Reason to add Korean

Seoul lights

Purdue’s global engineering program experienced a problem that became increasingly common in recent years as South Korea’s global industrial presence continued to grow. The number of students interested in traveling to South Korea for jobs or internships was increasing, but Purdue did not offer the language courses that would best prepare them for these opportunities. “If you notice […]

The languages of business

Business Languages

Business is frequently conducted on the global stage, which makes having a familiarly with multiple languages and cultures much more than an edge – it’s practically a necessity. The School of Languages and Cultures helps fill that need for Purdue students through its professional language courses. The school offers more than a dozen professional/specialized language […]

Sharing maker culture

Korean visitors

When a group of Korean citizens visited earlier this semester to learn about U.S. maker culture, they had a perfect tour guide in TJ Kim. The associate professor of industrial design’s work actually laid the groundwork for a Korean government policy encouraging the development of 350 makerspaces in the country by 2022. “Everyone’s interested in […]