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2016 New Year’s message

Filed in Multimedia, Video by on January 20, 2016
2016 New Year’s message

The International Center at the University of Missouri shares its New Year’s resolutions for 2016.

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International Education Week 2015

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International Education Week 2015

Each year, the International Center coordinates MU’s celebration of International Education Week, an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Events included Study Abroad 20×20 and photo contest awards, The International Experience at MU: How Mizzou Measures Up, and a Thanksgiving meal for new international students and scholars. | photos by […]

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Fulbright Welcome Dinner 2015

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Fulbright Welcome Dinner 2015

Oct. 22, 2015, marked the fifth annual Fulbright dinner, an event to welcome visiting Fulbright students from around the world. For more information on how the International Center works with international sponsored students at MU, go to: international.missouri.edu/sponsored-students. | Photos by Claire Rounkles  

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Scholar spotlight: Olga Us

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Scholar spotlight: Olga Us

  Home country: Russia Visa type: J-1 MU department: International Center Role at MU: Visiting scholar Path to MU: Olga Us is a 2015 participant in the Russian International Education Administration Program, which is facilitated by the Fulbright Program and the Institute for International Education. This program is specifically designed for Russians in the field […]

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Scholar spotlight: Barbara Gandolfi

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Scholar spotlight: Barbara Gandolfi

  Home country: Italy Visa type: H-1B MU department: Veterinary medicine Role at MU: Assistant research professor Path to MU: After completing post-doctoral work at the University of California, Davis, Gandolfi accepted an asssistant research professor position with the MU School of Veterinary Medicine. The position gave her more experience in competitive genetics, which was […]

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Scholar spotlight: Ying Peng

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Scholar spotlight: Ying Peng

  Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Veterinary medicine Role at MU: Post-doctoral fellow Path to MU: Peng came to MU for the opportunity to work on infectious disease research at the MU Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research, a regional biocontainment laboratory facility. Current work: Peng is currently working on the pathogen Coxiella […]

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Scholar spotlight: Daniel Domingues

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Scholar spotlight: Daniel Domingues

  Home country: Brazil Visa type: Permanent residency, arrived at MU in H-1B MU department: History Role at MU: Assistant professor Path to MU: After completing his Ph.D. at Emory University, Domingues accepted a position as assistant professor of African history with the MU Department of History. Current work: Domingues’ current research focuses on tracing […]

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Scholar spotlight: Nidhi Khosla

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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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Scholar spotlight: Sz Chyuan Lin

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Scholar spotlight: Sz Chyuan Lin

  Home country: Twaiwan Visa type: H-1B MU department: School of Medicine Role at MU: System administrator Path to MU: Lin received his master’s degree in computer science at MU and accepted a job as a system administrator. Current work: Lin maintains the website serves for the MU School of Medicine and monitors the server […]

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Scholar spotlight: Ye Yuan

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Scholar spotlight: Ye Yuan

  Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Life Sciences Center Role at MU: Research scholar Path to MU: After receiving his Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Yuan accepted a position at MU as a research scholar in the Life Sciences Center. Current work: Yuan is currently working […]

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