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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 [...]
Engineering student wins first place at EQ competition

Engineering student wins first place at EQ competition

Drew Patel A Mizzou Engineering student won first place at the University of Missouri System’s annual Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator pitch competition last week. Drew Patel, a sophomore computer science major from Springfield, Missouri, hopes to use the award to help launch his startup business, Pollinate, in the coming months. Pollinate aims to improve [...]
Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

Mizzou Engineering student earns scholarship

A Mizzou Engineering student was among eight students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services this week. Shaoyi Zong, who is earning a master’s in computer science, received a $1,000 scholarship for the fall 2020 semester. The scholarships recognize student employees for length of service, leadership, grade point average, extracurricular activities and honors. Zong works at [...]
Those with chronic illnesses look to web for support during crisis

Those with chronic illnesses look to web for support during crisis

Sean Goggins Roughly 150 million U.S. citizens with chronic illnesses turn to online support communities for assistance — a number likely to grow as COVID-19 forces high-risk individuals to stay home. But not all online health forums are created equal, one expert from Mizzou Engineering warns. “More people are going to be relying on online [...]
Students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five Mizzou Engineering students and alumni were recently selected to receive National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding work in STEM fields. According to the NSF, Fellows are expected to become globally engaged experts and leaders who can contribute to research, education and innovations in science and engineering. “These students have demonstrated [...]
MU Student Team Advances to World Finals

MU Student Team Advances to World Finals

A team of graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has advanced to the world finals in Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup. Mizzou Engineering students Caleb Heinzman, Kolton Speer and Imad Toubal, along with Ashlyn O’Hara, a senior majoring in data journalism, developed the Deeptector.io website, which uses artificial intelligence to predict […]

The 5G Experience

The 5G Experience

This spring semester, 19 University of Missouri students are participating in a new immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course will explore the impact of wireless technology on college campuses and beyond. The course, “Connectivity and 5G” uses a multidisciplinary approach with students and instructors from a variety of fields of study including […]

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

Imagine watching a video from a presidential candidate on your favorite political blog, only to find out later that the candidate not only disavows the video but claims she never made the video in the first place. These so-called “deepfake videos,” which use fabricated photos and audio, are among the biggest challenges facing the news […]

Aerial Reconnaissance

Aerial Reconnaissance

Currently, when the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to keep track of the waterfowl population in the state or monitor wetlands for invasive plant species, they send a natural resource manager into the field to do a manual count, which is very labor intensive and not very accurate. Other methods to monitor bird populations […]

Student Volunteers Lend a Hand

Student Volunteers Lend a Hand

More than 20 Mizzou Engineering students sacrificed a portion of their time away from school during the winter break to help others. Students participated in a week-long Mizzou Alternative Breaks (MAB) service trip in early January, prior to the start of the spring semester. Since 1991, Mizzou Alternative Breaks has been sending groups of students […]

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