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Show Me Mizzou Day: International Programs Open House

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Show Me Mizzou Day: International Programs Open House

A part of Show Me Mizzou Day, International Programs hosted an open house with the Confucius Institute and International Center. Visitors learned how to write their name using Chinese calligraphy and knit traditional bracelets, and learned about international exchange from international students and students who recently returned from studying abroad. | Photos by Aubrey Siess

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Symposium: The University of Missouri South African Education Program

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Symposium: The University of Missouri South African Education Program

International Programs hosted a symposium for the University of Missouri South African Education Program on April 8, 2019. Attendees heard presentations from MU faculty highlighting collaborations with the University of Western Cape. | Photos by Aubrey Siess  

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Scholar spotlight: Kayan Phoebe Wan

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Scholar spotlight: Kayan Phoebe Wan

  Home country: China Visa type: H-1B MU department: Student Health Center Role at MU: Psychologist Path to MU: Phoebe Wan came to the United States 10 years ago as an international student, and moved to Columbia three years ago to work as a psychologist for the MU Student Health Center. Prior to MU, Wan […]

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International Student Welcome: spring 2018

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International Student Welcome: spring 2018

New international students enjoyed small groups, orientations sessions, campus tours and bowling during International Student Welcome. | photos by Aubrey Siess and Erin Jorgensen  

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Thanksgiving lunch 2017

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Thanksgiving lunch 2017

The International Center hosted a Thanksgiving lunch for international students and scholars new to MU on Friday, Nov. 17. There was live music performed by center staff members, a traditional Thanksgiving feast and notes of thanks written on leaves. | photos by Aubrey Siess  

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Pumpkin Carving Festival 2017

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Pumpkin Carving Festival 2017

International students, scholars and their families enjoyed an evening of carving or decorating pumpkins and festive Halloween treats on Friday, Oct. 27. | photos by Erin Jorgensen  

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Fulbright Welcome Dinner 2017

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Fulbright Welcome Dinner 2017

The International Center welcomed new Fulbright students to campus and celebrated the impact of Fulbright at MU on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the Elm Street Ballroom. | Photos by Jessi Dodge  

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MU Study Abroad Fair 2017

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MU Study Abroad Fair 2017

The International Center hosted its 20th annual MU Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 6, 2017. Students learned about all the opportunities to study abroad at MU. | Photos by Aubrey Siess  

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International Student Welcome: fall 2017

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International Student Welcome: fall 2017

The International Center welcomed new international students to MU during International Student Welcome, Aug. 14-15, 2017. In addition to attending orientation sessions, students enjoyed Shakespeare’s pizza for lunch, a shopping trip to Walmart and the Picnic in the Park. | Photos by Jessi Dodge and Aubrey Siess  

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International Engagement Awards: 2017

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International Engagement Awards: 2017

The International Engagement Awards, presented by the Council on International Initiatives, recognize the outstanding work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of Missouri. | Photos by Jessi Dodge  

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