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Recent blog posts

Things I’ve learned

Things I’ve learned

by Magnolia K. No one has change. Although the country runs almost entirely on plata, or cash, small bills are hard to find and change is almost impossible. To this day, I think I only have three Argentinian peso coins. Cars are king. You have to double/triple/quadruple check before you cross an intersection. No one […]

Filed in Argentina, Blog by on September 26, 2016

Shocked

by Sara Y. I have been studying French since I was a little kid. I thought I was decently good at it… until I arrived at the airport in Paris. I had collected my bags and left customs. I was so excited to finally be studying abroad. It felt like I had been planning for […]

Filed in Blog, France by on September 6, 2016
Packing for study abroad

Packing for study abroad

by Taylor C. Once again, I find myself in the agonizing position of waiting to leave on what could be my greatest adventure yet. My semester abroad is about to being and, if I’m being honest, it’s a little overwhelming. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing that could stop me from getting on that plane […]

Filed in Blog, France by on September 2, 2016

Recent multimedia posts

MU Study Abroad Fair 2016

MU Study Abroad Fair 2016

The International Center hosted its annual MU Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 7, 2016. | Photos by Kayla Wolf  

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on September 8, 2016
International Student Welcome: fall 2016

International Student Welcome: fall 2016

The International Center welcomed new international students to MU during International Student Welcome, Aug. 15–16, 2016. In addition to attending orientation sessions, students enjoyed lunch at the Student Center, a transportation workshop and a picnic at Stephens Lake Park. | Photos by Erin Jorgensen

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on August 17, 2016
Scholar spotlight: Nadezhda Filimonova

Scholar spotlight: Nadezhda Filimonova

  Home country: Russia Visa type: J-1 MU department: International Center Role at MU: Visiting scholar Path to MU: Nadezhda Filimonova is visiting the MU International Center as a 2016 participant in the Russian International Education Administration Program, which is facilitated by the Fulbright Program and the Institute for International Education. The program is specifically […]

Filed in Multimedia, Photo, Russia by on April 22, 2016

Recent news and announcements

Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Sept. 21

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Wednesday, Sept. 21. Regular walk-in advising hours will resume Thursday, Sept. 22. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

Filed in News and announcements by on September 19, 2016

International Center closed afternoon of Friday, Sept. 16

The International Center will close at noon Friday, Sept. 16, so all staff members can attend a training session. The following activities will be canceled Sept. 16: 1:30–3:30 p.m. International student (F-1/J-1) walk-in advising 2 p.m. Study Abroad 101 3 p.m. Financing 101 If you need assistance during that time, please email your adviser. The […]

Filed in News and announcements by on September 13, 2016
Welcome, AnDrea and Morrell

Welcome, AnDrea and Morrell

The International Center is pleased to welcome two new staff members: AnDrea Jackson and Morrell Whitley.

Filed in News and announcements by on September 13, 2016