Office for Global Engagement

The Office for Global Engagement (OGE) provides leadership for cross-campus coordination and support of global initiatives at the University of Utah.  As a highly ranked world-class university with extensive global reach, the U’s faculty, staff, and students are actively engaged in every corner of the world. The OGE strives to provide the campus community with needed resources, coordination, advice, guidelines, and services for global education, programs, research, and partnerships.

ebola preventin in ghanaEbola Prevention in Ghana, Africa

read moreThe Division of Public Health of the University of Utah recently wrapped up a conference on leadership and community engagement in Ghana, Africa. The conference was focused on the prevention, and potential containment of Ebola, should the disease spread to the country.

Language Flagship Proficiency AwardU.S. Department of Education Grants bring Diversity to University of Utah International and Area Studies

read moreA recent pair of grants offered to the Asia Center and the Center for Latin American Studies here at the University of Utah will be providing a significant boost to international and area studies.

Language Flagship Proficiency AwardBringing about Lasting Change: A Literacy Revolution in Botswana, Africa

read moreOpportunities to make lasting changes within the educational systems of foreign countries don’t come along very often. So when the opportunity arose for Megan Peterson, an intervention specialist with the University of Utah Reading Clinic (UURC), to partner with a non-profit in Botswana, Africa she leapt at the chance to make a significant impact in their literacy program.


read moreThe College of Humanities’ Second Language Teaching and Research Center (L2TReC) has just been awarded the prestigious, and highly competitive, Language Flagship Proficiency Assessment grant that is administered by the Institute of International Education.

global experience continuumenhancing the global experience

read moreCONTINUUM examines how the U is increasing its international presence. The University is unifying and expanding its endeavors to bring international experiences to all students.


read moreExtending your university campus to a new continent, providing global learning opportunities for students and faculty at home and abroad, and enjoying greater collaboration opportunities with other institutions and businesses: here’s an example of a new higher education venture involving South Korea, the US and Belgium.

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