The CU Chinese and Japanese Graduate Programs Have Joined the Western Regional Graduate Program

Aug. 19, 2013

The Chinese and Japanese graduate programs at CU have been selected for inclusion in the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP). Through the WRGP, graduate students who are residents of 15 participating states may enroll in certain distinctive programs at public institutions on an in-state resident tuition basis. The following states...

CAS Associate Director Serves as Scholar-Escort for a Delegation of Communication Directors of the U.S. Congress

Aug. 12, 2013

On Friday, August 9th, CAS Associate Director Timothy Weston left for China to serve as a scholar-escort for a delegation of Communication Directors for members of the U.S. Congress. This delegation, hosted in China by the National People’s Congress, has been jointly arranged by the National Committee on United States...

"STARTALK: Hindi in the Rockies" was a Big Success

Aug. 5, 2013

The CU Center for Asian Studies, in collaboration with the department of Asian Languages and Civilizations ( ALC ) and the Anderson Language Technology Center ( ALTEC ), has successfully concluded its second Hindi-Urdu STARTALK language program. Our program titled “STARTALK: Hindi in the Rockies” was an intensive, three-week, non-residential...

CAS Assistant Director Reflects on Her Experiences as Part of the Denver Delegation to Tokyo

July 29, 2013

Last month, I was fortunate to have been selected to join 70 business, government, and higher education professionals participating in a goodwill delegation to Japan in celebration of the inauguration of a direct flight between Denver and Tokyo . Headed by Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, our group left Denver...

U.S. College Students Can Now Apply for Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternships

July 9, 2013

Applications are being accepted from now until July 20th for the Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) program. Through this program, students have the opportunity to work on one of 276 projects with the Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development, the Foreign Commercial Service, and other agencies. For more...

CAS Assistant Director Participates in Delegation to Tokyo Inaugurating the New Nonstop Flight between Denver and Tokyo

June 17, 2013

On Monday, June 10th, Danielle Rocheleau Salaz, the Assistant Director of the Center for Asian Studies, departed on the inaugural United Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner flight direct from Denver to Tokyo. She is currently taking part in a 70-person delegation to Tokyo that includes Colorado business, tourism, and government officials, as...

Leslie Dong Reflects on Her Experiences as an Intern at Rowman and Littlefield Publishers

June 10, 2013

"Interning for Rowman and Littlefield Publishers was an incredibly eye-opening and memorable experience. Not only did I have the opportunity to attend professional conferences including board meetings, launch meetings, and even marketing meetings, I also had the chance to work directly with production editors and renowned scholars in the fields...

Record Number of CU Students Receive Fulbright Awards for 2013-2014

June 3, 2013

The university recently announced that a record number of CU-Boulder students received a Fulbright Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. This prestigious award funds teaching, research, and graduate studies abroad. Of the twelve students who received this award, six are students of Asia. These students include Ulyana Horodyskyj (Nepal), Elise...

"It's Elementary" Service Project (IESP) Concludes Its Sixteenth Year of Service in Boulder Valley

May 28, 2013

"Very few people truly understand or can comprehend how rewarding and confidence boosting it is to make a difference in a young person’s life. The idea that this kid may be thinking of you and thanking you for the rest of his or her life is invaluable and will provide...

CAS Event Report: "Translating Buddhist Luminaries"

May 24, 2013

Tibetan Translation Issues Discussed at Recent Conference Buddhist luminaries, clustered in eastern Tibet in the nineteenth-century, composed numerous short texts of advice that are lively in their use of language and poignant in their pith instructions. In order to explore issues of translation in a range of such texts, Holly...

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