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My experiences studying abroad in China: Shanghai

Filed in Blog, China, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship by on June 25, 2015
My experiences studying abroad in China: Shanghai

I arrived in Hong Kong two days ago, and I was finally able to climb what people refer to as the Great Firewall for the first time since I left. The Internet in mainland China is incredibly slow and restrictive, and many websites, including Facebook and Google, are blocked. At first it was tough readjusting […]

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Scholar spotlight: Ying Peng

Filed in China, Multimedia, Photo by on March 10, 2015
Scholar spotlight: Ying Peng

  Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Veterinary medicine Role at MU: Post-doctoral fellow Path to MU: Peng came to MU for the opportunity to work on infectious disease research at the MU Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research, a regional biocontainment laboratory facility. Current work: Peng is currently working on the pathogen Coxiella […]

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Scholar spotlight: Ye Yuan

Filed in China, Multimedia, Photo by on March 10, 2015
Scholar spotlight: Ye Yuan

  Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Life Sciences Center Role at MU: Research scholar Path to MU: After receiving his Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Yuan accepted a position at MU as a research scholar in the Life Sciences Center. Current work: Yuan is currently working […]

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Scholar spotlight: Nianbo Dong

Filed in China, Multimedia, Photo by on March 10, 2015
Scholar spotlight: Nianbo Dong

Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Educational, School and Counseling Psychology Role at MU: Assistant professor Path to MU: Dong accepted a position at MU after pursuing his Ph.D. in quantitative methods at the University of Pennsylvania. Current work: Dong is currently applying quantitative methods to conduct rigorous research that explores how certain […]

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Fulbright insights

Fulbright insights

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends 800 scholars and professionals each year to more than 140 countries, where they lecture or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. In recent years, dozens of MU faculty have received this prestigious award. In these videos, MU faculty members share their experiences as Fulbright […]

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Global Scholars Program fosters collaboration between faculty from MU and Chinese universities

Filed in China, News and announcements by on February 26, 2014

The International Center’s Global Scholars Program gave 12 MU faculty members the opportunity to internationalize their teaching and research methods in China during summer 2013. Faculty members were inspired by the program to develop innovative strategies with Chinese collaborators. The Global Scholars Program was established in 1998 by the MU Council on International Initiatives and […]

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你好 (nǐhǎo), Si Chen

Filed in Blog, China by on April 17, 2013
你好 (nǐhǎo), Si Chen

This post is part of a series featuring conversations with MU international students. Si Chen talks about life and culture in Missouri and at MU, as well as her experiences as an international student and perceptions of American culture inside and outside the classroom.

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Call for nominations: 2013 Global Scholars Program: China

Filed in China, News and announcements by on December 4, 2012

The MU Council on International Initiatives (CII) is pleased to announce the 2013 Global Scholars Program. This nationally recognized program is designed to support MU faculty members who seek to internationalize their teaching and research. Since its inception, over 150 faculty members across colleges and schools have participated. As a result, numerous research collaborations have begun, […]

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Student artist spotlight: Sam and Bingru

Filed in China, Multimedia, Video by on June 14, 2012
Student artist spotlight: Sam and Bingru

Sam is an MU journalism student from Fuzhou, China, studying international public relations. He is also a well known music composer in China and has released two successful albums there. In this feature he plays one of his songs with violinist Bingru a fellow MU student from Nanjing, China, who shares his passion for music […]

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International student profile: Yue

Filed in China, Multimedia, Video by on December 20, 2011
International student profile: Yue

An international student from Xi’an, China, Yue talks about how his father’s influence led him to pursue a career in journalism and about his experiences at University of Missouri. Preliminary fall 2011 enrollment data indicates that 854 Chinese students currently attend MU, an increase of 31 percent from the previous year.

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