Imagine arriving in a foreign country with one piece of luggage, severe jet lag and no idea how to get to your destination. That was the reality for Andrew Allee, a biochemistry major at MU, when he arrived in Berlin for the RISE internship through the German Academic Exchange Service last summer.
Jessica Anania is not your average college student. A triple major, studying international reporting, political science and psychology, Anania is also a world traveler, social justice advocate and research assistant.
Immigration is part of Fares Akremi’s family history. His father immigrated to the United States from Tunisia at age 28 and his mother’s aunt was granted asylum as a German Jew in the early 1930s. Akremi’s uncle hasn’t been heard from since 1988, when he attempted to leave North Africa.
MIZZOU ENDEAVORS is produced by the Office of Undergraduate Studies. This issue showcases MU undergraduate students excelling through research, fellowships, dedicated mentors, and more.
From Mizzou Magazine
Mizzou junior Samantha Franks received a position in the Fulbright Summer Institute and spent the summer studying at the University of Bristol in England.
January 8, 2015
The Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance as they affect different minority groups today. The Fellowship seeks to educate, connect and inspire the world's future leaders in the fields of human rights and social justice.
Monday, February 9, 5:00pm
The Mark Twain Fellowship is a program sponsored by the University of Missouri-Columbia that provides robust support of up to $50,000 for MU students and recent alumni seeking to pursue graduate study abroad in any discipline. One Mark Twain Fellow will be chosen this spring to study during 2015-2016.
February 26-March 5 2015
Spend three to six weeks in the United Kingdom through the US-UK Fulbright Summer Institutes. The UK Fulbright Commission offers US undergradutes this fully-funded opportunity to study through one of nine different programs.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Memorial Union South 304
MU Excels is an annual reception honoring students who have applied for competitive fellowships and the students' mentors. If you have applied for a fellowship this year, please plan to attend this celebratory event. The Fellowships Office will send official invitations in late February.