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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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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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Study Abroad 101 canceled Wednesday, March 6

Filed in News and announcements by on March 4, 2019

Study Abroad 101 will be canceled Wednesday, March 6. Sessions will resume as scheduled on Thursday, March 7.

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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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UPDATE | Info sessions: Summer 2019 faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on January 15, 2019

Do something extraordinary this summer and study abroad! Come to the information sessions to learn more about these great opportunities. ITALY: Communication and Culture in Tuscany 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in 201 Switzler Hall PERU: Spanish Language and Andean Society 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in N52 Memorial Union GERMANY: World History on the German Stage […]

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Applications open for 2019/20 Bond International Scholars Award

Filed in News and announcements by on January 11, 2019

Want to see the world, gain global skills and accelerate your degree completion? The Bond International Scholars Award is a competitive scholarship opportunity available to all MU students participating in a semester or academic/calendar year MU study abroad program. The award offers five $5,000 scholarships toward the cost of an MU study abroad program to […]

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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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International Center closed for Thanksgiving break

Filed in News and announcements by on November 19, 2018

The center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Friday, Nov. 23. We will resume regular hours on Monday, Nov. 26. We wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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2018 Bond International Scholar Award recipients announced

Filed in Feature, News and announcements by on November 13, 2018
2018 Bond International Scholar Award recipients announced

The International Center is delighted to announce the first Bond International Scholar Award recipients. This award is made possible by a generous endowment from the friends of retired U.S. Senator Christopher S. “Kit” Bond, in honor of his exemplary public service. About the award Bond, a sixth generation Missourian, was elected to the United States […]

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