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CyberTigers Test Their Cybersecurity Skills at Regional Competition

Members of the Mizzou Engineering CyberTigers cybersecurity club had the opportunity to put their skills to the test earlier this month. Students participated in the Mid-West Regional qualifier of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC).

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Film to Explore Grief in the Digital Age

Technology is changing the way we process grief as those who pass away leave behind social media accounts, text messages and other digital reminders.

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Coloring Outside the Lines: Research to Quantify Color Palettes of Award-Winning Films

Filmmakers rely heavily on color palettes to invoke a mood or set a tone in cinema. But do human brains actually pick up on those strategic color schemes? That’s what one Mizzou Engineer hopes to discover over the course of the coming year.

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CAVE to Provide Immersive Virtual Experience

Imagine studying a protein by walking through its three-dimensional structure. Or researching traffic patterns by standing alongside a virtual highway. Or safely exploring the structural integrity of a house while it’s on fire. Mizzou Engineers will soon have the capability to do these things, thanks to a CAVE opening this year in Lafferre Hall.

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Mizzou’s Online Programs, Including Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Ranked 14th in U.S.

Mizzou’s online bachelor’s programs—including the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology—were recently ranked 14th in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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Developer Night Series Gives Students Opportunity to Boost Skills

The Information Technology Program will continue its popular Developer Night series this semester after the events transitioned to a virtual format last year.

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Maurer Named Director of Information Technology Program

Brian Maurer has been named Director for the Information Technology (IT) Program at Mizzou Engineering. His duties as director began Jan 1, 2021.

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IT Students Help Promote Missouri Bicentennial

Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday this year, and students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are helping get the party started. The students—in Chip Gubera’s Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Design I class—have created video clips to launch Missouri 2021, the state's bicentennial celebration.

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Computer Science Student Credits Class for Internship

A computer science student credits an advanced course for helping him snag an internship in software engineering. That’s because the interview process included a technical section covering topics he learned in Computer Science/Information Technology 3330.

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Kirkland Graduates with Bachelor’s in Information Technology, Thanks to Online Option

There were times James Kirkland wasn’t sure he’d graduate. A move out of state and subsequent transfer to Mizzou, work obligations and medical emergencies in his family caused a few bumps in the road along the way. But today, Kirkland receives a bachelor’s in information technology, thanks to the program’s 100% online option.