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Easley takes top spot at industrial engineering research competition

Senior Madeline Easley took first place in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering’s annual Undergraduate Research Competition.

Mizzou Racing and Mizzou Electric Racing cars

Mizzou Racing and Mizzou Electric Racing drive at fall competitions

Faster than fast and classic Mizzou—Mizzou Racing secured third place with their combustion car in Kansas at the first Formula Wheat event, hosted by the Kansas State Formula SAE team Powercat Motorsports, earlier this fall.


Community service proves life-changing for Mizzou Engineering STEM Scholars

Want to see engineering coursework come to life? Need a way to release stress and anxiety? Want to transform your life? Get involved in community service. That’s what a group of Mizzou Engineering students have learned as part of the STEM Scholars. The program, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a holistic scholarship that includes not only academic support but also one-on-one mentoring and volunteer opportunities. STEM Scholars have packaged food at The Food Bank, picked up trash along the Missouri River and, this fall, painted the interior of a house for Habitat for Humanity.


Students learn what it means to ‘live without limits’ at national Society of Women Engineers conference

Members of the Mizzou Society of Women Engineers Nine Mizzou Engineers traveled to Los Angeles in October to explore career paths, network with professionals and learn what it means to live without limits. Members of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) attended WE23, the organization’s national conference, which attracted more than 20,000 attendees. “The theme…


Team places second in National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency competition

A team from the University of Missouri Institute for Data Science and Informatics (IDSI) and Data Science and Analytics (DSA) program recently placed second in the National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency’s Geo-Hack for Humanity.


Once doubtful of his engineering abilities, Toler now soaring to the stars

As a freshman, Toler avoided engineering out of fear that it would be too difficult, but quickly discovered that what he was afraid was also what he enjoyed most.


Passion for AI brings international student to Mizzou Engineering

For international student Ashwin Dhakal, the opportunities of AI symbolize the transformative experiences and personal growth he’s had at MU.

Anjola Ojo and Rob McKnight with AIChE Award

Mizzou AIChE earns outstanding student chapter award at national conference

Mizzou AIChE, a local chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, was recently selected as an Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2022-2023 academic year. The award was conferred at the national Annual Student Conference earlier this month.

TigerHacks planning committee members

Photo Album: TigerHacks 2023

Each November, engineering students host TigerHacks, Mizzou’s largest hackathon. This year's theme was Media. More than 255 students attended, creating 59 projects over the course of the weekend.


Once skeptical about college, first-generation freshman carving own path

Lane Duncan Throughout high school, Lane Duncan was on the fence about whether to go to college. It wasn’t for lack of focus, rather Duncan is interested in a lot of areas. Music. Photography. Entrepreneurship. Gaming. “I actually wanted to try to become a musician,” said Duncan, who’s from Springfield, Missouri. “My dad was always…