News and Events
- SASLI (South Asian Summer Language Institute) is now accepting student applications for Summer 2013! We will be offering the following languages at both the Elementary and the Intermediate levels for 2013: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Pashto, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan, and Urdu.
Funding is available! Please check the SASLI website for details: http://www.sasli.wisc.edu/funding.html. The SASLI application is available at the following URL:http://www.sasli.wisc.edu/apply.html
- Spring 2012 Newsletter now available!
- SJU will be hosting the 2011 Minnesota-China Business Opportunity Conference on October 22, 2011. MCBOC is an annual business conference that provides a platform for learning and building cross-cultural relationships between students, professors, and professionals in Minnesota and China. To register, please visit this page.
- The Board of Directors of ASIANetwork invites undergraduate students to submit papers of between 3,000 - 5,000 words for the 2012 Marianna McJimsey Award. The annual prize recognizes the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia.
- CSB/SJU's Courtney Kimball and Kunihiro Shimoji participated in the 63rd Japan-America Student Conference in Japan this summer, working to strengthen relationships between the United States and Japan, and to discuss international issues of concern both currently and in the future.
- On September 23, forty-seven high school students from Kaisei High School in Muroran, Japan visited the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University. Kaisei High School was founded by sisters from St. Benedict's Monastery in 1961.
- CSB/SJU students studying abroad in Tokyo, Japan this semester were able to talk with Minnesota's Governor Dayton on his trade mission to Japan and Korea. The students met with the governor in the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, and after listening to him explain his trip, they were able to have a question-and-answer session with him as well. In speaking about the mission, the governor gave examples of Minnesotan and Japanese businesses that have been able to make connections across the Pacific.
- Congratulations to Senai Mesfin '13, recipient of the 2011-12 Mondale Scholarship for Japanese! The scholarship is awarded every year by the Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) to undergraduate students enrolled in Minnesota colleges and universities who want to expand their horizons through studying abroad in Japan.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education's Scott Carlson visited Saint John's University to fire the largest wood-fired kiln in North America, built by the university's own pottery artist Richard Bresnahan. Check out his video about his experience here. For more about Bresnahan's work in his own words, click here.
- Spring/Summer 2010 Newsletter now available!
- MCBOC is an annual business conference that provides a platform for learning and building cross-cultural relationships between students, professors, and professionals in Minnesota and China
- The CSB/SJU Asia Club meets every other Wednesday (even days) at 4:30 in HAB 107 at CSB.