First Time in India

The University of Missouri (Mizzou) has been visiting India for years, but this was my first time meeting with students in India who are interested in studying with us. As a representative of Mizzou I visited 25 schools in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. I have been blown away by my experience and I…

Mizzou Celebrates 175th Birthday

The following article offers a compelling look at the history of the University of Missouri over the past 175 years. To read the article in its entirety please visit missouri.edu. Our Founding The University of Missouri owes its existence to 900 citizens of Boone County who, in 1839, pledged $117,921 in cash and land to win…

Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival: The First Beat of Fall

With the entrance of Fall comes a flurry of traditions that Mizzou students and locals look forward to each year: Tiger football, Homecoming Week, pumpkin spiced lattes from local cafes, and Fall parties- just to name a few. But one that is the first to kick off Fall festivities and has become an iconic Columbia Fall…

Celebrations for ONE Global Mizzou

For International Week, Mizzou’s  celebration was carried out with international students from all over the world participating in the Parade of Nations. Many students dressed in their countries traditional clothing while proudly carrying their flags around the University.  Celebration of our multicultural campus also included global music, sessions with students talking about their home country,…

True/False Film Fest Celebrates Culture and Film

Columbia’s much loved annual True/False Film Festival is coming back for its 12th edition.  Featuring more than 50 filmmakers from around the world, the festival is a celebration of nonfiction film-making.  It reaches across cultural barriers to promote dialogue and a deeper understanding of different cultures, perspectives, and the world at large.  There is an abundance…