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2022 ALUMNI BANQUET

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The University of Utah Asia Campus held the “2022 Alumni Banquet” event at the Conrad Hotel in Yeouido, Seoul, on the 1st. After a 3-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 7th Korean Alumni Association event was designed to strengthen exchange and solidarity and achieve friendship and harmony. Hosting the lovely national park-themed dinner […]

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A WEEK OF THE EDUCATION FESTIVAL

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The University of Utah Asia Campus celebrated International Education Week (IEW) by spreading the love and knowledge of different cultures around the world. It was a huge success with around 350 students attending the multiple events throughout the week. What is International Education Week? “International Education Week is an initiative established in 2000 by the […]

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SHARING IDEAS WITH PEOPLE FROM DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS

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A female university student introduced herself in fluent English in front of American high school students. “I’m enjoying my college life here. The school size is small, so I can develop closer friendships and focus more on the lectures. There are also many opportunities for admission and working scholarships. Every semester, various International and American […]

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FLAS SCHOLARSHIPS SUPPORT LANGUAGE STUDY

University of Utah students can apply by January 28, 2022, for awards up to $18,000 in tuition funding, plus stipends, for studying an underrepresented language. The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarship, a program of the U.S. Department of Education, provides financial support toward tuition and fees to eligible undergraduate students interested in studying Arabic, Cambodian, […]

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HELPING TO LEAD THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION AT THE U ASIA CAMPUS

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This story originally ran in South Korea’s Dong-Ah Daily on November 18, 2021. It has been translated and edited for clarity. Due to the prolonged effects of COVID-19, the unemployment rate among young people [in South Korea] has reached 25 percent, and the number of job seekers is approaching 1 million. Parents and students who […]

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U ASIA CAMPUS FEATURED IN BLOOMBERG’S QUICKTAKE SERIES

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Did you know that Songdo International Business District, home of the U Asia Campus, was just a dream a couple of decades ago? The city is a 1,500 acre “smart city,” built from scratch on the Yellow Sea. Bloomberg recently showcased the city (and the U Asia Campus!) in their Quicktake series and you can view the video […]

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LOVING LIFE AT THE U ASIA CAMPUS

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Just before her high school graduation in the summer of 2018, Sarah Higashi and her friends attended the Korean Wave Concert K-CON in Los Angeles and happened upon the University of Utah Asia Campus information booth. A year later, she boldly chose to go to South Korea after learning she could earn a U.S. diploma while gaining […]

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GUIDING “GLOBAL U”

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Dear colleagues, As we wade into a new school year, I find myself struck by the privilege of new beginnings–the air alive with excitement as we take what we know into fresh chapters and prepare ourselves to receive new lessons. After joining the Office for Global Engagement in late June, I’ve been immersed in this […]

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U ASIA CAMPUS ECE STUDENTS VISIT SALT LAKE

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On Saturday, July 17, the electrical and computer engineering department welcomed sophomore students Donggi Lee, Eojin Jeong, Donghun Jeon, Seok Min Kang, and Younghwan Shin from the University of Utah Asia Campus in South Korea to Salt Lake City. The trip was organized to expose U Asia Campus students to ongoing undergraduate research opportunities and encourage their participation in […]

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KOREAN CONSUL VISIT

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The Office for Global Engagement enjoyed a visit from the Korean Consul General in June. Yoon Sang-su, Korean Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, and Political Consul Kim Hyun-jung traveled to Utah to join Jeongbok (David) Lee, Consular Agent of the Republic of Korea in the State of Utah. The three […]

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