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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 main differences […]

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Welcome, Cole and Tonya

Filed in News and announcements by on August 14, 2019

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 […]

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International Student Welcome ad

Filed in Uncategorized by on August 8, 2019
International Student Welcome ad

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Walk-in advising cancellations for Aug. 6–15

Filed in News and announcements by on August 5, 2019

Walk-in advising sessions for international students and scholars will be canceled on the following dates: International scholars (J-1/H-1B) Monday, Aug. 12 Tuesday, Aug. 13 International students (F-1/J-1) Monday, Aug. 12 (morning and afternoon) Tuesday, Aug. 12 (afternoon only) International sponsored students (F-1/J-1) Tuesday, Aug. 6 (virtual session) Thursday, Aug. 8 (virtual session) Monday, Aug. 12 […]

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International Center returns to regular hours

Filed in News and announcements by on August 2, 2019

Starting Monday, Aug. 5, the International Center returns to regular office hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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Walk-in advising

Filed in Feature by on August 1, 2019
Walk-in advising

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MU Study Abroad Fair

Filed in Feature by on July 28, 2019
MU Study Abroad Fair

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How to succeed during your study abroad program

Filed in Blog, Peru by on July 25, 2019

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 […]

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International Programs faculty fellow opening

Filed in News and announcements by on July 23, 2019

The Office of International Programs is looking to hire a part-time faculty fellow to work with Mary Stegmaier, interim vice provost, on specific projects involving strategic planning, international agreements and coordination of international activities across campus. The one-year position, with the possibility of renewal, provides for a course release and a month summer salary. If […]

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