Seoul’s palaces are a magnet for artists and photographers, especially in autumn and winter. I snapped this photograph ten years ago on one of my visits to Kyongbok Palace which was not far from where I was teaching at the time, Yonsei University. I thought this would make for a nice photo commentary in the […]
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.
ReviewsReview of Waking Up in the Land of the Morning Calm in Travel Wire Asia: "It’s a fairly rare expat in Korea who can claim twenty-plus years in Korea. Jeffrey Miller is one of those guys, of course, and his first-person perspective on Korea’s history since 1990 is a rock-solid one." -- Chris Backe
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