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Lisa Crader and Peyton Flewelling

Women in Engineering Week: Shining a Light on Diversity

The MU College of Engineering is a welcoming, inclusive college, and that message was the theme and the focus of Women in Engineering (WIE) Week, Feb. 17 – 21. Events got underway Feb. 17 with a kick-off social in Lafferre Hall, where Mizzou Engineering students had an opportunity to meet with the leaders of several student organizations that are co-sponsoring WIE Week this semester.

MAB students

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 on trips around the country to volunteer at various places in need.

Sophie Nedelco and Paul Orton

College Sends Seven Students to Grace Hopper Celebration

The College of Engineering sent seven computer science and information technology students to the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration, which is the largest gathering of female technologists in the world.

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Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

Women in Engineering Week is a celebration of female accomplishments in STEM, empowering students through awareness and education.

Mizzou NSBE members

Mizzou NSBE Named Top Chapter, Again

The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) continued to garner accolades at the Region 5 Fall Conference in St. Louis Oct. 24-27. For the fifth year in a row, the Mizzou NSBE chapter was selected as the ‘Missouri Zone Most Outstanding Chapter,’ encompassing Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota.

Engineering Diversity Collaborative

College hosts third annual Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference

The Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference, or DEPC, is the only of its kind in the nation, making the College of Engineering a key leader in diversity and inclusion initiatives across college campuses. The conference, held Saturday, Oct. 26, is an inclusive space for engineering students of all backgrounds to develop themselves professionally as well as interact with employers who value diversity.

Ken Donohew, Dean Loboa, Ellen Kippel

Mizzou alumnus honors family with $1.7 million in recent gifts

Today University of Missouri officials announced two gifts from an alumnus and his wife to honor his family’s legacy and long-time support of Missouri’s flagship university. Ken Donohew, a 1967 industrial engineering graduate, and his wife, Ellen Kippel, recently gave $1.7 million, bringing his lifetime giving to more than $3 million.

A boy and a girl collaborate on a project while a counselor looks on.

STEM Cubs ignites students’ curiosity for engineering

The College of Engineering’s STEM Cubs had students from kindergarten through fifth grade roaring about STEM. STEM Cubs is a day camp aimed at increasing access to science, technology, engineering and math for lower income and underrepresented minority students. Held three times a year, the fall edition focused on structure building. The camp incorporates STEM concepts into fun activities that resonant with students and show them these seemingly challenging subjects are exciting and doable.

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College celebrates latest Dean’s, MEP fellowship recipients

The College of Engineering celebrated its newest recipients of the Dean’s Engineering Excellence Fellowship and the Multicultural Engineering Program Graduate Fellowship with a luncheon recently.

Janae Bradley holding the Dr. Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Support Fellowship plaque.

Mizzou Engineering’s Bradley earns esteemed graduate fellowship

Fifth-year Biomedical, Biological & Chemical Engineering doctoral candidate Janae Bradley recently earned the 2019 Dr. Donald M. Suggs Dissertation Support Fellowship.