Teaching symposium highlights inclusivity principles

Teaching symposium highlights inclusivity principles

Enhancing inclusivity in teaching and classrooms was the primary focus of the College’s annual Symposium on Engineering Teaching Excellence, held Friday, Dec. 10 as a hybrid online and in-person event. The Dean’s Council on Teaching Excellence organized the symposium to help Engineering instructors enhance their classroom environment through inclusive teaching methods. Roger Fales, associate dean […]

S-STEM Scholarship provides holistic support to new students

S-STEM Scholarship provides holistic support to new students

CEE S-STEM Scholars listen to project leaders during a Meet and Greet event held earlier this semester. A new scholarship program within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering provides students with more than tuition money. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the five-year, million-dollar Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) project also [...]
Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Inspired at Mizzou, alumna now on faculty at Tongji University

Zhang After earning a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Siyang “Sandy” Zhang received a lucrative job offer in industry. “It was so stable, that I could see my whole life until retirement,” she said. Fate had other plans. At the last minute, Zhang decided she’d rather continue her education and see what else she could [...]
Civil Engineering alumnus joins faculty of Indian Institute of Technology

Civil Engineering alumnus joins faculty of Indian Institute of Technology

Bharadwai Equipped with a PhD in transportation engineering and inspired by teaching and research in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nipjyoti Bharadwaj has joined the faculty at a prestigious university in India. As an assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, he will focus his research on developing a safer transportation network [...]
Mizzou Engineer studies trail bridges as part of E4C Fellowship

Mizzou Engineer studies trail bridges as part of E4C Fellowship

Abdul Rashid Mussah studied trail bridges as part of an Engineering 4 Change Fellowship. Trail bridges that connect remote communities are working, a Mizzou Engineer has found. Abdul Rashid Mussah, a PhD candidate in civil engineering, investigated the effectiveness of the structures as part of a prestigious fellowship with Engineering 4 Change. During his five-month [...]
EECS department hosts retreat around inclusivity, diversity, equity

EECS department hosts retreat around inclusivity, diversity, equity

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science hosted an Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity workshop on Oct. 18. The half-day event included panel discussions, breakout discussions and a keynote address from former EECS faculty member Gregory Triplett. During opening remarks, Dean Noah Manring reminded EECS faculty of the College’s mission of educational excellence. “We educate [...]
Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Solving issues around global hunger will require collaboration among diverse groups approaching the problem from multiple angles. That was one take-away from a presentation Mizzou’s Kiruba Krishnaswamy gave on Aug. 26 at a webinar hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The presentation was part of AAAS’s Making & Innovation Showcase, [...]
Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Roland Oruche, a PhD student in computer science, has been named a GEM Associate Fellow by the National GEM Consortium. The fellowship recognizes individuals from diverse backgrounds for outstanding graduate work and great potential for success in the future. “Having been accepted for this fellowship gives me the opportunity to not only make a substantial [...]
Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference uplifts underrepresented students

Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference uplifts underrepresented students

Several Mizzou Engineering student groups organized the 4th Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference (DEPC), held on Saturday, April 17. Participants heard from underrepresented voices in STEM fields, including those whose careers or primary goal are to speak out on issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Korie Grayson, the conference’s keynote speaker, spoke on both her […]

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