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MU faculty selected for 2014 Global Scholars Program in Turkey

Filed in News and announcements, Turkey by on April 6, 2014

Twelve University of Missouri faculty have been selected to participate in the upcoming 2014 Global Scholars Program seminar to Turkey. Now it its 17th year, the 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, the […]

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Call for nominations: 2014 Global Scholars Program: Turkey

Filed in News and announcements, Turkey by on November 26, 2013

Nomination deadline: Feb. 1, 2014 The MU Council on International Initiatives is pleased to announce the 2014 Global Scholars Program seminar to Turkey. This nationally recognized program is designed to support MU faculty members who seek to internationalize their teaching and research. Since its inception, more than 200 faculty members across colleges and schools have participated. As […]

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Antalya: The Turkish Riviera

Filed in Blog, Netherlands, Turkey by on June 17, 2013
Antalya: The Turkish Riviera

We were a little apprehensive at first about traveling to Turkey because of all the protests in Istanbul; however, we booked before anything started and had no way of knowing. I have a few Turkish friends who said it should be fine because the protests were centered around Istanbul and Ankara. We followed the news […]

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Destination 2: Carpe diem (aka YOLO in Istanbul)

Filed in Blog, Jordan, Turkey by on January 25, 2013
Destination 2: Carpe diem (aka YOLO in Istanbul)

“Teşekkür ederim teşekkür ederim” (pronounced Tes-shae-koo-lah) I repeated many times to random Turkish folks who helped me navigate the metropolitan area known as Istanbul, Turkey. Teşekkür ederim, the equivalent of the English “Thank you,” was the only phrase I knew to aid me in my carpe diem (YOLO for you young’ins) moment. I had a […]

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