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News and announcements – Study abroad

International Center closed noon–1:30 p.m. May 18

Filed in News and announcements by on May 15, 2017

The International Center will be closed from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, so all staff can participate in the center’s staff appreciation picnic. Additionally, international sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled for that afternoon. International student walk-in advising and the J-1 scholar orientation will take place as scheduled that afternoon.

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International Center adopts summer hours

Filed in News and announcements by on May 11, 2017

From Monday, May 15, through Friday, Aug. 4, the International Center will adopt the following office hours: 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday Regular office hours will resume Monday, Aug. 7.

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Scholarship alert: $1,000 scholarships for IFSA-Butler study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on May 9, 2017

The first four students to submit an MU study abroad application for an IFSA-Butler spring or calendar year 2018 program will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Apply online today — applications for these programs are due Sept. 20, 2017.

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UM South Africa Education Program call for proposals

Filed in News and announcements by on May 4, 2017

Deadline: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 The International Center encourages interested faculty to respond to the call for proposals to support productive collaborations between the University of Missouri, University of the Western Cape and, potentially, other institutions in South Africa. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain seed funding that will extend or expand […]

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2017 MU International Engagement Awards: Call for nominations — deadline April 5

Filed in News and announcements by on March 15, 2017

Extended deadline: April 5, 2017 The MU Council on International Initiatives, International Center and Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs seek outstanding faculty, staff and student nominations for the 2017 International Engagement Awards. The MU International Engagement Awards recognize the exceptional work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize the University of […]

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Welcome, Samantha, Jeremiah and Xiaoyu

Filed in News and announcements by on March 1, 2017
Welcome, Samantha, Jeremiah and Xiaoyu

The International Center is pleased to welcome three new staff members: Samantha Welsh, Jeremiah Metzen and Xiaoyu Guo. Samantha Welsh joined the International Center as a front desk assistant. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi with an emphasis in public relations. She has spent a summer in France, spending […]

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UPDATE: Summer 2017 faculty-led study abroad program information sessions

Filed in News and announcements by on January 12, 2017

Do something extraordinary this summer and study abroad! Come to the information sessions to learn more about these great opportunities: JAMAICA: History, Literature and Culture 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in 2206A Student Center PERU: Spanish Language and Peruvian Culture 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, in S203 Memorial Union NETHERLANDS & BELGIUM: Exploring the Northern […]

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International Center closed Friday, Jan. 13, and Monday, Jan. 16

Filed in News and announcements by on January 11, 2017

The International Center, along with the entire MU campus, will be closed Friday, Jan. 13, due to winter weather and Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We encourage all students and scholars to stay safe during the predicted ice storm. Purchase any food you may need tonight and be prepared […]

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International Center back in regular location: N52 Memorial Union

Filed in News and announcements by on January 3, 2017

Update: Jan. 4, 2017, 11 a.m. The International Center has returned to its regular location in N52 Memorial Union. All walk-in advising, document pickup and other services are now available there. Update: Jan. 3, 2017, 8:25 a.m. We continue to operate out of our temporary location in N206 Memorial Union. This is the location for all […]

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International Center closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2

Filed in News and announcements by on December 21, 2016
International Center closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2

The International Center will be closed Dec. 26–Jan. 2. Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 3, in our temporary office location of N206 Memorial Union. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international student or scholar or an MU student abroad during this time, call the MU Police Department […]

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