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Money, banking and saving in Japan

Filed in Blog, Japan by on October 9, 2019
Money, banking and saving in Japan

by Evelyn S. Hey there! My name is Evie. I am a junior currently studying in Tokyo, Japan for an academic year! I arrived in Japan in mid-September and only started classes this week, so you might be wondering what I have been doing with my time these past few carefree weeks. Well, as a […]

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Welcome, Katie and Killion

Filed in News and announcements by on October 4, 2019
Welcome, Katie and Killion

The International Center is pleased to welcome two new members to its staff. Katie Alexander serves in a new role at the International Center as the study abroad student engagement assistant. Katie has a master’s degree in global studies and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Missouri State University. While completing her undergraduate degree, she […]

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Paris, is that You?

Paris, is that You?

by Maddie S. I’m sitting on the outdoor terrace of my 5th floor Parisian apartment overlooking the locals flow in and out of the Volontaires metro station entrance, an older woman hanging up fresh white-linen sheets over her balcony, a couple cuddling close together sipping their noisettes at the local boulangerie, and children playing in […]

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

Filed in News and announcements by on September 5, 2019

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

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Faculty-led study abroad info sessions

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 3, 2019
Faculty-led study abroad info sessions

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Gilman scholarship workshops

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 2, 2019
Gilman scholarship workshops

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OPT workshops

Filed in Feature by on September 1, 2019
OPT workshops

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

Filed in News and announcements by on August 30, 2019

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, […]

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Alicante Adventures

Filed in Blog, Scholarship, Spain by on August 21, 2019
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, […]

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My time in Cape Town

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

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 […]

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