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Bennion Center offers community engagement experience in Cuba

The University of Utah offers several avenues for students to “Go Global,” including international service-learning trips through the Bennion Center. In Summer 2023, Professor Dean McGovern will again lead students to the dynamic and historic city of Havana, Cuba through his course “Cuba: Complexity, Community, and Change.” The experience presents a unique opportunity for students […]

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Eccles School of Business expands IS and Accounting programs to U Asia Campus

Sophomore-level courses will be arriving at the campus in Incheon, South Korea beginning in the Fall 2023 semester. This comes as good news to the Salt Lake City campus’s upper-class business students, who will be able to take their required upper-level major courses while staying on track to graduation—all while enjoying an exceptional international experience. […]

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Finding ‘Pura Vida’ via a Gilman Scholarship

Melissa Lira had always wanted to travel. “My parents immigrated to the United States before I was born. I always admired their desire to step out into an unfamiliar world to build a better life for their children, so studying abroad was important to me,” said Lira, a senior pursuing a degree in International Studies […]

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Faculty: Lead a Program Abroad

The Learning Abroad Office invites all University of Utah faculty to submit a proposal for a Learning Abroad Faculty-Led program. These international experiences allow students to travel abroad with U faculty over university holidays and breaks while earning resident credit. Proposals will be accepted from February 15 through May 15, 2023, for courses held in: […]

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The U’s Gymnastics Team to Take Talents to South Korea

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah gymnastics team is set to embark on a trip to South Korea during Summer of 2023. While abroad, the team will train, participate in exhibitions against Korean teams, and host meet-and-greets with students aspiring to pursue an athletic career at the collegiate level in the United States. […]

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HESSA helps Pakistani higher ed leader reimagine her role

Dr. Aqsa Shabbir with a colleague from LCWU and NED Karachi along with Dr. Steve Burian at HESSA Inaugural Consultative Meeting in February 2022 Dr. Aqsa Shabbir, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, has been at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) for the last 10 years. In February […]

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USAID Imparts Leadership Training to Deans of Public Sector Universities

On October 26-27, 2022, the USAID’s Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA) conducted a two-day training titled ‘Advancing Leadership Capacities of Deans’ for public sector universities. In total, 29 Deans from 15 Pakistani partner universities participated in the training. The inaugural session was attended by Anne Flaker, USAID Director of Education; Asima Rehman, USAID Senior […]

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Learning Abroad Spring Fair to help students “Go Global”

Take your education abroad! Mark your calendar for the Learning Abroad Spring Fair, taking place both in-person and online January 23–27, 2023. Whether you are new to the U or a returning student, tune in to learn about the wide variety of international opportunities available to you as a University of Utah student. All week, the Learning Abroad […]

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The U’s first-ever cross-campus global course

Professor Jay Jordan’s WRTG 4010 opened up borders during the height of COVID By the beginning of fall semester in 2020, the entire world knew that COVID-19 was here to stay. For schools and higher education institutions, that meant classes would resume via Zoom for an indefinite amount of time; and students and faculty alike […]

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U Asia Campus Alumni Gather in South Korea

University of Utah Asia Campus alumni gathered for the at the Conrad Hotel in Yeouido, Seoul, on December 1. After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the seventh Korean Alumni Association event was designed to “strengthen exchange and solidarity and achieve friendship and harmony,” according to organizers. Hosting the U.S. National Parks-themed dinner […]

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