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MU Professor Appears in Federal Code

MU Professor Appears in Federal Code

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Glenn Washer has earned a unique distinction: appearing by name in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. As required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act signed by President Obama in 2012, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) was tasked with updating the National Bridge Inspection Standards […]

Banquet Celebrates Excellence

Banquet Celebrates Excellence

Mizzou Engineering’s Office of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives (DOI) and the MU Center for Academic Excellence and Success hosted the third-annual Pursuit of Excellence (POE) Banquet Dec. 3. This banquet celebrates outstanding students, faculty and staff from Mizzou Engineering and offers an opportunity to inspire and congratulate members of the engineering community. During the banquet, […]

Research has Implications for Aging, Arthritis and Osteoporosis

Research has Implications for Aging, Arthritis and Osteoporosis

It is well-known that a lack of physical activity can cause bone loss or fractures in elderly people, bedridden patients or even sedentary youth. That’s because bone mass is regulated, in part, by mechanical stimuli. Similar to muscles, bones add mass when they are mechanically loaded via physical activity but will lose mass if immobilized […]

Business-savvy Engineering Students Compete to Win $30,000 in Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Program

Business-savvy Engineering Students Compete to Win $30,000 in Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator Program

The Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator competition gives students with unique, innovative business ideas a chance to win $30,000 to make their ideas come to life. EQ is an UM System-wide competition where young entrepreneurs from all four institutions compete within their schools for a top three spot for the initial $30,000. Then, the finalists […]

College Sends Seven Students to Grace Hopper Celebration

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. The conference had over 28,000 attendees and was held Oct. 1 to Oct. 4 in Orlando, Florida. The seven students, Omiya Hassan, Carter Landis, Sophie Nedelco, […]

Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

Women in Engineering Week Empowers Women in STEM

The Fantastic Lego Ladies displayed their robots and interacted with COE students to see successful women pursuing engineering. Women in Engineering Week is a celebration of female accomplishments in STEM, empowering students through awareness and education. Each semester the College of Engineering hosts a week in honor of women in engineering with events to have [...]
Lafferre Receives Distinguished Service Award

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. Lafferre retired in 1993 as Vice President of Operations for Monsanto Chemical. […]

Students Develop Innovative, Artistic Technology in Third Annual TigerHacks Competition

Students Develop Innovative, Artistic Technology in Third Annual TigerHacks Competition

Programmers and techies camped out for 36 hours in Lafferre Hall this weekend racing to complete apps and develop new hardware at the 2019 TigerHacks hackathon. The competition challenges students from across Missouri to create innovative projects using their computer science and information technology skills. With about 230 hackers and over 8,000 collective hours of […]

Mizzou NSBE Named Top Chapter, Again

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. […]

Student Volunteers Make New Connections

Student Volunteers Make New Connections

Sophia Wilson has gained a new appreciation for life in small-town Missouri. The Dallas, Texas native was among more than 100 MU students who left campus Nov. 2 to participate in Mizzou Alternative Breaks service trips across Missouri. Wilson and her peers spent the weekend in Brunswick, Missouri, a rural community in Chariton County known […]

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