College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Sustaining Competitiveness: Lessons from Study Abroad in South Korea

Presented by Students from PUAD 694: Study Abroad in South Korea
A group of KU students will share lessons from their January 2014 trip to South Korea with Dr. Alfred Ho of KUs School of Public Affairs & Administration. Nine students participated in the trip to learn about the countrys history, government policies, business, development strategies, and socio-economic development. They visited the Seoul City Government, an office of Samsung, a hospital, an evening tutoring school, and multiple community and religious organizations, as well as the new administrative capital of South Korea"the City of Sejong. Their goal was to understand how Korean society has managed to advance rapidly for the past few decades and how it is trying to sustain its competitiveness based on sustainability principles.
April 08, 2014
04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
Kansas Union, Pine Room
(913) 897-8510

August 2014
August 24, 2014 | 03:00 pm | Jayhawk Boulevard
September 2014
September 08, 2014 | 07:30 pm | Lied Center
View events: Upcoming
SWCAS & MCAA Joint Conference, 2014

CEAS will host a joint conference of the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies (SWCAS) &
the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) in Lawrence, KS on October 3-5, 2014

Follow this link for more information.

Follow this link for registration.

Program Chair: J. Megan Greene, mgreene@ku.edu

New M.A. Program

The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at The University of Kansas is offering a new M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies, beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year. Full-time students with prior East Asian language training will be able to complete the degree within 12 months. For more information about this M.A. program including specific requirements for admission, visit www.ceas.ku.edu/degrees, or contact Ayako Mizumura, Assistant Director of CEAS, by email (mizu@ku.edu) or call 785-864-1478. You can also download our program flyer (PDF) Please share this information with your friends, colleagues and students! We are looking forward to hearing from you.

New CEAS Study Abroad Program

The University of Kansas recently participated in the Kakehashi Project-Bridge for Tomorrow, a 10-day study abroad trip to Japan for 23 students from Kansas universities. In the 2014-15 school year CEAS will host a group of students from Japan.

New Students: Are you interested in learning about another language or culture while at KU? Get started this Sunday by checking out the Welcome Event from the KU Area Studies Centers from 3 to 5 on Jayhawk Blvd, at the Southwest Corner of Jayhawk and Sunnyside. http://www.calendar.ku.edu/index.php?option=eventview&ce_id=60601 See what the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies is bringing below. For East Asia, we'll have a drum performance and some really amazing cookies. #hawkweek
KU Orientation: Making a home on the Hill See why you made the right choice in becoming a Jayhawk as you go through KU’s Orientation process (http://firstyear.ku.edu/orientation). You’ll discover what it means to make KU your home: trying new things, building friendships, getting involved, seeking out career path advice from faculty, studying abroad, or even conducting your own research as a freshman or a graduate student.


Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
KU offers courses in 40 languages
Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined