunity to meet and mingle with the friends and faculty of the College who fund their scholarships at the annual scholarship dinner at Memorial Union. “We are gathered here tonight to […]

Mizzou alumnus honors family with $1.7 million in recent gifts

Mizzou alumnus honors family with $1.7 million in recent gifts

Today University of Missouri officials announced two gifts from an alumnus and his wife to honor his family’s legacy and long-time support of Missouri’s flagship university. Ken Donohew, a 1967 industrial engineering graduate, and his wife, Ellen Kippel, recently gave $1.7 million, bringing his lifetime giving to more than $3 million. “At Mizzou, education and […]

The New Frontier in Global Relations: Cyberspace

The New Frontier in Global Relations: Cyberspace

A Mizzou alumnus is acting director of the Cyber Development Directorate for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), an agency responsible for building out cyber defense capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense.

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