Join us for a fun hands-on way to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). In the past, students have worked on projects like building a structurally sound bridge, developing coating for pills, understanding features of buoyancy and static electricity, creating towers, and more.
UMKC’s new Innovation Studio is housed within the recently opened Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center, the newest addition to the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering.
Since voters agreed on funding a General Obligation bond, the city has started a 20 year, $150 million project to repair Kansas City sidewalks. Pilot programs are being launched to find new ways of creating more efficient sidewalks, including the help of UMKC students.
The Innovation Studio is housed within a brand-new facility – the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise and Research Center – just opened in 2021.
The Engineering Management senior design classes and Industrial-Organizational Psychology MS program partner with Phelps Health to help the organization address a community health issue. Undergraduate and graduate students provide consultation and data are collected by the instructors to study the effectiveness of this new practicum structure.
Eight students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) participated in a summer program at Missouri S&T that is designed to encourage engineering students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies.
Landmarks, green spaces, roads and walkways are all components of the Arrival District
This new interdisciplinary program will help prepare students for focused careers in natural science, water resource, conservation, environmental engineering, hydrology, and wastewater.