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GLP scholars join staff for autumn bike ride

Scholars and staff pose with their bikes alongside a gravel trail; a covered shelter with a sign that reads 'McBaine, MO' is in the background

Published Oct. 23, 2020

GLP scholars enjoyed an outing biking along the Katy Trail and plan to repeat the experience on Wednesday, Nov. 4, this time choosing a different portion of the trail.

Global Leadership Program hosts drive-through certificate ceremony

Sang Kim, wearing a mask, hands a certificate to a scholar through the driver's window of her car.

Published June 10, 2020

COVID-19 has caused problems for graduating students everywhere around the world, but the Asian Affairs Center faces a unique challenge. While many students graduate and head back to a nearby home, for graduates of Asian Affairs Center programs, their homes are often on the other side of the world. On Friday, May 29, center staff…

First Asian-American U.S. city mayor shares ‘The Power of Possibility’ with students


Published Oct. 15, 2019

The Asian Affairs Center, along with the Truman School of Public Affairs, invited Kang to share his experience embracing the American dream as an Asian immigrant.  

I-LEAP program provides students with real-world work experience


Published Sept. 11, 2019

Students participating in the I-LEAP program learn real-world English and develop an early career by interning at local businesses.

Asian Affairs Center works with MU geography instructor to foster diverse learning experience for students


Published Aug. 19, 2019

GeoBuds is a series of conversational events in which both American and Asian students can share their culture and values with each other.

New program helps Chinese scholars prepare for better careers


Published Aug. 12, 2019

The new Global Leadership Program offers an immersive English environment and the opportunity to live and study like American students.

Alumnus from South Korea says Asian Affairs Center helped him stay connected with MU for past 20 years


Published Aug. 2, 2019

"What the (Asian) Affairs Center does to connect with Asian countries helps professors research and network and provides students with cultural education," Yoon said.

Asian Affairs Center alumni from South Korea and Japan organize program reunion


Published Feb. 22, 2019

They spent a weekend together in mid-January sharing their favorite memories of MU.

Asian Affairs turns 20!


Published Oct. 25, 2018

Asian Affairs Center celebrates 20th anniversary.

Greater China Up-Close 2019


Published Sept. 26, 2018

Learn more at the information session: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in N49 Memorial Union