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Future Engineers choose Mizzou on Decision Day

High school seniors today are making one of the most significant choices of their lives: It’s Decision Day.

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Protect yourself from would-be hackers

Organizations across the country this spring are turning to Mizzou Engineering’s Prasad Calyam, director of the college’s Center for Cyber Education, Research and Infrastructure, for his expertise on keeping cloud-based platforms secure but still functional as more users access systems in healthcare, education and government.

Shubhra Gangopadhyay and Dong Xu

Two faculty members inducted into AIMBE

Two Mizzou Engineering faculty members have been inducted into an elite organization comprised of 2% of all medical and biological engineers.

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IT faculty share tips for effective remote learning

Information Technology faculty at Mizzou Engineering spent two years designing and developing coursework in order to start offering a bachelor’s degree entirely online this past fall.

Andrew Moore (left) and Kaitlyn Zahn

The 5G Experience

This spring semester, 19 University of Missouri students are participating in a new immersive 5G course in partnership with AT&T. The course will explore the impact of wireless technology on college campuses and beyond.

Andrew Kammerich

Internships Prepare IT Grad for Employment

One of the MU Engineering students who crossed the stage during commencement ceremonies at the Hearnes Center Dec. 13 started work as a full-time employee at Shelter Insurance in Columbia less than a month later. M. Andrew Kammerich earned dual degrees in information technology (IT) and digital storytelling from MU and says the combination is a perfect fit for his new role as a user experience (UX) designer for Shelter Insurance.

Mizzou NSBE members

Mizzou NSBE Named Top Chapter, Again

The Mizzou chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) continued to garner accolades at the Region 5 Fall Conference in St. Louis Oct. 24-27. For the fifth year in a row, the Mizzou NSBE chapter was selected as the ‘Missouri Zone Most Outstanding Chapter,’ encompassing Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota.

Alternative break students

Student Volunteers Make New Connections

Sophia Wilson has gained a new appreciation for life in small-town Missouri. The Dallas, Texas native was among more than 100 MU students who left campus Nov. 2 to participate in Mizzou Alternative Breaks service trips across Missouri. Wilson and her peers spent the weekend in Brunswick, Missouri, a rural community in Chariton County known as the “Pecan Capital of Missouri.”

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Internship Success: McChesney shines with Bantam Technologies

MU Information Technology senior Ryan McChesney maximized his engineering and leadership skills this summer, landing an internship with Bantam Technologies in Kansas City, Mo. Learn a little more about his internship in his own words.


Shelter provides support to computing, IT student orgs

Getting involved with student organizations not only helps companies recruit high-quality interns and full-time hires, but also helps faculty and students adjust to the needs of an ever-changing workforce. That’s why Shelter Insurance recently made a donation to support three Computer Science/Information Technology student organizations at Mizzou.