STEM Scholars

Mizzou Engineering STEM Scholars Program shows promising results

A scholarship program that began for civil and environmental engineering students in 2021 has proven so successful, it’s being expanded to other engineering majors. And eventually, the coordinator, Professor Vellore Gopalaratnam, would like a see a similar support system for students studying other STEM programs across Mizzou.

STEM Cubs - June 2022

STEM Cubs branches out

STEM Cubs, MU’s popular science, technology, engineering and mathematics day camp, is back. The program recently expanded to include middle schoolers, and nearly 80 students attended last weekend's sessions.

Prof. Vellore Gopalaratnam

Student Success Focus of NSF Grant

A five-year project that started Jan. 1, 2020 seeks to increase the recruitment and retention of high-achieving undergraduates and graduate students from low-income backgrounds to earn degrees in civil engineering. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program.