University of Missouri Interim Provost Ken Dean announced today that Bob Schwartz, chief of staff and custodian of records for the UM System, has been named interim dean of the College of Engineering effective Sept. 1, 2014.
What follows are excerpts of observations about life in another country — daily reflections from the pages of four student journals, with their permission.
Miguel Ayllon likes to remind students who are considering an MU Engineering study abroad experience that as engineers in an increasingly global marketplace, they might eventually find themselves among colleagues in a country other than the United States.
Over the past four years, the MU College of Engineering’s Office of Student Services has assembled a suite of resources, a full court press of new and newly enhanced offerings, that take direct aim at student satisfaction, success and retention.
Columbia, Mo. is a long way from the steel and industrial town of Anshan in the Liaoning province of China, and Qiwen Guo has enjoyed the opportunity to experience both.
The University of Missouri College of Engineering strengthened its partnership with University of Technology-Baghdad after a team delegates spent three weeks in Missouri.
MU Engineering recently signed two MOUs that act as umbrellas to present a broader framework for multiple projects with several universities in Iraq.
Zhang Wang, who earned his doctorate in computer science at MU in 2012, accepted a professorship at The University of Southern Mississippi last May to teach and conduct new research.
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.