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Internships Prepare IT Grad for Employment

Internships Prepare IT Grad for Employment

One of the MU Engineering students who crossed the stage during commencement ceremonies at the Hearnes Center Dec. 13 started work as a full-time employee at Shelter Insurance in Columbia less than a month later. M. Andrew Kammerich earned dual degrees in information technology (IT) and digital storytelling from MU and says the combination is […]

Garmin Visit Inspires MU Students

Garmin Visit Inspires MU Students

MU Engineering students who visited the Garmin International headquarters pose for a group photo during a tour of the company's campus in Olathe, Kansas. MU Engineering students had an opportunity to test flight simulators, learn how a leading technology company creates and markets GPS navigation and wearable technology, meet alumni working at the company and [...]
In Search of a Better Cancer Treatment

In Search of a Better Cancer Treatment

The American Cancer Society reports that approximately 25,000 people will die from leukemia this year. Patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are difficult to treat and have poor prognostic outlooks, despite advances in treatments. ALL also is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in children. Bret Ulery, an assistant professor in the Department of […]

Students Recognized for Work Ethic

Students Recognized for Work Ethic

Hard work is paying off for more than a dozen MU students employed by Campus Dining Services, all of whom have been awarded scholarships for the spring 2020 semester. Campus Dining Services held its annual Student Employee of the Year Scholarship Contest last fall, and 14 students were selected by their management teams for the […]

May The Force Be With Them

May The Force Be With Them

Forty students from Columbia’s high schools, along with family members and other invited guests, met at the MU Agricultural Engineering Building Saturday for an Army Ants breakfast and game-reveal event. The gathering was the official kickoff to “Build Season” for the Army Ants robotics team, which is sponsored by the College of Engineering. The Army […]

Wearable AC

Wearable AC

One day, soldiers could cool down on the military battlefield — preventing heat stroke or exhaustion — by using “wearable air conditioning,” an on-skin device designed by engineers at the University of Missouri. The device includes numerous human health care applications such as the ability to monitor blood pressure, electrical activity of the heart and […]

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

The Civil and Environmental Engineering program at MU has received almost $1 million in funding to help boost retention and graduation rates of low-income and underrepresented students in the department. The National Science Foundation’s grant was awarded in December to Vellore Gopalaratnam, a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. It aims to increase […]

Weightless Wonderland: Mizzou Engineering Team Does Research in Zero Gravity

Weightless Wonderland: Mizzou Engineering Team Does Research in Zero Gravity

A research experiment by a Mizzou Engineering team in a zero-gravity environment could lead to the development of an efficient method of harvesting water in space. With funding from NASA, the project aims to contribute to future missions to Mars and beyond and for the crew members on the International Space Station (ISS). From William […]

Tactile map near Jesse Hall invites inclusion

Tactile map near Jesse Hall invites inclusion

A new tactile map installed near Jesse Hall is the first of its kind for MU. The map, unveiled Dec. 3 to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, features hard plastic versions of the buildings on the Northwest quadrant of campus, from McReynolds to Tate Hall. The map was created by MU’s 3D […]

Constructing ‘smart’ roads

Constructing ‘smart’ roads

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Thousands of miles of roads and bridges continue to age across Missouri, and policy makers are looking for answers to the crumbling infrastructure. In his lab at the University of Missouri, Prof. Bill Buttlar, the College of Engineering’s Glen Barton Chair in Flexible Pavements in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, […]

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