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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Nov. 20-21

Filed in News and announcements by on November 16, 2018

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Tuesday, Nov. 20 and Wednesday, Nov. 21. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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2018 International Engagement Award recipients announced

Filed in News and announcements by on November 13, 2018
2018 International Engagement Award recipients announced

The International Center would like to congratulate the 2018 International Engagement Award recipients, Irene Juzkiw and Pilar Mendoza. These awards, presented by MU’s Council on International Initiatives, recognize meaningful and sustained commitments to international initiatives on behalf of the University of Missouri. Congratulations to both awardees for their accomplishments and their dedication to globalizing Mizzou. […]

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2018 Bond Scholar awardees announced

Filed in News and announcements by on November 13, 2018
2018 Bond Scholar awardees announced

The International Center is delighted to announce the first Bond International Scholar Award recipients. This award is made possible by a generous endowment from the friends of retired U.S. Senator Christopher S. “Kit” Bond, in honor of his exemplary public service. About the award: Bond, a sixth generation Missourian, was elected to the United States […]

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Notes from students: Wild Ireland: Literature and the Performing Arts

Filed in Blog, Ireland by on November 7, 2018
Notes from students: Wild Ireland: Literature and the Performing Arts

Interested in studying abroad in Ireland? Check out what students who recently studied on the Wild Ireland: Literature and the Performing Arts program had to say: Lukas Fryer, 2020, Film Studies “A Fantastic and Unforgettable Opportunity” As a film studies major, or as anyone with an appreciation for great art and culture, this study abroad […]

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International scholar walk-ins canceled Nov. 6

Filed in News and announcements by on November 5, 2018

Walk-in advising for international scholars is canceled for Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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International sponsored student walk-ins canceled Oct. 30

Filed in News and announcements by on October 30, 2018

Walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Tuesday, Oct. 30. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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Did I give Spain culture shock?

Filed in Blog, Spain by on October 25, 2018
Did I give Spain culture shock?

by Abigail P. As I walk through the streets of Seville, I can feel the stares seeping into my dark skin like the sun that was soaking into my melanin. The stares weren’t unnoticed, and I wondered why they were so persistent. “Nobody has seen hair like yours,” my host mom would tell me as […]

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Info sessions: Summer 2019 faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on October 16, 2018

Do something extraordinary this summer and study abroad! Come to the information sessions to learn more about these great opportunities. GERMANY: World History on the German Stage 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in N52 Memorial Union PERU: Spanish Language and Andean Society 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in N52 Memorial Union FRANCE: French Language and Culture […]

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Welcome, Kristen

Filed in News and announcements by on September 12, 2018
Welcome, Kristen

The International Center is pleased welcome Kristen Carranza to its staff. Kristen will be serving as the document specialist for international sponsored students. She graduated from MU in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish, a minor in East Asian studies and a multicultural certificate. She also holds a TEFL certification from CIEE […]

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Phone scam advisory: Fraudulent message appears to impersonate Chinese Consulate

Filed in News and announcements by on September 5, 2018

The International Center warns all MU students, staff and faculty to beware of a fraudulent message impersonating the Chinese Consulate. The following email was sent to all MU international students and scholars regarding the message. Dear MU international students and scholars, Have you been contacted recently by someone saying they’re representing the China Consulate in […]

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