confucius institute

Miko Qian

The MU Confucius Institute celebrated its fifth birthday with Chinese arts performances on Sunday. Shanghai Normal University students performed martial arts, traditional songs, dancing and music at Jesse Auditorium at MU.

Michael Volz, a board member in MU Confucius Institute, said that cultural events were a great way to attract people to explore another culture.

How students choose their foreign language classes

Apr 29, 2014
Heather Adams / KBIA

Participation in foreign languages classes is highly encouraged for high school students in Missouri, and many colleges require them for admission.

Matt Veto / KBIA

This week, Columbia College broke ground on a new science building. MU’s Confucius Institute is partnering with a program in the North Callaway school district. Plus, we’ll take you along with a trip through the ‘Mizzou Adventures in Education’ event.

Exam: March 12, 2012

Mar 12, 2012
Rachel Rice / KBIA

This week on Exam, we talk with the future Principal of Battle High School in Columbia about her plans for the school, and we’ll tell you about the University of Missouri’s partnership with China.

MU-China partnership affects local schools

Mar 12, 2012
students in classroom
Rachel Rice / KBIA

The Confucius Institute at the University of Missouri was established in April of 2011 in order to foster economic and educational connections between Missouri and China. Since its establishment, the Institute has partnered with local schools to bring the Chinese language and culture to children grades K-12.