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A Gift of Life

A Gift of Life

In December 2019, the paths of two Mizzou families were linked forever as one Mizzou employee, Jami Thompson, gave the priceless gift of life by donating a kidney to a co-worker’s son, Tavian, just in time for Christmas. As Sandra Brown, Tavian’s mother, said on the Team Tavian blog, “We were co-workers until this summer […]

St. Pat’s Board: Working Hard to Have Fun

St. Pat’s Board: Working Hard to Have Fun

Mizzou engineering students, staff and faculty are gearing up for all of the fun events and activities slated for Engineers’ Week March 6 – 14, the culmination of more than six months of research and planning by members of the Engineers’ Club-St. Pat’s Board. Seniors Ola Babalola and Justin Yarbrough were named co-presidents of 2020 […]

The 5G Experience

The 5G Experience

This spring semester, 19 University of Missouri students are participating in a new immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course will explore the impact of wireless technology on college campuses and beyond. The course, “Connectivity and 5G” uses a multidisciplinary approach with students and instructors from a variety of fields of study including […]

The End of Moore’s Law

The End of Moore’s Law

As our electronic devices continue to grow in power and shrink in size, the semiconductor industry has been challenged to increase the number of transistors per unit. For 50 years, the industry has basically observed Moore’s Law, named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore. He observed in 1965 that the number of transistors per silicon chip […]

Cultural Immersion Lunch: Celebration of Black Women in Engineering One of College’s Best

Cultural Immersion Lunch: Celebration of Black Women in Engineering One of College’s Best

To finish out Women in Engineering Week and celebrate Black History Month, the College of Engineering held a cultural immersion lunch to highlight black women engineers. The lunch, held Feb. 21, was more interactive than past lunches and was one of the most well attended the College has had in recent years. About 30 students […]

Smartphones, smart cars, smart… bandages?

Smartphones, smart cars, smart… bandages?

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Nerve damage that leads to a loss of feeling or numbness in the feet is a big problem for the millions of Americans living with diabetes. As a result, foot ulcers can go untreated leading to infections and even amputations. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri are developing a bandage with “smart” […]

NSBE Honored with Coretta Scott King Organization of the Year Award

NSBE Honored with Coretta Scott King Organization of the Year Award

MU’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers won its first Coretta Scott King Organization of the Year Award at the MU NAACP Image Awards. The MU chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people held its university-based Image Awards Feb. 17, which are similar to the national organization’s award ceremony. […]

MU alumni give $2 million gift to NextGen Precision Health Institute

MU alumni give $2 million gift to NextGen Precision Health Institute

A $2 million gift from University of Missouri alumni will support the university’s NextGen Precision Health Institute, the capital priority for the state’s flagship campus. University officials celebrated the gift from Mike Brown, a 1979 MU graduate, and his wife Millie Brown, a 1982 graduate. “We are grateful for Mike and Millie’s tremendous support,” MU […]

Women in Engineering Week: Shining a Light on Diversity

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 […]

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

MU Students Develop Tool to Fight Fakery

Imagine watching a video from a presidential candidate on your favorite political blog, only to find out later that the candidate not only disavows the video but claims she never made the video in the first place. These so-called “deepfake videos,” which use fabricated photos and audio, are among the biggest challenges facing the news […]

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