Post Tagged with: "South Korea"

Enrique Lores, president of imaging, printing and solutions business for HP, spoke about adapting to industry change.

Printing Still Relevant, HP Says

Hewlett-Packard is updating its business strategy to address new consumer technology habits and global trends, according to Enrique Lores, president of imaging, printing and solutions business at HP, who spoke at the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Wednesday. Lores, who has worked at HP for 27 years in various positions,[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Column: Settling in Seoul

When I first arrived in Korea, it did not really feel all that different. While in the months prior I had been overcome by nerves and anxiety, the night before I left, I was strangely calm. Even after I arrived at Incheon International Airport after more than 19 hours of[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide, Uncategorized

Basketball | Hoyas to Square Off Against Ducks in Non-Conference Tournament

The Georgetown men’s basketball team is one step closer to beginning its 2016-17 season, with the brackets for the 33rd Maui Jim Maui Invitational announced Tuesday morning. The Hoyas are slated to face the Oregon Ducks, with the winner moving on to face the winner of the game between the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Korean Ambassador Talks Career, Korean-United States Relationship

Republic of Korea Ambassador to the United States Ahn Ho-Young (GRD ’83) emphasized the strong relationship between South Korea and the United States and Korea’s growing role in the world economy at the keynote address of the Fifth Annual Walsh Exchange Conference at the Mortara Center on Friday. The Walsh[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Partners with Consortium for Comparative East Asian Studies

The university announced today that it will participate as a partner school in the Three-Campus Consortium for Comparative East Asian Studies program, a study abroad initiative in which students study at three universities in Japan, Korea and Hong Kong for a full-year or half-year time span. The program, which is[Read More…]

by July 1, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Julia Hennrikus

In Korea, Beauty Evolves on Its Own Terms

“Are you half? You have big eyes, for an Asian.” “You have bigger eyes than some of my white friends!” “Have you gotten double-eyelid surgery? Your eyes are pretty.” “You have really western features, for a Korean.” These are a few of the many common statements I have been asked[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHAH: A Warmer Welcome For Korean Defectors

SHAH: A Warmer Welcome For Korean Defectors

The news of the demolition of a symbolic Christmas tree along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea is important to this chronic and pervasively psychological battle between the two nations. Defectors from North Korea to South Korea have increased since the devastating famine in the 1990s, and they[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Ambassador Alumnus Returns

Ambassador Alumnus Returns

Ahn Ho-Young (GRD ’83), the Republic of Korea’s ambassador to the United States, spoke in McGhee Library Wednesday about his 35 years in foreign service and about his experience as a Georgetown student in the Masters of Science in Foreign Service program. “I have always believed that I was a[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

From DC to DMZ, a Newfound Identity

Being born in Seoul, South Korea, growing up in Sydney, Australia, and attending a university in the United States, my identity has never been easy to pin down. After finishing my freshman year at Georgetown, I was notified by the South Korean Department of Defense that I had to fulfill[Read More…]

by September 27, 2012 0 comments Opinion