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Study Abroad 101 canceled Thursday, Dec. 7

Filed in News and announcements by on December 6, 2017

Study Abroad 101 will be canceled Thursday, Dec. 7. Come to the session Friday or stop by the International Center during regular business hours to visit with a peer adviser.

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University of Missouri added to list of approved universities in Indonesia

Filed in News and announcements by on November 28, 2017

In October 2017, the University of Missouri was added to a list of U.S. approved universities for Indonesian government-sponsored grantees who are funded to pursue masters and doctoral degrees abroad. There are only 55 higher education institutions on this list to host LPDP scholars in the United States. The Indonesian Education Scholarship aims to support […]

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International Center closed for Thanksgiving break

Filed in News and announcements by on November 22, 2017

The center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Friday, Nov. 24. We will resume regular hours on Monday, Nov. 27. We wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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Welcome, Heidi, Allison and Brendan

Filed in News and announcements by on November 20, 2017

The International Center is pleased to welcome three new members to its study abroad staff. Heidi Prillwitz joins the center as a senior study abroad coordinator. She holds a master’s degree in education and human development from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Taylor University in Indiana. […]

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Students reflect on study abroad experiences during International Education Week

Filed in Feature, News and announcements by on November 13, 2017
Students reflect on study abroad experiences during International Education Week

In conjunction with the start of International Education Week, the International Center recognized MU study abroad participants while sharing stories and images that illustrate what the experience is like with prospective study abroad students. The winners of the 2017 Study Abroad Photo Contest were announced, and two students shared their study abroad experiences in the […]

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International sponsored student walk-ins canceled Nov. 9 and 14

Filed in News and announcements by on November 6, 2017

Walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Thursday, Nov. 9, and Tuesday, Nov. 14. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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International student walk-in advising canceled Nov. 6–8

Filed in News and announcements by on October 30, 2017

Walk-in advising for international students (F-1/J-1) will be canceled Monday, Nov. 6, through Wednesday, Nov. 8, while advisers are out of the office to attend a professional conference. Regular walk-in advising hours will resume Thursday, Nov. 9. Advisers will be available by email if needed. If you have any last minute travel emergencies during regular […]

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International scholar walk-ins canceled Nov. 1–2

Filed in News and announcements by on October 24, 2017

Walk-in advising for international scholars is canceled for Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 2. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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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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