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Photo of the Day: SolBridge Sports Day

Students at the SolBridge International School of Business in Daejeon, South Korea, took time out on the eve of midterms week for some fun and games during the school’s annual Sports Day. Held each year in the fall, BBA and MBA students compete in a series of games and sporting events to unwind before their […]

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What’s happening outside SolBridge these days?

Lots of construction happening outside SolBridge these days with a new bridge being built. Let’s hope all these road and bridge improvements will remove a lot of the traffic gridlock which has gotten worse the past couple of years.

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Photo of the Day: Fall 2013 Market Research Competition

Heidi Huong Nguyen (right) and Quynh Nguyen (left) listen to their mentor speak during a breakout session for the Fall 2013 International Market Research Competition at the SolBridge International School of Business in Daejeon, South Korea. Both students are MBA students from Vietnam.

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Winter in Daejeon

Winter is my favorite time of the year in Korea; especially when it snows. Having lived in Korea since 1990, I have seen my share of snow in Seoul, Daejeon, and my first winter wonderland at Mt. Sorak in 1991. December was the snowiest month I have experienced in Daejeon as well as Korea all […]

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A Snowy New Year’s Day in Daejeon

The New Year has picked up where the old year left off: more snow. By far, this the most snow at one time in the past three attempts by Mother Nature to blanket Daejeon with the white stuff. I’m guessing around 4-5 inches, maybe more.   It’s not going to last. By noon, the sun […]

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Steady as she goes

The Lespo Standard. Your all-weather bicycle. And why do we say, “steady as she goes?” Why not, “steady as it goes?” Either way, this gentleman was not about to be dissuaded by snow and ice. Look closely, you’ll also see his cane and an industrial-strength chain to make sure no one steals his Lespo.

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Deep-Freeze Daejeon

It’s been wicked cold in Daejeon for the past three days; the coldest December that I can remember in a long time. Most of the streets in my neighborhood are still sheets of corrugated ice and snow. There won’t be any city department crews sprinkling salt on these streets. Some folks have taken to spreading […]

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The day after the first snow

By morning, most of the snow from last night’s mini blizzard had melted. I wonder what’s in store for the rest of this month? For as long as I have lived and worked in Korea (this Friday marks 22 years) this is the most snow I have seen in December.

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Let’s do that Gangnam Style one more time…

Students perform their version of “Gangnam Style” at the SolBridge International School of Business in Daejeon, South Korea. The students were participating in the 2nd Korean Language Competition. Korean is one of three languages (besides English) that students study at SolBridge: Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

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Gangnam Style, again and again…

Students at the SolBridge International School of Business in Daejeon, South Korea perform “Gangnam Style” during the Fall 2012 Korean Language Competition. The competition is held each semester to showcase students’ Korean language skills.

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