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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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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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International Education Week 2022 enjoys biggest success in years

International Education Week (IEW) 2022 wrapped up in spectacular fashion on Friday, November 18, as one of the most memorable iterations of the U’s beloved annual cultural celebration in recent history. The week (Nov.14–18) was presented in a hybrid format; with some departments continuing to reap the unique benefits of hosting online information sessions and […]

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The David Eccles School of Business arrives at the U Asia Campus

The University of Utah Asia Campus announced this summer that two majors from the David Eccles School of Business – Accounting and Information Systems – will be added to its curriculum beginning in the fall of 2022. In anticipation of the new programs’ arrival, the U Asia Campus’s senior public relations specialist, June-Young Lee, visited […]

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ISA Global Opportunity Scholarship Winner

We are excited to announce the winner of the ISA Global Opportunity Scholarship! Congratulations to Zuri Vasquez Bedolla, a double major in Spanish and Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Utah. She will be studying abroad at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid this fall.   Read more  

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Measuring the Advantages of Learning Abroad

Higher education professionals agree that learning abroad fosters growth, but it is much harder to quantify exactly how a student’s intercultural skills change through those international experiences. The University of Utah Learning Abroad office set out on a mission to measure that growth several years ago and shared their recently-launched method with other learning abroad […]

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