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Former Chief Administrator of UAC is Running for Congress

Former Chief Administrator of UAC is Running for Congress

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

January 15, 2020

  Former University of Utah Asia Campus Chief Administrator Todd Kent is running for Congress in Texas. Kent was born in Texas, where his family currently resides, and he got his Ph.D. from Texas A&M. Kent started his work at UAC as Dean of Faculty in July 2016 and became a chief administrator...

U’s Asia Campus Prioritizes Mental Health

U’s Asia Campus Prioritizes Mental Health

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

November 27, 2019

The University of Utah Asia Campus hosted an open session about mental health on October 17th. Faculty, staff and students participated and shared their perspectives regarding mental health. The school also began a social media challenge going from October to December and will pick four random winners...

Career and Internship Development Center on Asia Campus Surviving Without Director

Career and Internship Development Center on Asia Campus Surviving Without Director

By Mitch Shin and Nina Yu

November 15, 2019

  The University of Utah Asia Campus opened in September 2014, but the decision to open up the Career and Internship Development Center was made in March 2018. According to Randall McCriilis, UAC Dean of Students, the reason why the UAC did not have the CIDC until Spring 2018 was the lack of gra...

Eco-Friendly Week at UAC to Address Climate Change

Eco-Friendly Week at UAC to Address Climate Change

By Mitch Shin and Nina Yu

October 17, 2019

Leadership consultants at the University of Utah Asia Campus presented a series of Eco-Week events from Sept. 23-27, encouraging the younger generation to raise their voices to solve climate change issues around the world. UAC students were able to participate in various events and had the chance to...

The U’s Safest Option: Utah Asia Campus

The U’s Safest Option: Utah Asia Campus

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

October 14, 2019

According to an interview with Randall McCrillis, the dean of students at the University of Utah Asia Campus, no incident or accident has happened at the UAC since its opening, standing in contrast to the campus in Salt Lake City, which has experienced several high-profile incidents of violence. Even...

UAC Markets ‘Urban Ecology’ Translated as ‘Urban Planning’ in Korean, Creating Confusion

UAC Markets ‘Urban Ecology’ Translated as ‘Urban Planning’ in Korean, Creating Confusion

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

September 20, 2019

  The Admissions Office and Public Relations and Marketing Office of the University of Utah Asia Campus have incorrectly translated the Bachelor of Science "Urban Ecology" as "Urban Planning" in Korean to parents and students. The UAC might have translated this differently to encourage more students...

UAC CMP Students Face Insufficient Course Availability

UAC CMP Students Face Insufficient Course Availability

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

September 8, 2019

This article was originally published in print on July 22. The University of Utah Asia Campus students who are majoring in urban ecology in the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning (CMP) are finding it difficult to register for courses while they study at the UAC. The UAC opened the CMP ...

U’s Asia Campus Opens Career and Internship Development Center

U’s Asia Campus Opens Career and Internship Development Center

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

June 6, 2019

  University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) opened the Career and Internship Development Center during the past semester. UAC hired Jinnie Park as an assistant director for the Career and Internship Development Center in late March. The Dean of Students office organized the interviews for this...

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Team Reflects on the Past Five Years

U’s Asia Campus Leadership Team Reflects on the Past Five Years

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

June 3, 2019

  Chief administrator and dean of faculty Todd Kent and dean of students Randall McCrillis at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in South Korea have had a busy year. Now, they're coming forward with a common vision for improvement on the Korean campus. UAC hosted a celebration for the...

Students Lack Confidence in UAC’s Election Security for the 2019-20 Student Council Election

Students Lack Confidence in UAC’s Election Security for the 2019-20 Student Council Election

By Mitch Shin, News Writer

May 25, 2019

Susan Park and Sandy Kim won a landslide victory against John Kim and Wonji Kim in the 2019-2020 student council election at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) after three separate elections were held. Park and Sandy Kim were elected as the new student council president and vice president with 76...

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