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News and announcements – Study abroad

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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International Education Week 2016

Filed in Multimedia, News and announcements, Photo by on November 21, 2016
International Education Week 2016

Each year, the International Center coordinates MU’s celebration of International Education Week, an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. 2016 events included Study Abroad 20×20 and photo contest awards, Operation Passport reception with the provost and a Thanksgiving meal for international students and scholars who are new to MU. | […]

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International Center closed Nov. 21–25

Filed in News and announcements by on November 7, 2016

The center will be closed Monday, Nov. 21, through Friday, Nov. 25 for building maintenance and the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular office hours will resume Monday, Nov. 28. Advisers will not be available Nov. 21–25, so please plan accordingly and seek any advice or services you need in advance. If you need help regarding the health […]

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Black and Gold Day study abroad open house Friday, Oct. 28

Filed in News and announcements by on October 27, 2016

Learn about all the exciting opportunities to study abroad MU has to offer during the International Center’s Black and Gold Day study abroad open house, 1–3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Study abroad advisers will be available to answer your questions and talk about program options. Study Abroad 101 will be canceled that day, but you […]

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Faculty-led programs newsletter: October 2016

Filed in News and announcements by on October 7, 2016

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through the fall semester! For those of you receiving this newsletter for the first time, you can expect to receive a newsletter from the International Center each semester with important information and updates for program directors. 2016/17 application deadlines Spring break 2017: Tuesday, Nov.1 Summer 2017 early acceptance […]

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