EECS department hosts retreat around inclusivity, diversity, equity

EECS department hosts retreat around inclusivity, diversity, equity

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science hosted an Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity workshop on Oct. 18. The half-day event included panel discussions, breakout discussions and a keynote address from former EECS faculty member Gregory Triplett. During opening remarks, Dean Noah Manring reminded EECS faculty of the College’s mission of educational excellence. “We educate [...]
Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Researcher helps AAAS, HBCU group envision a zero hunger world

Solving issues around global hunger will require collaboration among diverse groups approaching the problem from multiple angles. That was one take-away from a presentation Mizzou’s Kiruba Krishnaswamy gave on Aug. 26 at a webinar hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The presentation was part of AAAS’s Making & Innovation Showcase, [...]
Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Oruche receives prestigious GEM Associate Fellowship

Roland Oruche, a PhD student in computer science, has been named a GEM Associate Fellow by the National GEM Consortium. The fellowship recognizes individuals from diverse backgrounds for outstanding graduate work and great potential for success in the future. “Having been accepted for this fellowship gives me the opportunity to not only make a substantial [...]
Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference uplifts underrepresented students

Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference uplifts underrepresented students

Several Mizzou Engineering student groups organized the 4th Diverse Engineering Professionals Conference (DEPC), held on Saturday, April 17. Participants heard from underrepresented voices in STEM fields, including those whose careers or primary goal are to speak out on issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Korie Grayson, the conference’s keynote speaker, spoke on both her […]

Engineering IDE Faculty Fellows Announced

Engineering IDE Faculty Fellows Announced

Mizzou Engineering named four Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity (IDE) Faculty Fellows for the 2021 calendar year. These appointments are part of the College’s enhanced commitment to better serve underrepresented communities and to create a more welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff. The four IDE Faculty Fellows for 2021 are: Ye Duan, associate professor […]

MU Alumna is Role Model for Women Engineers

MU Alumna is Role Model for Women Engineers

Sharon Langenbeck, BS ’74, MS ’76, PhD ’79, took an opportunity to support future Mizzou Engineers. She came back in 2019 to give a guest lecture about her experiences while at Mizzou and to meet with engineering students, faculty and staff. Now, in addition to Sharon being a role model for women engineers, she has […]

Kauffman Scholar Success at Mizzou

Kauffman Scholar Success at Mizzou

Justina Wilkins believed attending college was essential, even in 6th grade when selected as a Kauffman Scholar. She knew her hard work would pay off once she went to college. “Staying with the program took a large amount of determination and persistence,” Wilkins said. “I did not have stress-free summer breaks as I studied for […]

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