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International scholar, sponsored student walk-ins canceled April 11

Filed in News and announcements by on April 10, 2017

Walk-in advising for international scholars (J-1 and H-1B)and sponsored students is canceled for Tuesday, April 11. Walk-in advising for H-1B scholars is also canceled for Wednesday, April 12. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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2017 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations — deadline April 5

Filed in News and announcements by on March 15, 2017

Extended deadline: April 5, 2017 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 2017 International Engagement Awards. The MU International Engagement Awards recognize the exceptional work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of […]

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Welcome, Alena Enaryeva

Filed in News and announcements, Russia by on March 14, 2017
Welcome, Alena Enaryeva

The International Center is pleased to welcome Alena Enaryeva, who is visiting MU as part of the Fulbright Russian International Education Administration Program. Enaryeva is a translator/interpreter and international projects specialist at the International Office of Dostoevsky Omsk State University in Omsk, Russia. She graduated from the Omsk Institute of Foreign Languages with a degree […]

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USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions

Filed in News and announcements by on March 8, 2017

On March 6, USCIS announced that, starting April 3, 2017, it will temporary suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to six months. While H-1B premium processing is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file a request for premium processing service for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, […]

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Executive order information and resources

Filed in News and announcements by on March 6, 2017

If you are an international student or scholar with questions regarding the executive order and whether or not it directly affects you, please be sure to contact your International Center adviser for the most up-to-date information. NAFSA, one of the leading professional organizations for international educators, also provides helpful resources and updates related to the […]

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Welcome, Samantha, Jeremiah and Xiaoyu

Filed in News and announcements by on March 1, 2017
Welcome, Samantha, Jeremiah and Xiaoyu

The International Center is pleased to welcome three new staff members: Samantha Welsh, Jeremiah Metzen and Xiaoyu Guo. Samantha Welsh joined the International Center as a front desk assistant. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi with an emphasis in public relations. She has spent a summer in France, spending […]

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International Center closed Friday, Jan. 13, and Monday, Jan. 16

Filed in News and announcements by on January 11, 2017

The International Center, along with the entire MU campus, will be closed Friday, Jan. 13, due to winter weather and Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We encourage all students and scholars to stay safe during the predicted ice storm. Purchase any food you may need tonight and be prepared […]

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International Center back in regular location: N52 Memorial Union

Filed in News and announcements by on January 3, 2017

Update: Jan. 4, 2017, 11 a.m. The International Center has returned to its regular location in N52 Memorial Union. All walk-in advising, document pickup and other services are now available there. Update: Jan. 3, 2017, 8:25 a.m. We continue to operate out of our temporary location in N206 Memorial Union. This is the location for all […]

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International Center closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2

Filed in News and announcements by on December 21, 2016
International Center closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2

The International Center will be closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 3, in our temporary office location of N206 Memorial Union. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international student or scholar or an MU student abroad during this time, call the MU Police Department […]

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International student, scholar walk-in advising canceled Dec. 21

Filed in News and announcements by on December 12, 2016

All afternoon walk-in advising for international students, international sponsored students and international scholars will be canceled Wednesday, Dec. 21. If you need assistance during that time, please email your adviser.

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