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2019 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations

Filed in News and announcements by on April 16, 2019

The MU Council on International Initiatives, International Center and Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs seek outstanding faculty, staff and student nominations for the 2019 International Engagement Awards. The nomination deadline is Monday, Sept. 30. The International Engagement Awards recognize the exceptional work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the […]

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International Center closed 8:30–10 a.m. Thursday, April 18

Filed in News and announcements by on April 16, 2019

The International Center will be closed from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18, for an all-staff meeting. Walk-in advising will take place as scheduled.

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Funding opportunity for MU faculty at Ghent University in Belgium

Filed in News and announcements by on March 22, 2019

The International Center has an exciting opportunity for faculty interested in developing a relationship with our prestigious partner Ghent University in Belgium. As part of the Erasmus+ European Union program to promote comprehensive internationalization, Ghent is offering funding for one MU faculty member to job shadow, train or plan collaborations with faculty peers at Ghent. […]

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H-1B scholar walk-in advising canceled Thursday, March 21

Filed in News and announcements by on March 18, 2019

Walk-in advising for H-1B scholars will be canceled Thursday, March 21. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser or contact the International Center at 573-882-6007.

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A Celebration of Japan: Donated artifacts on display in Ellis Library

Filed in News and announcements by on March 13, 2019
A Celebration of Japan: Donated artifacts on display in Ellis Library

Exhibit information March 13–July 31, 2019 Ellis Library main floor exhibition cases The International Center is pleased to sponsor “A Celebration of Japan,” an exhibit of Japanese artifacts donated to the center by the Haley family. Ron, ’70, and the late Beverly (Grimes), ’69, Haley were both natives of Slater, Mo., a small rural town […]

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MU faculty can teach abroad in China this summer

Filed in News and announcements by on March 6, 2019

MU faculty are invited to teach a two-week intensive course as part of the International Immersion Program at Southwest University in Chongqing, China. This is a great opportunity to expand your teaching experience and network with faculty at one of MU’s partner institutions in China. The program runs July 8–19 and includes: Round-trip airfare Airport […]

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International Center closed 8:45–10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21

Filed in News and announcements by on February 19, 2019

The International Center will be closed from 8:45 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, for an all-staff meeting. Walk-in advising will take place as scheduled.

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H-1B scholar walk-in advising canceled Monday, Feb. 18

Filed in News and announcements by on February 12, 2019

Walk-in advising for H-1B scholars will be canceled Monday, Feb. 18. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser or contact the International Center at 573-882-6007.

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Advisory notice regarding federal government shutdown

Filed in News and announcements by on January 3, 2019

A partial U.S. government shutdown may affect some immigration related processes; however, most services continue without issues. Airports and Customs and Border Protection will not be affected. However, certain government websites may not be updated during the shutdown. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, which handles F-1 OPT and H-1B processing, is not affected by […]

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International Center closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1

Filed in News and announcements by on December 14, 2018
International Center closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1

The International Center will be closed Dec. 24–Jan. 1. Advisers will not be available during this time (including via email) and document processing will not take place. Passport and photo services will be closed. Regular office hours will resume Wednesday, Jan. 2. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international […]

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