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International Center closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1

Filed in News and announcements by on December 12, 2019

The International Center will be closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1. Advisers will not be available during this time (including via email) and document processing will not take place. Passport and photo services will also be closed. Regular office hours will resume Thursday, Jan. 2. Additionally, walk-in advising for all international students and scholars will be canceled […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising schedule changes for December

Filed in News and announcements by on December 9, 2019

Sponsored student walk-in advising will have the following schedule changes in December: Wednesday, Dec. 18: 1:30–3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20: Canceled If you need assistance during one of these times, please email your adviser.

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Native Spanish speaker in Spain (it’s surprisingly not easy)

by Sarai V. As a Mexican American, speaking Spanish is something I’ve always been proud of. Being able to communicate with my loved ones in my native tongue has been a blessing. Spanish is my mother tongue, but English is considered my first language since it’s what I naturally communicate without any effort. But here’s […]

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International student travel signatures

Filed in Feature by on December 2, 2019
International student travel signatures

Traveling outside the U.S. this winter break? Don’t forget to get the required travel signature on your I-20 or DS-2019. Tuesday, Dec. 3 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. in N214E Memorial Union Wednesday, Dec. 4 | 10 a.m.–noon in N204 Memorial Union Friday, Dec. 6 | 1:30–3:30 p.m. in S110 Memorial Union Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 10 […]

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New study abroad planning scholarship offers $2,000 awards

Filed in News and announcements by on November 27, 2019

The International Center is pleased to announce the Council on International Initiatives Study Abroad Scholarship — five $2,000 awards will be awarded each year to MU freshmen or sophomores who are planning to study abroad. The scholarship is sponsored by the MU Council on International Initiatives, which advises the provost on priorities and actions related […]

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International Center closed for Thanksgiving break

Filed in News and announcements by on November 25, 2019

The center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29. We will resume regular hours on Monday, Dec. 2. We wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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International Center closed 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22

Filed in News and announcements by on November 21, 2019

The International Center will be closed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. Walk-in advising for international (F-1/J-1) students will still take place from 10 a.m. to noon.

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International Engagement Reception

International Engagement Reception

During International Education Week, students, faculty and staff were awarded for their contributions toward the global exchange here at Mizzou and beyond. During the International Engagement Reception, we recognized the recipients of the 2019 International Engagement Award and spring 2020 Bond International Scholars Award. Bond International Scholars Award Two students received this prestigious scholarship for […]

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International student spotlight: Nikita McCree

Filed in Blog by on November 18, 2019
International student spotlight: Nikita McCree

Hometown/country: Trinidad and Tobago Major: PhD, special education Year: Second year Languages I speak: English What is a must-see attraction in your home country? Carnival and the Bucco Reef in Tobago. What is your favorite Mizzou event to attend bi-annually or annually? Homecoming What food from your country do you miss the most? Curry crab […]

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Welcome, Nate and Rachel

Filed in News and announcements by on November 16, 2019
Welcome, Nate and Rachel

The International Center is pleased to welcome two new members to its staff. Nate Daugherty is the new Terra Dotta software specialist. Nate is a St. Louis native who has a bachelor’s degree from Mizzou in political science-international relations with a minor in Spanish. While at Mizzou, he spent a year studying at the University […]

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