Missouri Compacts: Student Success, Page 28

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Creativity-based curriculum to build on initial success

Mizzou Engineering’s Heather K. Hunt and Ferris Pfeiffer, Theater’s Suzanne Burgoyne, and Education’s Johannes Strobel are the investigators on NSF-funded project “Creativity throughout the Curriculum: Educational Practices to Build the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow.”

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Mizzou Engineering Student Council lands key first-time achievement

Mizzou Engineering’s top Pillar of Pursuit — Educating Engineering Leaders — manifests itself in a multitude of ways. One way our students get world-class leadership skills is through the Mizzou Engineering Student Council (MESC), and two of its members recently built upon that foundation at the National Association of Engineering Student Councils’ (NAESC) Engineering Leadership Summit at Colorado State University.

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Trio of engineers earn top MU academic honor

A trio of Mizzou Engineering students earned a University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction recently in honor of their tremendous success in the classroom. The awardees, with their majors and faculty mentors, were Sarah Gebken, Luke Guerdan and Julie Nguyen.


A blueprint for Solar Decathlon success

For Megan Wahlquist, the moment of triumph wasn’t the award presentation. It wasn’t when she and her cohorts deftly answered every question from the panel of judges. It wasn’t even the round of congratulatory handshakes from industry professionals.

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College honors next generation of engineering leaders

The University of Missouri College of Engineering recognized more than 500 graduate and undergraduate students for their academic success at the Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

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Graduate takes Mizzou Engineering’s ‘bridge to a higher level’

Mizzou Engineering seniors followed all kinds of paths to get to the same destination — Saturday’s commencement ceremony at Mizzou Arena. They come from a variety of backgrounds, have achieved success in different ways and have developed expertise in a multitude of areas.


Engineering’s Nguyen turns success into Gold(water)

Julie Nguyen is one of just 496 students nationwide to earn a prestigious scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

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Mizzou senior’s NSF Graduate Fellowship a dream achieved

As a freshman, Mizzou Engineering undergraduate Sarah Gebken set a lofty goal — earn a spot National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program her senior year. The NSF GRFP is the oldest fellowship in the nation supporting graduate research, and it provides funding for outstanding students pursuing research-based graduate degrees at accredited universities nationwide.

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College opens door for second annual Research Day showcase

Each year, Mizzou Engineering opens its doors to showcase the great work going on in its labs — work that has tremendous benefit and impact locally and globally.

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Don’t sleep on RJI Student Competition winner NewSnooze

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