From March 8-18, the Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, in partnership with the Confucius Institute at Arizona State University, led a ten-day tour of China designed to facilitate exchange between American and Chinese educators.
Wednesday, March 27th 4:30-6:30PM hear from professionals about their global careers and how to get started!
Come experience a lesson in one of the following less commonly taught languages: Cambodian, Vietnamese, Nahuatl, and Portuguese.
The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) application for summer 2019 and academic year 2019-2020 awards is now available and entirely online! The due date is January 25, 2019.
With comics, video games, robotics, and stunning cityscapes, Asian cities are often presented as paragons of the achievements of modern techno science. Yet, this was not always the case.
Pacific Studies faculty affiliated with the Asia Center have co-authored a successful Mellon Grant which will provide funds to recruit and retain Pacific Islander students over the next three years.
Dennis Wei, professor of geography and affiliated faculty of the Asia Center, was recently awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation!
Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 4:30-6:30PM Hear from professionals about their global careers and how to get started!
The grant supports international education and language study
FLAS Scholarships are open to U of U students in any department (except the School of Medicine) for the study of a less commonly taught foreign language and related area studies.
A local Utah delegation of educators and students, led by the Confucius Institute at the University of Utah, were in Washington D.C. on Apr. 25, 2018 to meet with Utah congressional delegation…
Jane Hacking, Associate Professor of Russian, Receives Award for her Outstanding Contribution to the Profession
On Friday February 2, 2018, Jane Hacking was presented with the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and European Languages (AATSEEL) 2017 Outstanding Contribution to the Profession award.
The Pacific Islander Studies Initiative at the University of Utah is a growing group of Pacific Islander faculty, staff, students, and community members connecting through education, research, and service.
The University of Utah’s Asia Center and Russian Program are hosting an interdisciplinary conference on Siberia, Central Asia, and the Russian Far East and North Pacific, organized around the theme of “Asia in the Russian Imagination.”
Jason Chen was recently featured in the U.S. Department of Education’s blog, ProFellow, where they highlight recipients of government-funded fellowships.
The Fulbright Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Open to faculty across all disciplines.
FLAS scholarships are open to U of U students in any department (except the School of Medicine) for the study of a less commonly taught foreign language and related area studies.
Working with College of Social Work Professor Caren Frost, Lauren analyzed the word choice and sentence structure of the two “travel ban” executive orders.
Congratulations to Asian Studies major Lily Wu, who was just accepted into the very competitive Japan Exchange & Teaching Program (JET) after graduating this spring!
Janet Theiss, director of the Asia Center has been presented with one of the first two inaugural Awards for Global Engagement.
Congratulations to Asian Studies major Alyssa Wall on presenting her research "Korean Cultural Nationalism as Resistance: The Japanese Occupation, 1910-1945"
Kaitlyn Klein graduated in the Spring of 2016 with a double major in Asian Studies and Peace & Conflict Studies with a TESOL Certificate.
Ashley Glenn, academic advisor in International and Area Studies, has received the Outstanding New Advisor Award as part of the 2017 Global Awards Program for Academic Advising from NACADA: The Global Network for Academic Advising.
Essential Hindi Grammar is a comprehensive grammar of Modern Standard Hindi.
September 3rd: Last day to drop classes September 8th: Tuition payment due October 24th: Last day to withdraw from classes November 1st: Spring graduation application deadline