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.

global-change-and-sustainabilityIT’S ALL IN THE TEAMWORK: GLOBAL CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY

read moreGlobal sustainability is an area of research that, by its very nature, requires the input of scientists and experts from virtually every discipline imaginable, and it was this idea that led to the inception of the Global Change and Sustainability Center [GCSC] here at the University of Utah in 2011.

Language Flagship Proficiency AwardSCHOLARLY ASYLUM: SCHOLAR RESCUE FUND COMES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

read moreFor those whose very lives are threatened by the pursuit of knowledge things can often seem very dire. In countries such as Syria, Iraq, Columbia, and Nigeria, the very act of scholarly research can often put a person as well as their family, at risk of death or persecution.

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.

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