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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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Sponsored student walk-in advising cancellations for April

Filed in News and announcements by on April 8, 2019

Sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled on the following dates. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. Monday, April 15 Tuesday, April 16 Monday, April 22

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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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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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Welcome, Sarah

Filed in News and announcements by on March 12, 2019
Welcome, Sarah

The International Center is pleased to welcome Sarah Kumpula as a new international student adviser. Sarah is originally from northern Illinois and completed her bachelor’s degree in international studies with a minor in political science at MU. During her time as an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Ireland and completed an internship with the International […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Monday, March 11

Filed in News and announcements by on March 6, 2019

Sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Monday, March 11. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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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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International Center closed Monday, Jan. 14; International Student Welcome rescheduled

Filed in News and announcements by on January 13, 2019
International Center closed Monday, Jan. 14; International Student Welcome rescheduled

The International Center, along with the entire MU campus, will remain closed Monday, Jan. 14, due to winter weather. We hope you are all staying safe and warm, and will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Information for new international students International Student Welcome will now take place on Tuesday, Jan. 15. New […]

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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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