Getting her hands dirty

Getting her hands dirty

By Marcus Wilkins Every Saturday morning, as the Mid-Missouri sun gleams off vendors’ tents and the aromas of breakfast burritos mingle with wildflowers, handmade soap and fresh produce, Veronica Fritz surveys the bustling scene and smiles. The 2021 Udall Scholar feels right at home among the artisans and agronomists at the Columbia Farmers Market where […]

Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering an Olympic Opportunity

Engineering spans into almost every part of one’s daily life. For senior Sarah Thompson, this includes being a student-athlete on the Mizzou swim team. The biological engineering major enjoys learning the science behind being a better swimmer, including biology, fluid mechanics and materials science. “It’s cool to see the connections of how you can use […]

Engineering students among 2020 Award for Academic Distinction Winners

Engineering students among 2020 Award for Academic Distinction Winners

Sharanya Kumar and Abigail Beckerdite Abigail Beckerdite and Sharanya Kumar, both seniors in biological engineering, were presented with the University of Missouri’s Award for Academic Distinction on Wednesday, April 15. The annual Award for Academic Distinction goes to the most promising undergraduates at Mizzou and recognizes their efforts to improve the intellectual and academic culture [...]

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