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Global Engagement

Bringing Global Engagement to Higher Education

The Office of Global Engagement helps the University adapt to unpredictable changes across the world. Led by Christopher Hill, former U.S. ambassador and assistant secretary of state, this Office will craft a 21st-century platform for global engagement in higher education. Along with lectures and events across campus with an international focus, the Office will also bring high-ranking visitors to the University.


Upcoming Events

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    World Political Review 2018-2019

    Wednesday, January 30, 12:00 p.m. 


    Maglione Hall
    Anna and John J Sie International Relations Complex
    2201 S Gaylord Street
    Denver, CO 80208


    Ambassador Hill will reflect upon the global events of 2018 and provide his unique perspective on the political, economic, and social facets of a changing world for 2019.

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    The Transatlantic Community of Values: Does It Still Exist?

    Host by The American Academy in Berlin 

    Saturday, February 2, 6:00 p.m. 


    Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) 
    Gendarmenmarkt, Leibniz Hall, Markgrafenstr. 38
    10117 Berlin

    Register Here


    The claim that the framework of common transatlantic values and rules is currently under threat is widespread. Yet what does this assertion actually mean? On what shared political beliefs and institutions is this “community of values” based? Does this community still exist? If so, what might the future of its beliefs and institutions be? These questions, focusing on the values of transatlantic institutions and their practical expression in international and domestic politics, will be discussed by a panel of distinguished experts including Ambassador Hill.

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    North Korea: One of America's Greatest Foreign Policy Challenges

    Co-sponsored with the World Affairs Council of Houston 

    Tuesday, February 12, 6:30 p.m. 

    Amegy Tower                                                                                             

    1717 W. Loop South Houston, TX 77027


    Ambassador Christopher Hill will discuss recent challenges as the United States attempts to deal with North Korea’s military buildup. He will also focus on the roles of South Korea and China in relations with North Korea, and will analyze recent summit and political meetings along with next steps that would be necessary to provide positive results.

The Korean Peninsula: One of America’s Greatest Foreign Policy Challenges

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs


President George H. W. Bush, we thank and salute you

Midterm Election Event

Midterm Elections 2018 Results: What Policy Changes are Likely?

Ambassador Christopher Hill and Professor Floyd Ciruli reprised their popular post-election analyses of the November results and its domestic and international effects on November 7 in Maglione Hall.

The post-election session reviewed the midterm results, the possible end of one-party control of the federal government and the likelihood of impeachment. 

North Korea’s Diplomatic Gambit: Will History Repeat Itself?

Ambassador Hill's Recent Testimony Before Congress

On April 11, Ambassador Hill testified before the United States House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. During his testimony, he discussed past and current relations between the United States and North Korea before answering questions from subcommittee members.

Ambassador Christopher Hill

Meet Ambassador Hill

Ambassador Christopher Hill is the chief advisor to the chancellor for global engagement. Over a 33-year foreign service career, he served six presidents and 11 secretaries of state. Hill led the U.S. delegation in six-party talks on the North Korea nuclear issue while assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, and was the U.S ambassador to Iraq, South Korea, Poland and Macedonia. He’s received numerous awards, including the State Department’s Distinguished Service Award. Hill was dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies from 2010 to 2017.

About the Ambassador

Media Appearances

Ambassador Christopher Hill appears on local and national media outlets to discuss a wide range of global topics, from North Korea's nuclear capabilities to conflicts in the Middle East.

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