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Recent blog posts

Alicante Adventures

Alicante Adventures

by Savannah K. As I sat in the Kansas City airport I thought about what the next four weeks would entail. I had so many expectations and I couldn’t wait to arrive in Alicante. However, my expectations were cut short as the American Airlines attendant told me that my flight to Chicago was delayed and, […]

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Spain by on August 21, 2019

My time in Cape Town

by Amari A. For these past few weeks here in Cape Town, I have been exposed to numerous identities and cultures. Much like America, Cape Town can also be considered a melting pot! But even though we do share a-lot of common features there are also quite a few differences– one of those main differences […]

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, South Africa by on August 20, 2019

How to succeed during your study abroad program

by Rachael M. In my time at Mizzou, I have been fortunate enough to study abroad twice – three weeks in the Netherlands and one month in Perú. While both trips were vastly different, these are some general tips for how to succeed in your study abroad program. 1. Make a budget and (actually) stick […]

Filed in Blog, Peru by on July 25, 2019

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

Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Thursday, Sept. 12

Sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Thursday, Sept. 12. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

Filed in News and announcements by on September 5, 2019

Info sessions: Winter break 2019/20 faculty-led study abroad programs

Where will you go this winter break? Come to an info session to learn about these exciting study abroad opportunities for winter break 2019/20! COSTA RICA: Spanish Language and Costa Rican Culture 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in 2206C Student Center COSTA RICA: Social Justice, Human Rights and Narratives in Costa Rica 3 p.m. Tuesday, […]

Filed in News and announcements by on August 30, 2019

Welcome, Cole and Tonya

The International Center is pleased to welcome two new members to its staff. Cole Gallagher is serving as an international scholar adviser. He is a Mizzou graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, a minor in Japanese and a multicultural certificate. During his undergraduate program, he worked as a Japanese language tutor, Ellis Library […]

Filed in News and announcements by on August 14, 2019