International Programs Events

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers over 800 awards in more than 135 countries to teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects. Opportunities are available for university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, independent scholars and many others. 

In this webinar moderated by David Crespy, Fulbright liaison, you'll learn about the support available through MU for applicants. Then two Mizzou faculty members will share their experiences as Fulbright recipients. The session will conclude with time for Q&A.

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advanceIf you can't attend the webinar live, still register to receive a copy of the recording.

Panelists:

  • Haley Horstman, Communications | Fulbright to Poland, 2021/22
    • Project title: Intergenerational Transmission of Narrative Resilience in Polish Families
    • Dr. Horstman is an associate professor of interpersonal and family communication in the Department of Communication, and studies how families communicate to make sense of and cope with their difficult experiences.
  • Mary K. Hendrickson, Rural Sociology | Fulbright to Iceland, 2020
    • Project title: Applying a Sustainable Development Frame to Teach Sustainable Agriculture in Iceland
    • Dr. Hendrickson is an associate professor in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources who teaches sustainable food and farming systems and co-directs the Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security.
September 28, 2022
12:00 pm

A forum with retired Ambassador Allan Mustard, moderated by Vice Provost Mary Stegmaier.

Ambassador Mustard, class of Career Minister, was sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Turkmenistan on Nov. 25, 2014. He previously served as agricultural minister-counselor at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India. A widely recognized authority on agricultural and food aid policy, he has broad experience in guiding economic reform assistance throughout Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Sponsored by: College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources; International Programs; School of Journalism

September 29, 2022
12:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

September 29, 2022
3:00 pm

Join the Asian Affairs Center and Ragtag Cinema for a screening of this South Korean political drama about the presidency of Park Chung-Lee 40 days before his assassination in 1979. This film is a part of the Show Me Series, a free, monthly community screening that Ragtag Cinema puts on with one of their five community partners. Following the film, there will be a community conversation with two panelists and a moderator where we will discuss what we have seen on screen.

This screening is free, but tickets are required.

September 30, 2022
7:00 pm

Spend a semester at a university ranked in the top 1% in the world! Attend this info session to learn more about studying at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, considered one of the most complete medieval cities still standing in the U.K. 

This session will be held on Teams — join the meeting.

October 3, 2022
1:00 pm

Current students and recent graduates can explore their professional teaching career in a global and service-related position. Funded by the Korean government, this paid teaching position aims to improve the English-speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange between Korea and abroad, and of introducing new teaching methods into the Korean education system. Attend this info session to learn more. 

Pizza provided! Please register to attend.

October 4, 2022
12:00 pm

Focus on Africa will take place in Memorial Union North-214 C on the campus of the University of Missouri. You are cordially invited to attend a blitz presentation and discussion event. For the 7th year in a row, we are continuing with the theme of FOCUS ON AFRICA.
The purpose of the discussion is to encourage scholars with international interests to meet each other, stimulate each other’s thinking, and potentially lead to the creation of a broader research network and joint scholarship.
Topics across the year are chosen to highlight the intersection among multiple disciplinary perspectives with a common geographical focus.
This annual event is sponsored by the MU African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub, Inclusion Diversity and Equity, Afro-Romance Institute, African Graduate Professional Student Association, International Center, Peace Studies, Black Studies, International Studies, and CAFNR International Programs. Pizza will be provided.
For questions or comments please email AfricaHub@umsystem.edu

October 5, 2022
12:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

October 7, 2022
9:30 am

Learn how to make your global experience shine on your resume in this workshop with the MU Career Center.

October 12, 2022
5:30 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

October 13, 2022
3:00 pm

Study abroad this spring break on the Global History at Oxford program! Enroll in HIST 4075/4075H for four credits as you immerse yourself in the intellectual and social life of the University of Oxford. Explore the cutting-edge work on a global-transnational history in a country that has emerged as a leader in the field. Learn more from the program leader at this info session. 

This session will be held on Zoom — register in advance. Can't attend the session live? Still register to receive a copy of the recording.

October 13, 2022
5:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

October 21, 2022
9:30 am

Required for all faculty, staff and program assistants who have leadership roles for MU study abroad programs or university-related international activities. All faculty, staff and program assistants who lead programs abroad are required to attend this workshop every other year to receive updated information.

The workshop will assist program leaders and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through International Programs and the university. Presenters include the UM System Office of General Counsel and Office of Risk and Insurance Management and the MU Office of International Health, Safety and Security. The workshop covers:

  • Best practices to support student health, safety and security
  • Individual and institutional liability concerns
  • Risk management and insurance coverage
  • Student conduct issues
  • Emergency response

 
This workshop will be held on Zoom at the following times — register in advance for the session you will attend:

  • 2–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2
October 25, 2022
2:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

October 27, 2022
3:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

November 4, 2022
9:30 am

Required for all faculty, staff and program assistants who have leadership roles for MU study abroad programs or university-related international activities. All faculty, staff and program assistants who lead programs abroad are required to attend this workshop every other year to receive updated information.

The workshop will assist program leaders and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through International Programs and the university. Presenters include the UM System Office of General Counsel and Office of Risk and Insurance Management and the MU Office of International Health, Safety and Security. The workshop covers:

  • Best practices to support student health, safety and security
  • Individual and institutional liability concerns
  • Risk management and insurance coverage
  • Student conduct issues
  • Emergency response

 
This workshop will be held on Zoom at the following times — register in advance for the session you will attend:

  • 2–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2
November 4, 2022
2:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

November 10, 2022
3:00 pm

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

November 18, 2022
9:30 am

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 F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

December 2, 2022
9:30 am

Required for all faculty, staff and program assistants who have leadership roles for MU study abroad programs or university-related international activities. All faculty, staff and program assistants who lead programs abroad are required to attend this workshop every other year to receive updated information.

The workshop will assist program leaders and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through International Programs and the university. Presenters include the UM System Office of General Counsel and Office of Risk and Insurance Management and the MU Office of International Health, Safety and Security. The workshop covers:

  • Best practices to support student health, safety and security
  • Individual and institutional liability concerns
  • Risk management and insurance coverage
  • Student conduct issues
  • Emergency response

 
This workshop will be held on Zoom at the following times — register in advance for the session you will attend:

  • 2–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2
December 2, 2022
2:00 pm