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Recent blog posts

The Right Time to Visit the EU

The Right Time to Visit the EU

by Sheena R. “You definitely came to the EU at the right time…” This somewhat simple phrase became the underlying theme during the University of Missouri’s study abroad program in Brussels. Along with 12 other students from a variety of disciplines, I chose to spend my spring break learning about the policies and institutions of […]

Filed in Belgium, Blog by on April 24, 2017
Blisters are a blessing

Blisters are a blessing

by Christa C. I was fortunate enough to grow up traveling all over the country with my family. Both of my parents’ parents have a passion for traveling that they passed down to my parents, who have passed it to my sister and me. When we grew up, it was no surprise that we both […]

Filed in Blog, Italy by on April 21, 2017
A town preserved: Visiting the UNESCO heritage village of Bruges

A town preserved: Visiting the UNESCO heritage village of Bruges

by Olivia P. On April 1, the last full day of our spring break program in Belgium, we got to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bruges. This charming town has been preserved in its most natural state and is littered with historical buildings, ornate churches and old-school marketplaces. Visiting Bruges was the equivalent […]

Filed in Belgium, Blog by on April 6, 2017

Recent multimedia posts

International Engagement Awards: 2017

International Engagement Awards: 2017

The International Engagement Awards, presented by the Council on International Initiatives, recognize the outstanding work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of Missouri. | Photos by Jessi Dodge  

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on April 25, 2017
Scholar spotlight: Alena Enaryeva

Scholar spotlight: Alena Enaryeva

  Home country: Russia Visa type: J-1 MU department: International Center Role at MU: Visiting scholar Path to MU: Alena Enaryeva is a member of the 2017 Fulbright Russian International Education Administration program. The program includes several components, including academic, networking and practicum, through which Enaryeva has spent time at universities and conferences in Indiana, […]

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on April 10, 2017
Kaleidoscope presentations at Russell Boulevard Elementary’s International Fair

Kaleidoscope presentations at Russell Boulevard Elementary’s International Fair

MU international students and scholars share information about their home countries and cultures during the Russell Boulevard Elementary International Fair as part of the International Center’s Kaleidoscope program. | Photos by Jessi Dodge  

Filed in Feature, Multimedia, Photo by on March 20, 2017

Recent news and announcements

International scholar, sponsored student walk-ins canceled April 11

Walk-in advising for international scholars (J-1 and H-1B)and sponsored students is canceled for Tuesday, April 11. Walk-in advising for H-1B scholars is also canceled for Wednesday, April 12. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

Filed in News and announcements by on April 10, 2017

2017 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations — deadline April 5

Extended deadline: April 5, 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 […]

Filed in News and announcements by on March 15, 2017
Welcome, Alena Enaryeva

Welcome, Alena Enaryeva

The International Center is pleased to welcome Alena Enaryeva, who is visiting MU as part of the Fulbright Russian International Education Administration Program. Enaryeva is a translator/interpreter and international projects specialist at the International Office of Dostoevsky Omsk State University in Omsk, Russia. She graduated from the Omsk Institute of Foreign Languages with a degree […]

Filed in News and announcements, Russia by on March 14, 2017