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Federal Grant Possible For Bosnian Exchange Program

The Affton School District is planning to apply for a federal grant that would enhance the education of Bosnian students. [...]

April 11, 2014 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Brazil via St. Louis: Vedad Ibisevic leads Bosnia-Herzegovina to first-ever World Cup place

Bosnia-Herzegovina qualified for the 2014 World Cup with a 1-0 win over Lithuania in Kaunas on Tuesday, a landmark achievement for the tiny nation – and one that can be traced, in some small part, to the US heartland. [...]

October 27, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Bosnian refugee finds better life in Columbia

One of man’s most brutal atrocities in the past century was the so-called “ethnic cleansing” in Bosnia two decades ago. [...]

October 17, 2013 Articles, News

Missouri: Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Innovation, and Welcoming Initiatives in the Show Me State

In Missouri, there is no doubt that immigrant entrepreneurs and innovators play an important role. Immigrant entrepreneurs bring in additional revenue, create jobs, and contribute significantly to the state’s economy. Highly skilled immigrants are vital to the state’s innovation industries [...]

October 3, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, Businesses

For 70,000 St. Louisans, Messi is not the big draw at Busch on Nov. 18

Lionel Messi is recognized as the best soccer player in the world. But his coming to St. Louis to play for Argentina in an international friendly Nov. 18 is of secondary importance to tens of thousands of local soccer fans.  [...]

October 3, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Argentina, Messi to play at Busch

First, there were English powerhouses Manchester City and Chelsea at Busch Stadium. Then there was Spanish giant Real Madrid and superstar Cristiano Ronaldo at the Edward Jones Dome. So for St. Louis soccer fans, how do you top that? [...]

October 2, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, History, News

Bosnian pair are keys for SLU soccer team

St. Louis University soccer player Robert Kristo’s mother knew it was time to leave their home in Travnik, Bosnia, when a hand grenade went off near the front of their house and sent shattered glass into the crib where her [...]

August 14, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis

The Bosnian American Connection

For thousands of Bosnians living in the United States, the friendly match between their home country of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and their new, adopted country of America is not just another meaningless sparring event, its more than that.   [...]

August 14, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

SLU has both sides covered in U.S.-Bosnia soccer match

When the United States faces Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday in an international soccer match, St. Louis U. will come out on top either way. [...]

August 13, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News

Liberty High, new in red, white and blue, opens in the Wentzville district

Una Selmanovic carefully embellished her freshman locker with wrapping paper and ribbons. Una and her school, Liberty High, are new to secondary education. “It makes me feel warm, kind of like my own room,” Una, 14, said of her customized locker. [...]

August 11, 2013 Articles, Bosnians in St. Louis, News