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International Friendship Program promotes cultural exchange, lasting friendships

Filed in News and announcements by on April 21, 2015
International Friendship Program promotes cultural exchange, lasting friendships

The International Friendship Program matches new international students and scholars with members of the MU and Columbia communities. This cross-cultural friendship program is facilitated by the International Center and offers international students a more authentic and intimate experience of American culture. These personal interactions also encourage international students and their American partners to learn about […]

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Gilman scholarships help more MU students study abroad

Filed in News and announcements by on February 18, 2015

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program provides U.S. undergraduate students with the opportunity to pursue academic studies or career-focused internships abroad. The program is intended to broaden students’ perspectives of the world as well as prepare them for careers in an increasingly global world. “The Gilman scholarship is unique because it is a national […]

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Three MU students receive study abroad scholarships from SAI

Filed in News and announcements by on December 8, 2014
Three MU students receive study abroad scholarships from SAI

Three MU students have been awarded study abroad scholarships from SAI Programs for the spring 2015 semester. SAI Programs strives to inspire creativity among students by offering diverse cultural and educational experiences in various subject areas, such as business, art and political science. To be considered for a scholarship, students must be accepted into a […]

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Financing Study Abroad workshops help students find ways to make study abroad more affordable

Filed in News and announcements by on November 5, 2014

MU students were able to learn more about funding their study abroad experience through the Financing Study Abroad workshop series, held Oct. 14–17 of this year. The workshop series, facilitated by the International Center and organized by Morgan Swartz, assistant director of study abroad, focused on a variety of ways to make studying abroad more […]

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Annual Study Abroad Fair connects MU students with program options

Filed in News and announcements by on September 8, 2014
Annual Study Abroad Fair connects MU students with program options

The International Center’s annual Study Abroad Fair presents MU students with an array of opportunities to internationalize their college experiences. At the 2014 fair, which was held Wednesday, Sept. 3 in Stotler Lounge, students were able to learn more about all of MU’s program options, including programs administered by the International Center and other MU […]

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Intersections in India

Filed in India, News and announcements by on May 2, 2014
Intersections in India

Global Scholars Program connects MU faculty with universities, industries The nationally-acclaimed Global Scholars Program gave 12 MU faculty the opportunity to internationalize their teaching and research methods in India this past winter break. Faculty members were inspired by the program to establish new connections with collaborators in India. The Global Scholars Program was established in […]

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Sponsored Student Program brings outstanding international students to MU

Filed in News and announcements by on April 10, 2014
Sponsored Student Program brings outstanding international students to MU

The MU International Center’s Sponsored Student Program strengthens the university’s international community by providing comprehensive services to international sponsored students and their sponsoring agencies. International sponsored students receive educational funding through a third-party source such as a government (U.S. or foreign), foundation, nonprofit organization, foreign university or business. The International Center collaborates with the scholarship […]

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MU international students celebrate International Education Day

Filed in News and announcements by on April 4, 2014
MU international students celebrate International Education Day

International Education Day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City gives international and study abroad students, along with their advisers, the opportunity to exchange global experiences. Study Missouri, a consortium of more than 40 higher education institutions across the state that encourages and supports the significance of international education in Missouri, hosts the annual […]

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Global Scholars Program fosters collaboration between faculty from MU and Chinese universities

Filed in China, News and announcements by on February 26, 2014

The International Center’s Global Scholars Program gave 12 MU faculty members the opportunity to internationalize their teaching and research methods in China during summer 2013. Faculty members were inspired by the program to develop innovative strategies with Chinese collaborators. The Global Scholars Program was established in 1998 by the MU Council on International Initiatives and […]

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International Welcome Party draws more than 300 students

Filed in News and announcements by on February 10, 2014
International Welcome Party draws more than 300 students

The annual International Welcome Party allows students and faculty to experience the array of diverse cultures on the MU campus. Attendees learn about various nations’ cultures through food, music and dance. This event is coordinated through the Missouri Student Association’s International Programming Committee and the Missouri International Student Council. Thirteen organizations represented numerous countries and […]

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