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Recent blog posts

You had me at pizza

You had me at pizza

by Abigail P. Studying abroad in Florence was easily one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I am studying at Florence University of the Arts (through a provider called SAI) and on top of studying, they gave us so many free extracurricular things to do and really showed us the city. By far, my […]

The bucket list

The bucket list

by Addison L. As study abroad with CIEE comes to an end, I can’t help but quantify all of the experiences that this opportunity has helped me to cross off of my bucket list. I spent Valentine’s Day under the Eiffel Tower at night with the twinkling lights in Paris, ate a waffle in Brussels, […]

Sip & Wonder

Sip & Wonder

by Alexis H. If you have ever watched the infamous sitcom “Friends,” then you are more than familiar with their Central Perk hangout spot. You know, the coffee shop where Rachel brews horrible coffee, that has the manager, Gunther. Where the gang meets up all the time to poke fun, gossip and never needs to […]

Recent multimedia posts

Scholar spotlight: Kayan Phoebe Wan

Scholar spotlight: Kayan Phoebe Wan

  Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Student Health Center Role at MU: Psychologist Path to MU: Phoebe Wan came to the United States 10 years ago as an international student, and moved to Columbia three years ago to work as a psychologist for the MU Student Health Center. Prior to MU, Wan […]

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on February 1, 2018
International Student Welcome: spring 2018

International Student Welcome: spring 2018

New international students enjoyed small groups, orientations sessions, campus tours and bowling during International Student Welcome. | photos by Aubrey Siess and Erin Jorgensen  

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on January 10, 2018
Thanksgiving lunch 2017

Thanksgiving lunch 2017

The International Center hosted a Thanksgiving lunch for international students and scholars new to MU on Friday, Nov. 17. There was live music performed by center staff members, a traditional Thanksgiving feast and notes of thanks written on leaves. | photos by Aubrey Siess  

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on November 21, 2017

Recent news and announcements

International student walk-ins canceled Tuesday, June 19

Walk-in advising for international (F-1/J-1) students is canceled for Tuesday, June 19. Regular walk-in advising will resume Wednesday, June 20. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. Note: This cancellation does not affect international sponsored students.

Filed in News and announcements by on June 15, 2018
Olga Allred to serve as J-1 scholar adviser

Olga Allred to serve as J-1 scholar adviser

The International Center is pleased to announce that Olga Allred is the new J-1 scholar adviser. Olga is originally from the Republic of Moldova. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and French from Moldova State University. Prior to joining the International Center, she worked for the MU Department of Residential Life, University Student Apartments […]

Filed in News and announcements by on June 13, 2018

2018 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations — deadline Sept. 30

The MU Council on International Initiatives, International Center and Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs seek outstanding faculty, staff and student nominations for the 2018 International Engagement Awards. The International Engagement Awards recognize the exceptional work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of Missouri. The awards recognize meaningful […]

Filed in News and announcements by on June 4, 2018