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Recent blog posts

Back in Sydney

by Kylie G. Wow. I definitely didn’t expect to be writing my first post for this blog while sitting in the San Francisco airport on a layover back to Kansas City, but that’s just how it goes sometimes. That’s right, my semester in Sydney is over after just a month. Well, five weeks to be […]

Filed in Australia, Blog by on March 24, 2020
Creative connection

Creative connection

by Kelli D. Have you ever fallen half in love with a stranger? The moment when you meet eyes with someone on the bus or you say hello in the museum, never to meet again? These fleeting encounters are a unique kind of connection enhanced by the lack of communication after the experience. Last week, […]

Filed in Blog, Country, Spain by on March 13, 2020
El Castillo Santa Barbara

El Castillo Santa Barbara

by Kelli D. In the southeastern part of Spain, the Valencia region, there is a city called Alicante. Here, there are students from all over the world, Mediterranean beaches all across Costa Blanca and, most famously, El Castillo Santa Barbara. With a simple Google search it can be found as an icon of Alicante. In […]

Filed in Blog, Spain by on March 11, 2020

Recent multimedia posts

Show Me Mizzou Day: International Programs Open House

Show Me Mizzou Day: International Programs Open House

A part of Show Me Mizzou Day, International Programs hosted an open house with the Confucius Institute and International Center. Visitors learned how to write their name using Chinese calligraphy and knit traditional bracelets, and learned about international exchange from international students and students who recently returned from studying abroad. | Photos by Aubrey Siess

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on April 15, 2019
Symposium: The University of Missouri South African Education Program

Symposium: The University of Missouri South African Education Program

International Programs hosted a symposium for the University of Missouri South African Education Program on April 8, 2019. Attendees heard presentations from MU faculty highlighting collaborations with the University of Western Cape. | Photos by Aubrey Siess  

Filed in Multimedia, Photo by on April 11, 2019
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

Recent news and announcements

COVID-19: MU cancels summer 2020 study abroad programs

International Center advising moves to virtual sessions

Due to University of Missouri guidance encouraging campus employees to work remotely, all International Center advising for international students and scholars and study abroad is now being offered as virtual sessions. See the advising page for more details.

Filed in News and announcements by on March 18, 2020

COVID-19: Message to international students regarding leaving campus