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International Initiatives

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Pair of summer programs keep Computer Science Department busy

The Computer Science Department debuted its Big Data Analytics Summer Program in July and also hosted a National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

Monday, August 4th, 2014

India summer program gets off to good start

Students from India spent three weeks on the University of Missouri campus for the College of Engineering’s India Summer Program. The program kicked off its inaugural year July 3 and wrapped July 25.

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Saudi Arabia program finds success in first year

The MU College of Engineering’s inaugural King Abdulaziz University Internship for Engineering Students took place from June 18 through July 25.

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Iraq, U.S. college reps visit respective campuses

The University of Missouri College of Engineering strengthened its partnership with University of Technology-Baghdad after a team delegates spent three weeks in Missouri.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Iraq connection: Students and faculty benefit from emerging collaborations

MU Engineering recently signed two MOUs that act as umbrellas to present a broader framework for multiple projects with several universities in Iraq.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Quick understanding helps grad researcher secure internship

A man of few words, graduate student Xiang Wang isn’t shy on skills. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Shanghai University in 2011, and now is a master’s degree candidate at Mizzou.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Iraq MOU signing also invites students to meet education, national officials

More than 40 Iraqi students gathered in Ketcham Auditorium for a chance to talk with officials from Iraq’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR) and the Iraqi Embassy.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

International efforts recognized

JR Swanegan, director of study abroad, international and diversity outreach for the College of Engineering, and Balavinayagam Ramalingam, were recently nominated for a campuswide award that recognizes their internationalization efforts for the college.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

International student dives into research, organizations

Lingshuang Wu’s research interests focus on cloud computing, Android programming and artificial intelligence. She is studying computer science through MU Engineering’s Coordinated Undergraduate Degree Program.

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

American activities introduce new culture to international students

The College of Engineering’s Coordinated Degree Programs office organizes several events throughout the year that enable visiting students from partner universities to experience American activities and culture.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Successful first year propels Iraqi Linkage Program forward

Five faculty members from the University of Technology-Baghdad visited MU for three weeks in December as part of the college’s participation in the Iraqi University Linkage Program.

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Iraqi university delegation visits MU Engineering

A delegation of five faculty members from the University of Technology in Baghdad (UoT) is visiting MU’s College of Engineering […]

Monday, February 13th, 2012

MU Industrial engineers receive grant to work with faculty from Baghdad university

Years of war have devastated Iraq’s system of higher education and isolated university faculty and administrators from the international academic […]

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Engineering faculty travels to Iraq to lay collaboration groundwork

The University of Missouri was selected by the International Research and Exchanges Board to participate in the Iraq University Linkage […]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Educating engineers as global problem-solvers

Some days, it’s hard for an engineering major to make it out of the library. Trading a semester of classes […]