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Telling yourself “it’s no big deal”

Telling yourself “it’s no big deal”

by Christa C. Studying abroad is a very big deal. I’m not only learning how to cope with a new culture in Italy for four months, but I’m also taking classes at a new school, Florence University of the Arts, in places that sometimes take more than 30 minutes to find. Some people thrive faster […]

Filed in Blog, Italy by on February 20, 2017
Three countries, 14 days, 19 new friends and infinite memories

Three countries, 14 days, 19 new friends and infinite memories

by Elizabeth N. Three countries, 14 days, 19 new friends and infinite memories describes my study abroad experience in a nutshell. During winter break 2016/17, I was fortunate enough to participate in the Trulaske College of Business South America program, where I could immerse myself in Chilean and Argentine cultures. My travel experience prior to […]

Filed in Argentina, Blog, Chile, Uruguay by on February 15, 2017
School spirit to the max

School spirit to the max

by Jazmin M. I know Mizzou students love to show their school spirit during sporting events, but I think my school here in South Korea takes it to a whole new level. My host school, Korea University, has a rivalry with Yonsei University. Every year, they have a big competition called 고연전 (Goyeonjon) with their […]

Filed in Blog, South Korea by on January 3, 2017

Recent multimedia posts

International Student Welcome: spring 2017

International Student Welcome: spring 2017

MU welcomed nearly 100 new international students for the spring 2017 semester. During International Student Welcome on Monday, Jan. 9, new undergraduate and graduate students attended orientation sessions, toured campus and went on a shopping trip to Walmart. | photos by Kayla Wolf  

International Education Week 2016

International Education Week 2016

Each year, the International Center coordinates MU’s celebration of International Education Week, an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. 2016 events included Study Abroad 20×20 and photo contest awards, Operation Passport reception with the provost and a Thanksgiving meal for international students and scholars who are new to MU. | […]

Pumpkin carving 2016

Pumpkin carving 2016

International students, scholars and their families gather Thursday, Oct. 27, as part of Multicultural Hour to celebrate Halloween by carving traditional jack-o’-lanterns. | Photos by Kayla Wolf  

Filed in Multimedia, News and announcements, Photo by on November 15, 2016

Recent news and announcements

2017 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations — deadline March 17

Deadline: March 17, 2017 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 2017 International Engagement Awards. The MU International Engagement Awards recognize the exceptional work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of Missouri. […]

Filed in News and announcements by on February 14, 2017

Application now open for fall 2017 Curator’s Grant-in-Aid Scholarship

The International Center is pleased to announce that the online application is now open for the fall 2017 Curator’s Grant-in-Aid Scholarship. The GIA Scholarship is an award program that provides partial waivers of educational fees for eligible undergraduate or graduate international students pursuing degrees at MU. The award is based both on academic merit and […]

Filed in News and announcements by on February 10, 2017

Executive order information and resources

This continues to be a very dynamic and rapidly evolving situation. If you are an international student or scholar with questions regarding the executive order and whether or not it directly affects you, please be sure to contact your International Center adviser for the most up-to-date information. NAFSA, one of the leading professional organizations for […]

Filed in News and announcements by on February 10, 2017