VIRTUALHACKS VR-Focused Hackathon Starts Friday

VIRTUALHACKS VR-Focused Hackathon Starts Friday

Looking for something to do this weekend? Want a chance to win Corsair Gaming mechanical keyboard and an Oculus Quest 2 headset? Then you’ll want to check out the first-ever XR hackathon sponsored by Mizzou Engineering’s Virtual Reality Organization this weekend. VIRTUALHACKS 2021 is an extended reality-focused hackathon that will challenge teams to create projects [...]
Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

Wergeles The Information Technology Program will continue its popular Developer Night series this semester after the events transitioned to a virtual format last year. “In some ways, the virtual setting has been better because it’s more convenient for students,” said Nickolas Wergeles, an assistant professor of professional practice who leads the events. “And our students [...]
Engineering Scholarship Celebration Highlights Students, Donors

Engineering Scholarship Celebration Highlights Students, Donors

The College of Engineering awarded 638 scholarships totaling $1.6 million for the 2020-2021 academic year, Interim Dean Noah Manring said during his remarks at the virtual Scholarship Celebration event held Thursday, Oct. 22. “Our donors recognize the incredible benefits that scholarships provide for our engineering students,” Manring said. “Most notably, these scholarships and endowments allow […]

Employers Prepare for Virtual Career Fair

Employers Prepare for Virtual Career Fair

Students aren’t the only ones preparing for the Mizzou Engineering Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Employers are as well. More than 140 organizations have registered to recruit Mizzou Engineering students and alumni from all backgrounds and majors. In fact, many of these companies are currently searching profiles and resumes of those who have […]

Mizzou Engineers Come Together for Involvement Night

Mizzou Engineers Come Together for Involvement Night

In place of the traditional New Student BBQ, Mizzou Engineering Student Council hosted a virtual Involvement Night to showcase student organizations and services for incoming Mizzou Engineers. More than 160 people joined and nearly 40 organizations and services presented. Amidst a different looking semester, these student leaders are finding ways to bring engineering students together [...]
Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou to Offer Cyber Security Camp Virtually this Summer

Mizzou Engineering will offer a cyber security camp for high school students virtually this year. The Hacker Tracker camp is typically part of Mizzou Summer Camps. However, the university has canceled other 2020 camps because of COVID-19 concerns. The Hacker Tracker Cyber Security Virtual Camp gives participants the opportunity to learn coding and cyber defense [...]
CELDi Symposium Goes Virtual

CELDi Symposium Goes Virtual

As the University of Missouri campuses began preparations to move to remote teaching and telework in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Professor Jim Noble in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) was preparing for the Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) spring meeting and research symposium. Noble is the […]

Past Participants Tout Benefits of REU Program

Past Participants Tout Benefits of REU Program

REU Program students study consumer networking. Students from across the country will spend the next 10 weeks developing consumer networking skills. It’s part of a Research Experiences for Undergraduates, or REU, program at Mizzou Engineering funded by the National Science Foundation. And for some, it’s life changing. The REU program gives undergraduates an opportunity to conduct [...]
Computer Science team in Imagine Cup World Championship

Computer Science team in Imagine Cup World Championship

Mizzou Engineering graduate students Caleb Heinzman, Imad Toubal and Kolton Speer competed in Microsoft's Imagine Cup World Championship on May 19. Thousands of teams from more than 100 countries across the globe competed for a spot in Microsoft’s 2020 Imagine Cup World Championship. In the end, a Mizzou Engineering team was among the final six [...]

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