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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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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 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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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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