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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.

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ASEE recognizes Mizzou Engineering for commitment to diversity, inclusion

The American Society for Engineering Education recently launched their Diversity Recognition Program to recognize schools and colleges of engineering for their commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ASEE selected Mizzou Engineering for a Bronze Level award, the highest given out in this recognition cycle.

Portrait: Reg Rogers

By sharing life lessons, Mizzou’s Rogers shapes future engineers

The mindset of a survivor informs Reg Roger's life’s work as a researcher and educator. And his drive to pass on what he’s learned to future generations of engineers from all backgrounds recently earned him the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award.

Two young Chinese women perform a round fan dance.

Mizzou Engineering hosts annual China Night celebration

The College of Engineering hosted its annual China Night on Tuesday, Feb. 26, to bring in the Chinese New Year and honor Chinese heritage. Held in Ketcham Auditorium, more than 50 attendees saw performances, ate traditional Chinese cuisine and competed in a lively trivia game. The performances by MU’s Confucius Institute included Tai Chi and Shaolin boxing demonstrations, as well as a round fan dance.

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Engineering celebrates women with annual Women in Engineering Week

The College of Engineering hosted Women in Engineering (WIE) Week to highlight the value of female engineers and bring awareness to the extra challenges they face. From Feb. 18-26, the College held daily events welcome to all students aimed at building community throughout engineering. These included a Green Dot training session, a panel about preparing STEM for women and a Society of Women Engineers (SWE) meeting.