Sitting here in my apartment on a Tuesday night in Daejeon trying to finish my novel for the 2013 NaNoWriMo contest; in the distance I hear a Korean freight train rumbling through Daejeon Station (about a quarter of a mile away) and just like that I am teleported back to the Illinois Valley, back to […]
The President of Boeing Korea and Vice President of Boeing International, Pat Gaines, gave an inspiring special lecture to the SolBridge student body on October 8, 2013. During his hour-long talk, Gaines talked about his career with Boeing and the importance of soft skills, especially the importance of mentoring in today’s competitive business world.
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.
Students at the SolBridge International School of Business study late in the school’s Sol-Doree Cafe a week before midterms start.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice which technically ended the Korean War, though the US and ROK service members and South Korean civilians who lost their lives since the end of the Korean War on July 27, 1953 would beg to differ. There are still over 7,900 US service members […]
One of the highlights of the school year at the SolBridge International School of Business is the annual Multicultural Festival. It is a chance for students to share their cultures with their classmates and faculty through song and dance as well as traditional clothing. It is more than a celebration of culture, though. It is […]
The annual Multicultural Festival at the SolBridge International School of Business is one of the highlights of the semester and the school year for students, whether as a performer or a member of the audience. The festival celebrates the school’s diversity but it’s through this diversity which makes all of the students, faculty, and staff […]
I normally don’t pat myself on the back for the photos I take, you know, let the photos speak for themselves (a picture’s worth a thousand words, that sort of thing) BUT this photo that I took during SolBridge International School of Business’s Spring 2013 Multicultural Festival, ROCKS!
The finals for the first International Market Research Competition were held in SolBridge International School of Business’s fourth floor auditorium on May 28th. The four teams gave stellar presentations which examined investment opportunities in APEC nations.
Starting to feel like summer in Daejeon which means summer is just around the corner and the return of the Korean maemi (cicada). They are noisy little critters.
Reviews“Jeffrey Miller captures the terror and agony of war up front—not just any war but the “forgotten” Korean War that lives on in the hearts and minds of those who lived through it and the loved ones of those who died. He alternates between images of horror and friendship on historic battlefields with scenes of the warmth, love, longing and sadness of a middle-American family on the home front. Overall, the plot is imaginative, a portrayal of the suffering of war from vivid action to endless waiting and longing. His book is a welcome addition to the scant literature of a war whose significance intensifies with awareness of the threat still posed by North Korea—and the dangers of a second Korean War.” - Don Kirk author of Korea Betrayed: Kim Dae Jung and Sunshine and Korean Crisis: Unraveling of the Miracle in the IMF Era
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What exactly is the infamous Bureau 39? This is what Wikipedia says: “Room 39 (officially Central Committee Bureau 39 of the Korean Workers’ Party, also referred to as Bureau 39, Division 39, or Office 39) is a secretive North Korean party organization that seeks ways to maintain the foreign currency slush fund for the country’s […]