Biomedical Biological and Chemical Engineering, Page 11

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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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Nearing a new generation of pain management

Treatment of chronic pain, diabetes, nerve damage and many other debilitating diseases that affect millions globally would benefit from medicine and pain management methods targeting the source of the pain. And an interdisciplinary team, including Mizzou Engineering’s Yi Zhang, is one step closer to making such a breakthrough a reality.

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Army Ants wrap up an incredible year of FIRST Robotics

Army Ants, Columbia’s FIRST Robotics team, recently wrapped a tremendous academic year. The organization includes nearly 40 students from Columbia Public Schools alongside several adult mentors. That’s where Mizzou Engineering comes in. Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering Professor Kevin Gillis has been a mentor for the organization since its foundation in 2011, including spending several years as its chief mentor.

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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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Quintet shines at Research and Creative Activities Forum

Five Mizzou Engineering graduate students participated in the Research and Creative Activities Forum on Friday at Jesse Hall. The event was sponsored by the MU Graduate Professional Council, and the forum’s stated goal is “to showcase research and creative activities while providing valuable experience and feedback.”

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Career Fair: Opportunity knocks for Mizzou Engineers

Attending the career fair was beneficial in more ways than connecting undergraduate Celestene Sebag with companies. It allowed her the opportunity to promote herself and to gain valuable interviewing and networking skills.

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Studying behavior could lead to sustainability solutions

At first blush, Damon Hall’s office looks somewhat out of place. Tucked in the Natural Resources Building, his shelves are lined with the kind of reading material seemingly more suited for psychology or sociology. Looks, however, can be deceiving.

Carly Garrow stands on a stone balcony. Behind her, the red roofs of Heidelberg, Germany, and halfway up the mountain is the Heidelberger Schloss.

Going global pays off for Mizzou Engineering alum Garrow

If you want an example of how studying abroad can expand horizons and provide students with global experience that employers desire, take Mizzou Engineering alumna Carly Garrow.