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2018 call for proposals: Short-term study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on October 18, 2017

Deadline for submission: Jan. 27, 2018 Short-term faculty-led programs are programs on which University of Missouri faculty or adjunct faculty provide academic instruction abroad for MU credit. These programs are typically up to eight weeks in length and are offered during the summer term, winter break or spring break. The International Center study abroad staff […]

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Info sessions: Summer 2018 faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on October 17, 2017

Do something extraordinary this summer and study abroad! Come to the information sessions to learn more about these great opportunities. ITALY: Communication and Culture in Tuscany 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in 1209A&B Student Center   SOUTH AFRICA: Health Science Internship in South Africa 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in 2206A Student Center   IRELAND: […]

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International sponsored student walk-ins canceled Oct. 10

Filed in News and announcements by on October 5, 2017

Walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Tuesday, Oct. 10. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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International Center welcomes sponsored students from Pakistan, Tunisia

Filed in News and announcements by on October 2, 2017

The MU International Center is pleased to welcome three international students to campus as part of two U.S. Department of State scholarship programs: Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan and Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program’s Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program. Salman Ali and Uzair come to MU through the Global UGRAD-Pakistan program, which places participants at U.S. […]

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International sponsored student walk-ins canceled Sept. 28

Filed in News and announcements by on September 28, 2017

Walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Thursday, Sept. 28. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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International student updates: fall 2017

Filed in News and announcements by on September 27, 2017

From the International Center Optional Practical Training Workshops All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. Workshops are held weekly and take place in the International Center (N52 Memorial Union). To see workshop dates and sign up, go to the International Center calendar. Kaleidoscope Kaleidoscope is […]

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H-1B scholar walk-in advising canceled Sept. 26

Filed in News and announcements by on September 26, 2017

Walk-in advising for H-1B international scholars is canceled for Tuesday, Sept. 26. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. If you have an emergency, contact the International Center directly.

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International students encouraged to participate in the 2017 International Day Flag Parade

Filed in News and announcements by on September 20, 2017

Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved with MISC! The Missouri International Student Council is looking for volunteers to carry flags during its 2017 International Day Flag Parade at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. This event helps create awareness for the rich diversity present at MU. To volunteer for the parade, sign up online. The […]

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Application now open for spring 2018 Curator’s Grant-in-Aid scholarship

Filed in News and announcements by on September 20, 2017

The International Center is pleased to announce that the online application is now open for the spring 2018 Curator’s Grant-in-Aid scholarship. The GIA scholarship is an award program that provides partial waivers of educational fees for eligible undergraduate and graduate international students pursuing degrees at MU. The award is based on both academic merit and […]

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Welcome, Aubrey and Chris

Filed in News and announcements by on September 13, 2017
Welcome, Aubrey and Chris

The International Center is please to welcome two new staff members, Aubrey Siess and Chris Huh. Aubrey Siess has a degree in strategic communications and music from the University of the Ozarks with a minor in political science. As an undergraduate, she studied art and culture in Italy and Spain. She looks forward to pursuing […]

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