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Sep 20, 2018
(more dates through Jul 25, 2019)
International Student Workshop: Optional Practical Training

Optional practical training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All international...

Time: 3 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Location: N52 Memorial Student Union

Sep 20, 2018 Discover Islam: Biography of Prophet Muhammed

Presented by Dr. Rashed Nizam. Discover Islam is a lecture series organized by the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. The series offers the opportunity to learn about Islam from local community...

Time: 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Location: 114 Strickland Hall (GCB)

Sep 21, 2018 Family weekend: Study Abroad Open House

Stop by the International Center to learn about the wide array of study abroad options available to MU students across all academic disciplines. Study abroad advisers will be available to answer...

Time: 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Location: N52 Memorial Student Union

Sep 22, 2018 Family weekend: Study Abroad 101 for Parents

Do you have a student interested in studying abroad? Come and learn more about the programs MU offers, the planning process, health and safety abroad, costs, scholarships, academic credit and more!

Time: 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Location: 2501 MU Student Center

Sep 22, 2018 Moon Festival

Celebrate family and friends by sharing an evening together. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic, if you like. The MU Confucius Institute, Mid-Missouri Chinese Association, Columbia...

Time: 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Area

Sep 28, 2018 Workshop: Case Study Workshop for International Educators

Participants examine and discuss case studies based on a variety of incidents that can affect MU students abroad and gain practical experience applying best practices for supporting student health,...

Time: 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Location: S304 Memorial Student Union

Oct 4, 2018 Discover Islam: Ethics and Morality in Islam

Presented by Dr. Shakir Hamoodi. Discover Islam is a lecture series organized by the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. The series offers the opportunity to learn about Islam from local community...

Time: 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Location: 114 Strickland Hall (GCB)

Oct 15, 2018
(more dates through Oct 15, 2018)
Study abroad info session: Global History at Oxford

Study abroad during spring break 2019 on the Global History at Oxford program in Oxford. Immerse yourself in the intellectual and social life of the University of Oxford. Explore the cutting-edge...

Time: 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Location: 1209 A&B MU Student Center

Oct 18, 2018 Discover Islam: Concept of Time in Islam

Presented by Dr. Ibrahim Khaleel. Discover Islam is a lecture series organized by the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. The series offers the opportunity to learn about Islam from local...

Time: 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Location: 114 Strickland Hall (GCB)

Oct 26, 2018 Workshop: Health, Safety and Security for Program Leaders

This workshop will assist program directors and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through the International Center and the...

Time: 2 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Location: 2205 A&B MU Student Center

Nov 1, 2018 Discover Islam: Jesus in Islam

Presented by Dr. Shakir Hamoodi. Discover Islam is a lecture series organized by the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. The series offers the opportunity to learn about Islam from local community...

Time: 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Location: 114 Strickland Hall (GCB)

Nov 12, 2018 Workshop: Health, Safety and Security for Program Leaders

This workshop will assist program directors and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through the International Center and the...

Time: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Location: 1209 A&B MU Student Center

Nov 15, 2018 Discover Islam: Islam and Public Health

Presented by Dr. Mohannad Al-Samarraie. Discover Islam is a lecture series organized by the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. The series offers the opportunity to learn about Islam from local...

Time: 6 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Location: 114 Strickland Hall (GCB)

Nov 30, 2018 Workshop: Take Action for Mental Health for International Educators

This workshop has been developed by the MU Counseling Center to provide practical guidance regarding how to start a conversation with a student who may be experiencing a mental health problem....

Time: 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Location: MU Student Center

Dec 4, 2018 Workshop: Health, Safety and Security for Program Leaders

This workshop will assist program directors and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through the International Center and the...

Time: 2 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Location: 2205A&B MU Student Center

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