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.

Games4HealthGames4Health Challenge: Innovation Through Gamification

read moreThe University of Utah will be tasking students from around the world to tackle real-world issues ranging from health and fitness to psychological wellbeing at this year’s second annual Games4Health Grand Prix Competition. With prize money totaling $50,000, the Games4Health challenge is set to be the largest competition of its kind in the world.

global-change-and-sustainability‘Kingsbury Hall Presents’: Bringing International Diversity to the Stage

read moreThe Kingsbury Hall Presents program has existed at the University of Utah for more than 14 years and has helped to bring both international and domestic performers to the Salt Lake valley, from international dance performances to Broadway hits. As successful as the Presents program has been, Brooke Horejsi, Executive Director of Kingsbury Hall Performing Arts Center and Assistant Dean of the College of Fine Arts, has even bigger plans for its future through the incorporation of the Global Arts Series.


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.

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