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Internships Prepare IT Grad for Employment

Internships Prepare IT Grad for Employment

One of the MU Engineering students who crossed the stage during commencement ceremonies at the Hearnes Center Dec. 13 started work as a full-time employee at Shelter Insurance in Columbia less than a month later. M. Andrew Kammerich earned dual degrees in information technology (IT) and digital storytelling from MU and says the combination is […]

Garmin Visit Inspires MU Students

Garmin Visit Inspires MU Students

MU Engineering students who visited the Garmin International headquarters pose for a group photo during a tour of the company's campus in Olathe, Kansas. MU Engineering students had an opportunity to test flight simulators, learn how a leading technology company creates and markets GPS navigation and wearable technology, meet alumni working at the company and [...]
Students Recognized for Work Ethic

Students Recognized for Work Ethic

Hard work is paying off for more than a dozen MU students employed by Campus Dining Services, all of whom have been awarded scholarships for the spring 2020 semester. Campus Dining Services held its annual Student Employee of the Year Scholarship Contest last fall, and 14 students were selected by their management teams for the […]

May The Force Be With Them

May The Force Be With Them

Forty students from Columbia’s high schools, along with family members and other invited guests, met at the MU Agricultural Engineering Building Saturday for an Army Ants breakfast and game-reveal event. The gathering was the official kickoff to “Build Season” for the Army Ants robotics team, which is sponsored by the College of Engineering. The Army […]

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

New MU engineering grant hopes to boost retention and graduation rate

The Civil and Environmental Engineering program at MU has received almost $1 million in funding to help boost retention and graduation rates of low-income and underrepresented students in the department. The National Science Foundation’s grant was awarded in December to Vellore Gopalaratnam, a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. It aims to increase […]

Weightless Wonderland: Mizzou Engineering Team Does Research in Zero Gravity

Weightless Wonderland: Mizzou Engineering Team Does Research in Zero Gravity

A research experiment by a Mizzou Engineering team in a zero-gravity environment could lead to the development of an efficient method of harvesting water in space. With funding from NASA, the project aims to contribute to future missions to Mars and beyond and for the crew members on the International Space Station (ISS). From William […]

Tactile map near Jesse Hall invites inclusion

Tactile map near Jesse Hall invites inclusion

A new tactile map installed near Jesse Hall is the first of its kind for MU. The map, unveiled Dec. 3 to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, features hard plastic versions of the buildings on the Northwest quadrant of campus, from McReynolds to Tate Hall. The map was created by MU’s 3D […]

Engineering Graduates Prepared to Make Their Mark

Engineering Graduates Prepared to Make Their Mark

College of Engineering Dean Elizabeth Loboa told 272 graduating seniors that engineering lives on the frontiers of science and technology, and their mission—as engineers, as scientists and as researchers is to go into the world and extend the frontiers of knowledge. The College held its 2019 Commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 in the Hearnes Center. Following […]

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, […]

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 […]

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