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Study Abroad 101 canceled Thursday, Dec. 7

Filed in News and announcements by on December 6, 2017

Study Abroad 101 will be canceled Thursday, Dec. 7. Come to the session Friday or stop by the International Center during regular business hours to visit with a peer adviser.

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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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Students reflect on study abroad experiences during International Education Week

Filed in Feature, News and announcements by on November 13, 2017
Students reflect on study abroad experiences during International Education Week

In conjunction with the start of International Education Week, the International Center recognized MU study abroad participants while sharing stories and images that illustrate what the experience is like with prospective study abroad students. The winners of the 2017 Study Abroad Photo Contest were announced, and two students shared their study abroad experiences in the […]

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2018 call for proposals: Short-term study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on October 18, 2017

Deadline for submission: Jan. 27, 2018 Short-term faculty-led programs are programs on which University of Missouri faculty or adjunct faculty provide academic instruction abroad for MU credit. These programs are typically up to eight weeks in length and are offered during the summer term, winter break or spring break. The International Center study abroad staff […]

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Info sessions: Summer 2018 faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on October 17, 2017

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 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in 1209A&B Student Center   SOUTH AFRICA: Health Science Internship in South Africa 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in 2206A Student Center   IRELAND: […]

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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 pleased to welcome two new staff members, Aubrey Siess and Chris Huh. Aubrey Siess joins the center as a strategic communications associate. She 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 […]

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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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Winter break 2017/18 and spring break 2018 faculty-led program information sessions

Filed in News and announcements by on August 23, 2017

Do something extraordinary this winter break or spring break and study abroad! Come to an information session to learn more about these great opportunities: INDIA: Public and Community Health: Health Sciences in India | 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, in 2206A Student Center NEW ZEALAND: Resources and Indigenous Peoples of Oceania | 3 p.m. Thursday, […]

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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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