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.
Faculty & Staff Global Engagement Award
Deadline: March 27, 2015
read moreThe Office for Global Engagement (OGE) has established this award to recognize faculty and staff contributions to the university’s global dimension and those who have demonstrated excellence in providing support to international students, students participating in learning abroad and/or global internship programs, international partnership development that engages students, and other programs that provide significant opportunities for global learning either on campus or abroad. One faculty member and one staff member will be awarded (two awards).
Games4Health 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.
‘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.
SCHOLARLY 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.
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