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My first week in Peru

My first week in Peru

by Kendra N. This has been such an eventful week — orientation is pretty intense and involves a lot of activities. However, it’s worth it. I love getting to know the people in my program and the city of Lima. The gist of this week has been about getting to know each other, the university […]

Filed in Blog, Peru by on April 11, 2018

Inner self abroad

by Alexis H. What makes a “cliche” cliche is the repetitiveness. Society would only collectively repeat the same message if it were true. So, like those people, I will present to you a cliche: studying abroad has changed my life. Not because I suddenly have super specific world knowledge or have endured jet lag or […]

Paris is more than baguettes and high fashion

Paris is more than baguettes and high fashion

by Addison L. Living in Paris On Jan. 7, I boarded an airplane that began my greatest adventure to date. After spending six weeks as a temporary resident of Paris, it is almost impossible to pick out events to write about, since every day I spent in the “City of Love and Lights” offered me […]

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 Feature, 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 services fee increasing by $20, effective fall 2018

Have a question or comment about the international student services fee? Please share it with us. The MU International Center is responsible for maintaining the university’s compliance with federal immigration regulations governing F-1/J-1 student and J-1/H-1B scholar visa programs. Ensuring compliance allows MU to welcome exceptionally bright and talented students from around the world to […]

Filed in News and announcements by on April 19, 2018

Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled April 19

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Thursday, April 19. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

Filed in News and announcements by on April 19, 2018

Winter break 2018/19 faculty-led study abroad program info sessions

Do something extraordinary this winter break and study abroad! Come to an information session to learn more about these great opportunities: COSTA RICA: Spanish Language and Costa Rican Culture 3 p.m. Monday, April 17, in N52 Memorial Union   INDIA: Health Science Internship in India 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in N52 Memorial Union   […]

Filed in News and announcements by on April 10, 2018