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Life in India

Life in India

by Krysta D. During winter break, I visited Pune, India. While there I did a public health internship for KEM Hospital. Visiting India was such a humbling experience. Not only did I get to immerse myself in the Indian culture, but I learned so much about myself by doing so. I learned to be more […]

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Why study abroad? | Student perspectives

Why study abroad? | Student perspectives

Students from the University of Missouri share benefits on studying abroad. Learn more: international.missouri.edu/getting-started.

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Scholar spotlight: Nidhi Khosla

Filed in India, Multimedia, Photo by on March 10, 2015
Scholar spotlight: Nidhi Khosla

  Home country: India Visa type: H-1B MU department: Health sciences Role at MU: Assistant professor Path to MU: After finishing her Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Khosla accepted a tenure-track position in the MU Department of Health Sciences. Current work: Khosla’s current research focuses on vulnerable populations’ access to healthcare, as […]

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Realizations

Filed in Blog, India, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship by on January 20, 2015
Realizations

By the second week of my time in India, I had been exposed to so many different things. The traffic system, the languages of Marahti and Hindi, and various different foods that all had a unique texture, smell and taste. However, three points of realization overcame me as I was riding in a rickshaw towards […]

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Domesticated paradise

Filed in Blog, India, Scholarship, Smith Family Scholarship by on January 7, 2015
Domesticated paradise

I arrived in Mumbai, India, and knew instantly that I would not want to leave. It may have partly to do with the fact that it was 70 degrees at night, in January, but also because of the beautiful colors and amazing smells around me. Once in my hotel room for the night I had […]

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New winter break study abroad program in Pune, India

Filed in India, News and announcements by on September 19, 2014

The MU International Center and Department of Health Sciences, in conjunction with The Alliance for Global Education, are offering a new winter break study abroad program in Pune, India. This program will replace the Public and Community Health: BHS in Ghana program. MU professor Carolyn Orbann will lead this three-credit internship in health sciences. Through their […]

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Intersections in India

Filed in India, News and announcements by on May 2, 2014
Intersections in India

Global Scholars Program connects MU faculty with universities, industries The nationally-acclaimed Global Scholars Program gave 12 MU faculty the opportunity to internationalize their teaching and research methods in India this past winter break. Faculty members were inspired by the program to establish new connections with collaborators in India. The Global Scholars Program was established in […]

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Study abroad India: winter 2013/14

Filed in Blog, India, Smith Family Scholarship by on January 21, 2014

I knew that traveling to India as an individual who grew up in a first world country would be a culture shock, but I never expected a shock like I experienced. I was able to gain knowledge and experience that I wouldn’t give back for the anything, even with the culture shock, that allowed me […]

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MU faculty selected as 2014 global scholars

Filed in India, News and announcements by on September 20, 2013
MU faculty selected as 2014 global scholars

Ten University of Missouri faculty have been selected to participate in the upcoming 2014 Global Scholars Program seminar to India. Now in its 17th year, the Global Scholars Program seeks to expand faculty involvement in MU’s strategic international relationships and foster new international collaborations for participants such as research grants, papers and teaching innovations. In 2002 […]

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Call for nominations: 2014 Global Scholars Program: India

Nomination deadline: July 1, 2013 The MU Council on International Initiatives is pleased to announce the 2014 Global Scholars Program. This nationally recognized program is designed to support MU faculty members who seek to internationalize their teaching and research. Since its inception, over 150 faculty members across colleges and schools have participated. As a result, numerous […]

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