China is launching huge infrastructure projects as a way to broaden its global influence. For scholars at CU Boulder, this trend raises new questions they aim to address with support from the Henry Luce Foundation.
Students and faculty alike have new opportunities to engage with Southeast Asia Southeastern Asia significantly influences world politics, economics and culture, and students at the University of Colorado Boulder will soon enjoy more options to learn about the region. CU Boulder’s Center for Asian Studies (CAS) is beginning its second...
When Laurel Rasplica Rodd began studying Japanese language and culture, she was one of only about 7,000 students nationwide. Today, the United States has an estimated 200,000. At CU Boulder, Rodd helped fuel and meet the student demand.
What do a rubber company, a meat exporter and a multinational conglomerate have in common? All have offices in Japan and are part of the first student internships organized through the Center for Asian Studies at CU Boulder.
Generally, ‘voluntourism’ is a poor substitute for traditional development work. Most projects are short-term, organizations that promote voluntouring don’t always ‘understand the place where it happens,’ and travelers typically don’t have skills needed for particular projects, researchers find.