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Beauty in Morocoo

Beauty in Morocoo

by Taylor C. I recently had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful country of Morocco. This was the first time I’d ever stepped foot in Africa, but it certainly won’t be my last. While I spent six days in Morocco, we really only spent two days doing anything besides sitting in an airport or on […]

Filed in Blog, France, Morocco by on December 5, 2016

Insufficient quantities of gum and other packing blunders

by Diana H. It’s a little bit painful to pay 3.01 euro for a mere 14 sticks of gum, but I’ve been doing it on a regular basis since around the end of my first month in Nantes. I’ve been able to reduce my consumption to three sticks of gum per day — but not […]

Filed in Blog, France by on November 28, 2016
Feeling defeated in Barcelona

Feeling defeated in Barcelona

by Taylor C. This weekend I got to add another country to my list as I ventured to Barcelona, Spain. The atmosphere was amazing, the people were nice and the food was awesome. I’m struggling with how to talk about the trip when it comes to individual days and overall feelings because while things started […]

Filed in Blog, France, Spain by on October 31, 2016

Recent multimedia posts

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. | […]

Filed in Feature, Multimedia, Photo by on November 21, 2016
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, Photo by on November 15, 2016
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

Recent news and announcements

International Center closed Nov. 21–25

The center will be closed Monday, Nov. 21, through Friday, Nov. 25 for building maintenance and the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular office hours will resume Monday, Nov. 28. Advisers will not be available Nov. 21–25, so please plan accordingly and seek any advice or services you need in advance. If you need help regarding the health […]

Filed in News and announcements by on November 7, 2016

Black and Gold Day study abroad open house Friday, Oct. 28

Learn about all the exciting opportunities to study abroad MU has to offer during the International Center’s Black and Gold Day study abroad open house, 1–3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Study abroad advisers will be available to answer your questions and talk about program options. Study Abroad 101 will be canceled that day, but you […]

Filed in News and announcements by on October 27, 2016

International student updates: fall 2016

From the International Center Walk-in advising for Oct. 25–28 The International Center will have modified walk-in advising hours Oct. 25–28. Please make arrangements in advance if you will need to meet with an adviser. Walk-ins will only be available at the following times: 10 a.m.–noon Tuesday, Oct. 25 1:30–3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 1:30–3:30 p.m. […]

Filed in News and announcements by on October 24, 2016