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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 [...]
Mizzou alumnus honors family with $1.7 million in recent gifts

Mizzou alumnus honors family with $1.7 million in recent gifts

Today University of Missouri officials announced two gifts from an alumnus and his wife to honor his family’s legacy and long-time support of Missouri’s flagship university. Ken Donohew, a 1967 industrial engineering graduate, and his wife, Ellen Kippel, recently gave $1.7 million, bringing his lifetime giving to more than $3 million. “At Mizzou, education and […]

Mizzou Engineering’s Inclusivity Center turns one

Mizzou Engineering’s Inclusivity Center turns one

The center, which opened in 2017, launched as a welcoming space for students, faculty and staff within the College of Engineering. The program is spearheaded by Director of Diversity and Outreach Initiatives Tojan Rahhal, who began her work with the space back in March 2017.

Engineering gets boost from Inclusive Excellence plan

Engineering gets boost from Inclusive Excellence plan

The College of Engineering recently received grants totaling $355,770 as part of the UM System and MU Inclusive Excellence plan to support a variety of inclusivity efforts within the College.

STEM Cubs sees record-setting attendance

STEM Cubs sees record-setting attendance

Last weekend, Lafferre Hall played host to 120+ students for the third edition of STEM Cubs, the free engineering day camp that illustrates the importance of exploratory and experiential learning in science, technology, engineering and math for students from kindergarten through fifth grade.  

Find Your EDGEs finds a third-place prize

Find Your EDGEs finds a third-place prize

Find Your EDGEs combines the expertise areas of both of its founders — engineering for Tojan Rahhal and social science for Miguel Ayllon — in order to provide hands-on training in leadership, diversity and project management skills in a global context.

Daughter Engineering Day showcases STEM to young women

Daughter Engineering Day showcases STEM to young women

The goal of the event is to showcase the field of engineering and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers to girls in grades six through nine and their parents. Women are typically underrepresented in engineering careers, and events such as Daughter Engineering Day seek to help grow the number of women in the field by developing an early interest.

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