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A Win-Win for Utah: the U of U’s International Sponsored Student Program

Christoph Dressler is assistant director of the University of Utah's International Center. Christoph, a native of Germany and a once-international student himself, is in charge of the Center's international

U’s Asia Center is Now a National Resource Center

-- by Robert D. Newman, Dean of the College of Humanities and Associate Vice President for Interdisciplinary Studies at the University

Vancouver Olympic Games: The experience lives on…in SLC.

While most of us quickly shifted from worrying about Lindsey’s shin to applauding the sweep of “The Hurt Locker” and now to prepping brackets for

Olympic Fever!

Wow!  It's the first day of competition and the village is buzzing.  You can feel the energy and intensity in the air.  It's a pretty cool feeling.  We

Stephen Colbert gets schooled by U.S. Speedskating mental coach, U prof Nicole Miller

Hello All!  Thanks for checking out this blog. So I just got back from The Colbert Report in NYC.  It was quite an amazing experience.  I had a blast! 

Istanbul pictures

We arrived in Istanbul safely and embarked on a walking and photo tour immediately. You now can see the photos

Getting Ready for Turkey, Bursa, Turkey, That Is.

Six of us social work faculty are preparing departure to Bursa, Turkey, via Istanbul for the Alliance of UniversRuthiRuth ties for Democracy (AUDEM) conference. AUDEM is a collaboration

Home Again…The After Effects

I have been home now for almost one month and am staring down the face of another school year. In reflecting upon my experiences in Costa Rica, I have

El Pan de Costa Rica

El Pan de Costa Rica Bread is one of the most ancient foods of humanity. Its relevance is included in world religions that use bread as a symbol of

A Country Without an Army?

A Country Without an Army? Since our arrival in Costa Rica, we have found it intriguing that Costa Rica is one of very few countries in the world

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