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Funding opportunity for MU faculty at Ghent University in Belgium

Filed in News and announcements by on March 22, 2019

The International Center has an exciting opportunity for faculty interested in developing a relationship with our prestigious partner Ghent University in Belgium. As part of the Erasmus+ European Union program to promote comprehensive internationalization, Ghent is offering funding for one MU faculty member to job shadow, train or plan collaborations with faculty peers at Ghent. […]

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H-1B scholar walk-in advising canceled Thursday, March 21

Filed in News and announcements by on March 18, 2019

Walk-in advising for H-1B scholars will be canceled Thursday, March 21. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser or contact the International Center at 573-882-6007.

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A Celebration of Japan: Donated artifacts on display in Ellis Library

Filed in News and announcements by on March 13, 2019
A Celebration of Japan: Donated artifacts on display in Ellis Library

Exhibit information March 13–July 31, 2019 Ellis Library main floor exhibition cases The International Center is pleased to sponsor “A Celebration of Japan,” an exhibit of Japanese artifacts donated to the center by the Haley family. Ron, ’70, and the late Beverly (Grimes), ’69, Haley were both natives of Slater, Mo., a small rural town […]

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Welcome, Sarah

Filed in News and announcements by on March 12, 2019
Welcome, Sarah

The International Center is pleased to welcome Sarah Kumpula as a new international student adviser. Sarah is originally from northern Illinois and completed her bachelor’s degree in international studies with a minor in political science at MU. During her time as an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Ireland and completed an internship with the International […]

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First impressions, challenges and accomplishments of Barcelona, Spain

Filed in Blog, Spain by on March 11, 2019

by Catherine A. When I first moved to Barcelona, i was completely alone and quite literally lost. It took a frantic hour of searching the airport and a giant wave of self-doubt before I pulled myself together, secured a home based and paid a cab driver 35 euros to drive me across town. Looking out […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Monday, March 11

Filed in News and announcements by on March 6, 2019

Sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Monday, March 11. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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MU faculty can teach abroad in China this summer

Filed in News and announcements by on March 6, 2019

MU faculty are invited to teach a two-week intensive course as part of the International Immersion Program at Southwest University in Chongqing, China. This is a great opportunity to expand your teaching experience and network with faculty at one of MU’s partner institutions in China. The program runs July 8–19 and includes: Round-trip airfare Airport […]

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Study Abroad 101 canceled Wednesday, March 6

Filed in News and announcements by on March 4, 2019

Study Abroad 101 will be canceled Wednesday, March 6. Sessions will resume as scheduled on Thursday, March 7.

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Returnee workshop

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 1, 2019
Returnee workshop

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Hardest parts of living abroad

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on February 27, 2019
Hardest parts of living abroad

by Selma Z. So, I have finally hit my six-month mark of being abroad. And for the first time in a while, this country is starting to feel like home. The journey to this point has had its challenges and every day there is a new one that always comes up. Like not having enough […]

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