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Kim Awarded Chang-Lin Tien Scholarship

Kim Awarded Chang-Lin Tien Scholarship

James Kim Jr., a senior biomedical engineering student from St. Louis, was awarded a Chang-Lin Tien Scholarship. This scholarship, given by the UM System, is meant “to support exceptional, civic-minded students”. “Winning the award really reinforced my drive for what I have been doing in terms of civic leadership,” Kim said. During his sophomore year, […]

Bridge Program Lays Foundation for College Success

Bridge Program Lays Foundation for College Success

An incoming freshman’s transition to college can be a daunting challenge. Having to achieve academically plus meet new people in an all-new environment is stressful. To reduce this stress, Mizzou Engineering conducts its Engineering Success Bridge Program for incoming freshmen students. This free program allows these students to get a small sample of college life […]

Avoiding food contamination with a durable coating for hard surfaces

Avoiding food contamination with a durable coating for hard surfaces

In the future, a durable coating could help keep food-contact surfaces clean in the food processing industry, including in meat processing plants. A new study from a team of University of Missouri engineers and food scientists demonstrates that the coating — made from titanium dioxide — is capable of eliminating foodborne germs, such as salmonella […]

The New Tattoo: Drawing Electronics on Skin

The New Tattoo: Drawing Electronics on Skin

One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin. In a new study, University of Missouri engineers demonstrated that the simple combination of pencils and paper could be used to create devices that might be used to monitor personal health. Their […]

Pfeiffer Awarded for Improving Teaching and Learning Through Technology

Pfeiffer Awarded for Improving Teaching and Learning Through Technology

Ferris Pfeiffer, a professor in the Biological, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Department, won an Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award from MU Course Design & Technology in May. Pfeiffer won in the Graduate/Professional Teaching category. The Award recognizes the efforts of those who use technology to “meaningfully improve teaching and learning at Mizzou,” according to […]

Local Makers Group Designs Proning Bed for COVID Patients

Local Makers Group Designs Proning Bed for COVID Patients

Health care workers know that turning ventilated patients onto their stomachs, a procedure known as proning, helps the patients by opening their lungs. As the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread in Missouri, MU Health Care officials reached out the Hacking COVID-19 Task Force to see if someone could design a device to facilitate the proning […]

Switching Modalities Mid-Term to High-Quality Online Leads to Similar Learning Outcomes

Switching Modalities Mid-Term to High-Quality Online Leads to Similar Learning Outcomes

Students who switch from face-to-face teaching to high-quality online even within a semester show similar learning outcomes – yet overall prefer the online setting, a new study has found. This spring, when the COVID-19 outbreak forced the University of Missouri and other institutions of higher education to move all courses to digital learning (fully online […]

5G Partnership with AT&T a Resounding Success

5G Partnership with AT&T a Resounding Success

Journalism major Andrew Moore (left) and Kaitlyn Zahn, a senior majoring in computer science, discuss ideas for 5G during the course in partnership with AT&T. This spring, University of Missouri students took part in an immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course, which kicked off the semester with a visit to the Dallas [...]
Rahhal Recipient of 2020 MU Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award

Rahhal Recipient of 2020 MU Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award

Tojan Rahhal, assistant dean for inclusive excellence and strategic initiatives and an adjunct professor of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering, is among two recipients of the inaugural MU Study Abroad Teaching Excellence Award. Open to faculty in all academic disciplines, this award recognizes the exceptional and meaningful work carried out […]

Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Engineering Students Inducted Into Secret Societies

Tap Day, when small groups of students are selected, or “tapped,” by fellow students to join one of six secret honorary societies, is a Mizzou tradition dating back to the 1910s. These honorary societies recognize new inductees’ commitment, service and leadership to Mizzou. Faculty and staff who have significantly contributed to MU are also tapped […]

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