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Research has Implications for Aging, Arthritis and Osteoporosis

Research has Implications for Aging, Arthritis and Osteoporosis

It is well-known that a lack of physical activity can cause bone loss or fractures in elderly people, bedridden patients or even sedentary youth. That’s because bone mass is regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli. Similar to muscles, bones add mass when they are mechanically loaded via physical activity but will lose mass if immobilized […]

Army Ants Share Passion for Robotics

Army Ants Share Passion for Robotics

The College of Engineering sponsored a full-day robotics camp for underrepresented and economically-disadvantaged youth in central Missouri Oct. 31. Army Ants is made up of local high school students who design robots to complete specific tasks outlined by FIRST Robotics, an organization responsible for putting on regional and national robot competitions in order to build […]

Hunt Receives Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award

Hunt Receives Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award

Heather Hunt, an associate professor in Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering Department  in the the College of Engineering, took home the Adelle F. Robertson Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). Dr. Hunt was on site to accept the award. Dr. Hunt has become an advocate for online […]

MU Awards $260,000 to Accelerate Biomedical Discoveries from Lab to Market

MU Awards $260,000 to Accelerate Biomedical Discoveries from Lab to Market

College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa talks to Roger Fales and John Pardalos at the Coulter Awards & Mixer at the School of Medicine Nov. 5. The University of Missouri’s Coulter Biomedical Accelerator Program awarded four grants totaling $260,000 to help promising medical discoveries make the transition from laboratory research to commercial investment and direct [...]
BBCE Academy honors distinguished alumni

BBCE Academy honors distinguished alumni

BBCE professor Patrick Pinhero; Al Hiken, BS '84, chair of the ChE Academy of Distinguished Alumni for 2019; Honorary Member Paul Chan, BS '73; and chemical engineering senior Aaron Field at the Academy's induction ceremony Oct. 19. The Department of Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering held its Academy of Distinguished Alumni induction ceremony Oct. 19 [...]
Renovating History: Shamrock Plaza and Medallion Reconstruction Underway

Renovating History: Shamrock Plaza and Medallion Reconstruction Underway

For the past few weeks, faculty, staff and alumni who walk by the Shamrock Plaza on the north side of Lafferre Hall have been asking what happened to the green and white shamrock medallion at the heart of the plaza.  On October 19, the shamrock was removed and the concrete around it was demolished as […]

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