The College of Engineering established the Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference (DEPC) in 2017 to recognize diversity organizations and diverse students while promoting the college’s core college values of integrity, excellence and collaboration. Several student organizations, under the leadership of Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Initiatives Tojan Rahhal, launched the first conference in 2017 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
25 girls from grades six through eight participated in this camp, which included a bevy of classes, presentations and activities intended to spark their interest in STEM.
Fang Wang is looking to make MU classrooms more inclusive, and with the help of her recent UM System Inclusive Teaching Award, she’s closer to her goal.
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.
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.
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.