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Thomas Lafferre

Lafferre Receives Distinguished Service Award

The Mizzou Alumni Association recently presented Thomas H. Lafferre, BS ME ’56, its 64th Annual Distinguished Service Award. Established in 1956, the Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding service by an individual whose sustained efforts and support have added to the excellence of MU.

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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.

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

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 patient care. The grants were announced at an awards ceremony on Nov. 5 at the MU School of Medicine.

Melinda Groves

Emerging engineer Melinda Groves spends summer at NASA

Senior Melinda Groves spent this past summer interning at one of the nation’s most iconic federal agencies: NASA. Working as a mechanical engineering intern, Groves was based at the NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as part of the Icing Research group.

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Students have chance to mingle with scholarship donors at annual dinner

The MU College of Engineering has awarded 547 students more than $1.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year. The recipients had an opportunity to meet and mingle with the friends and faculty of the College who fund their scholarships at the annual scholarship dinner at Memorial Union.

Dean Loboa and Jim Fitterling

Mizzou alumnus gives $6 million gift to Precision Health Institute

A $6 million gift from Jim Fitterling, BS ’83 mechanical engineering, is one of the first major gifts from an individual donor for the NextGen Precision Health Institute, the capital priority for the state’s flagship campus.

Langley measures a section of flooring while wearing a safety vest.

Internship Success: Langley designs her future at Wehmiller Design Group

MU Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering undergraduate Caroline Langley maximized her engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing a co-op with Barry Wehmiller Design Group in St. Louis.

Korol stands near a series of machines.

Internship Success: Korol makes mark at MURR

MU Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering undergraduate Mark Korol maximized his engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing a reactor oprerations internship with the MU Research Reactor.

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MU showcases nuclear strengths by hosting key stakeholder meeting

Whenever some of the top minds in any given industry gather in a specific location, that place typically has some level of importance to the industry. That’s why playing host to the U.S. High Performance Research Reactor (USHPRR) Stakeholder Meeting is such a big deal for Mizzou and the MU College of Engineering.

A man speaks behind a podium.

Mizzou Engineering hosts prestigious AmeriMech Symposium

Mizzou Engineering, in conjunction with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine and the U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, hosted the AmeriMech Symposium: Non-reciprocal and Topological Wave Phenomena in Solids and Fluids recently.