Office for Global Engagement

The Office for Global Engagement (OGE) provides campus-wide leadership and coordination in support of University of Utah global initiatives, partnerships, and programs. Our mission is to facilitate transformative global learning, innovative scholarship, and cross-cultural engagement opportunities for all students and faculty, and to promote intercultural competence and understanding. OGE provides the infrastructure for the University to become a hub of collaboration across academic disciplines and with partnering organizations to transform teaching and learning, scholarship, and service in the context of addressing pressing issues in a complex and interconnected world.

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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