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News and announcements – International students

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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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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Request for proposals: Online International Learning Courses (Honors)

Filed in News and announcements by on September 8, 2017

Deadline: Oct. 2 The MU Honors College and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs, with support from the university, the Panda Charitable Foundation, and¬†Andrew and Peggy Cherng, are accepting proposals from MU faculty who wish to integrate¬†international and global learning into their courses through online methods. See the full request for proposals […]

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International sponsored student walk-ins canceled Aug. 24 and 31

Filed in News and announcements by on August 24, 2017

Walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Thursday, Aug. 24, and Thursday, Aug. 31. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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International Center to close for 2017 total eclipse

Filed in News and announcements by on August 16, 2017
International Center to close for 2017 total eclipse

The International Center will close from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, for the total solar eclipse. Some walk-in advising will be affected that day: International (F-1/J-1) student walk-in advising will end at 11 a.m. International (H-1B/J-1) scholar walk-in advising will be canceled For more information about the eclipse and to see related […]

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