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Explore opportunities at the Spring 2024 Mizzou Engineering Career Fair

Meet engineers and hiring managers from top firms and organizations. Learn about career opportunities. Firm up plans for internships and employment this summer. It’s all happening at the Mizzou Engineering 2024 Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, at Mizzou Rec.


Mizzou Engineering celebrates graduates at December Commencement

More than 200 students graduated from Mizzou Engineering this past weekend. Interim Dean Praveen Edara joined Curator Robin Wenneker to confer degrees at the Saturday, Dec. 16, Commencement ceremony at the Hearnes Center.


Honors College Spotlight: Felix Wang

Felix Wang has made sure to make the most of his time at the University of Missouri. The senior graduated in December with two degrees – English and information technology – as well as the Honors Certificate. Wang also took part in a study abroad experience in Ireland and has participated in multiple undergraduate research projects.

Sergio Pico-Vazquez poses in front of Jesse Hall in graduation gown.

Mizzou Diversity graduate spotlight: Sergio Pico-Vazquez

Sergio Pico-Vazquez, graduating senior studying information technology within the College of Engineering, reflects on his experience with Men of Color, Honor and Ambition (MOCHA), and how the program has instilled confidence in him.  


IT students develop motion graphics for local non-profits, organizations

An image from a short video clip produced by students in Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Design I. Mizzou Engineering's Information Technology students continue to engage in valuable opportunities that allow them to apply technical expertise to real-world projects. Each year, Chip Gubera connects students in his Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Design I class…

Students showcasing prototypes of their Capstone project.

Engineering an edge

Football and engineering might not seem like a likely couple, but students in Mizzou’s College of Engineering are using their technical know-how to design safer and more comfortable football equipment for the ninth-ranked Tigers.


Prasanna receives UPE Academic Achievement Award

Shivika Prasanna, a Ph.D. student in computer science, has received a prestigious Academic Achievement Award from Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE).


NROTC celebrates Change of Command, retirement ceremony

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps at the University of Missouri celebrated a Change of Command and retirement ceremony on Friday. Captain David W. Dry, who has served as commander of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit Missouri since 2019, has retired and was officially relieved of duties by Captain Thomas A. Ulmer.

From top left to bottom right: Jacob Dodge, Sally Chen, Blake Miller, Mary Todd, Jack Shultz, Abigail Penfield, Trent Foster, Frances Swayne and Michelle Atkinson

Mizzou Engineers reflect on college experience ahead of commencement

At Mizzou Engineering, we believe that exploration expands everyone's perspectives. Fearlessly asking questions and finding opportunities for hands-on learning is what we do every day. Now, another class of graduates is ready to use that experience as they begin their careers.


Expanding expertise, Michelle Atkinson earns degree in electrical engineering

Michelle Atkinson decided to become an engineer after beginning her career as a registered nurse. She saw how electricity and technology were affecting the nursing field, and decided to go back to school to continue learning and asking questions about how technology is impacting the world.