Asian culture embodies much more than traditional foods of Asian nations, and Asian Heritage Month seeks to celebrate that. Asian Heritage Month brings together cultures from across Asia to highlight the important contributions these groups have made to the United States. Events for the month include discussions, talks and an Art Walk exhibit. “More than just a celebration of … [Read more...] about Asian Heritage Month enlightens, educates
Asian communities worldwide will ring in the Year of the Dog Feb. 16 with loud and colorful celebrations lasting 15 days. Missouri State University will host a lineup of events on campus Feb. 17-24 to mark the holiday. “Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, focuses on family reunion. It’s the most important holiday in China and widely celebrated in … [Read more...] about It’s time to welcome the Lunar New Year
Cultural competence is never more apparent than when international students call Missouri State University home. Upholding a pillar of Missouri State’s public affairs mission is a cause for celebration. To celebrate the diversity and culture of MSU, students share their history and heritage. International Education Week is a celebration of the more than 1,500 students from more … [Read more...] about Campus community to honor International Education Week
While visiting his homeland of Poland in fall 2016, Missouri State University artist Jacek Fraczak was invited to exhibit some very personal work – portraits he had made of his great-uncle, Alfons Karny, in his dying days. “He was actually one of the most outstanding and renowned Polish sculptors and portraitists,” said Fraczak. Fraczak lived with Karny during his latter years … [Read more...] about Sketching at death’s door
In one of the most remote areas of the most remote continent lies the Patuxent mountain range within the Pensacola Mountains. If mountains could hide, they would be hidden from most of the world. Scientists know little about how and when these mountains in Antarctica formed. Dr. Kevin Evans, professor of geology at Missouri State University, is going to change that. “We have a … [Read more...] about What can the shoreline and mountains show about climate change?