Korea, South

Two Very Different Koreas

July 15, 2013

Jun-Youb "JY" Lee, a senior management and history student, writes about the differences between North and South Korea.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 20, 2013

Nine Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students have won U.S.

Korea’s Costly War on Conglomerates

October 10, 2012

Raphael Amit of the Wharton School contributes his thoughts about South Korea’s economy and politics.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 11, 2012

Six Penn Students Receive U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarships

          PHILADELPHIA – Six University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer:

Interdisciplinary Approach Attracts Top Professors and Students

May 28, 2011

In Korea, President Amy Gutmann says, “Creativity is the key to global education in the 21st century and nurturing creativity requires breaking down the walls between disciplines.”

Article Source: Chosun Ilbo (South Korea)

Go Beyond Money, Borders and Disciplinary Walls to Become World’s Top University

June 5, 2011

President Amy Gutmann shares her advice on the direction of Korea’s university education.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 202-415-9881May 23, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Announces $7.5 Million Korean Studies Gift

SEOUL, KOREA –- The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced today two gifts totaling $7.5 million that will greatly enhance its Korean Studies Program, one of the oldest of its kind in North America.

Alumnus James Joo-Jin Kim (W'59, G'61, GR'63) has given $6 million to strengthen the Korean Studies program, to be renamed the James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies.

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Media Contact:Laura Cavender | cavender@upenn.edu | 202-415-9881May 23, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Announces MOU With Seoul National University

SEOUL, KOREA –- In a ceremony today at Seoul National University (SNU), the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and SNU announced an agreement recognizing shared academic interests between the two universities. The memorandum of understanding builds on school and program partnerships already in place, and will allow the universities to explore further collaborative research projects and other academic activities.

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Media Contact:Jacqueline Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 11, 2010

Nine Penn Students and Five Alumni Awarded Fulbright International Exchange Educational Scholarships

Nine University of Pennsylvania students and five Penn alumni have been awarded scholarships to participate in Fulbright international educational exchange program.  More than 1,500 U.S. citizens will travel abroad for one year of foreign study in one of 155 foreign countries, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.