Since we can't get together in person right now, the University of Minnesota Foundation and University of Minnesota Alumni Association are bringing together international alumni through panel discussions and other presentations. Stay tuned as we add more presentations!
New Challenges in a COVID-19 Work World: An Asia-Pacific Alumni Panel Discussion
Business and the world of work have changed dramatically across the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic. This engaging panel discussion on August 26, 2020, featured four University of Minnesota alumni living in the Asia-Pacific region who shared their perspectives on how work has changed, how to approach business differently moving forward, and how to stay productive while balancing mental health.
Alumni and friends tuned in live from China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam.
- A U of M professor developed a study-abroad course to give students a first-hand look at how cities in China are managing rapid population growth.
- As part of a new partnership, scholars from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences and the University of Minnesota are working together on research and other academic collaborations.
- James K. Lee's career dreams came true when he launched offices in Seoul, South Korea, for two prominent U.S. law firms.
- During an unexpected trip to Minnesota, an alumna from Shanghai gives back to the University of Minnesota through music.