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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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International Center returns to regular office hours

Filed in News and announcements by on August 7, 2017

Starting today, Monday, Aug. 7, the International Center returns to regular office hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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International Center closed July 4; sponsored student advising canceled July 3–5

Filed in News and announcements by on June 28, 2017

The International Center will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Additionally, walk-in advising for international sponsored students is canceled for Monday, July 3, and Wednesday, July 5. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. Wishing everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July celebration!

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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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