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Calendar of MU international events

Mar 2, 2017
(more dates through Mar 6, 2017)
Study abroad workshop: Gilman Scholarship Essay Reading

Applying for a Gilman Scholarship for summer or fall 2017? Bring your essay to the International Center for last-minute tips and a final review before submitting your application. Don't forget...

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

Location: N52 Memorial Student Union

Mar 2, 2017 Alyssa Park from the University of Iowa

History of a Transborder People and Place: Koreans in the Tumen Valley (Or what we know as Russia, China, and Northern Korea) Borderlands have garnered the attention of historians of the Americas,...

Time: 4 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Location: S207 Memorial Student Union

Mar 2, 2017
(more dates through Jul 28, 2017)
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: 4 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Location: N52 (International Center) Memorial Student Union

Mar 3, 2017 Iraq's Changing Educational System

Maha Kareem, a PhD student in Learning, Teaching and Curriculum (LTC), will discuss Iraq’s educational system from past to present and her passion to rebuild the system after the 2003 war....

Time: 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Location: 220 Townsend Hall

Mar 8, 2017 Two Languages in Mind: Bilingualism as a Tool to Investigate Language, Cognition and the Brain

Dr. Judith Kroll, distinguished professor of psychology at University of California-Riverside, will give a lecture as part of the Chancellor's Distinguished Visitor Program, with a reception to...

Time: 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Location: Student Center Leadership Auditorium

Mar 14, 2017 Workshop: Health, Safety and Security in Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs: New program leaders

Required for all MU faculty, staff and student assistants planning to lead study abroad programs, the goals of this workshop are to assist program directors in understanding their roles and...

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

Location: 2206A MU Student Center

Mar 15, 2017 Showcasing your international experience: Résumés, cover letters, interviews

Learn how to convey your valuable international experience to potential employers. The workshop will include tips for how to incorporate your study abroad experience into a job search, résumé,...

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: MU Career Center

Mar 27, 2017 Workshop: Health, Safety and Security in Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs: New program leaders

Required for all MU faculty, staff and student assistants planning to lead study abroad programs, the goals of this workshop are to assist program directors in understanding their roles and...

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

Location: S203 Memorial Student Union

Apr 21, 2017 Workshop: Health, Safety and Security in Faculty-led Study Abroad Programs: Returning program leaders

Offered for all MU faculty, staff and student assistants who have led at least two international programs, this shortened health and safety refresher workshop will include an overview of changes to...

Time: 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Location: 2205A MU Student Center

Nov 14, 2017 International Education Week

It's International Education Week! Celebrate by applying to study abroad this summer through CAFNR! You have many exciting places to choose from: Australia, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Czech Republic,...

Time: 12 a.m.

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