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UK Confucius Institute Presents Symposium on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 26, 2015) — A symposium this week at the University of Kentucky will explore the experience of Jewish Refugees in China, who fled east to escape Nazi persecution before and during World War II. "Taking in Strangers: Comparing...

Kentucky Japan Bowl Educates and Entertains

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2015) — Thirty-five students from Lafayette, Scott County, Atherton and Eastern high schools visit the University of Kentucky campus on Saturday to immerse themselves in the Japanese culture and to compete in the Kentucky...

UK Awarded Freeman Foundation Grant for Study of Arts, Culture of Inner Mongol

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 6, 2015) – The University of Kentucky's Office of China Initiatives and College of Fine Arts were recently awarded a Freeman Foundation grant, which will provide three faculty and 10 UK students with an opportunity to study the...

Celebrating our Community through the 2015 Cultural Diversity Festival

This week at the University of Kentucky is one of celebrations. We are celebrating our rich history with our Founders Week Sesquicentennial festivities - honoring our 150 years of service and commitment to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This...

Global Health Fulbright Seminar Gathers Students from Around the World

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2015) – The University of Kentucky will host 100 Fulbright students from 55 different countries who are studying public health and related areas in the United States for the 2015 Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar...

Muslim Students, Faculty Reassured of Inclusion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2015) ‒ The University of Kentucky Muslim Student Association, an organization with a sustained 43-year history on campus, was honored last week at a reception hosted by President Eli Capilouto at Maxwell House, the...

Hanfu Show

Photo Gallery On Saturday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m., the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and the Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe, Lexington’s Chinese classic/folk dance group, presented a Chinese New Year celebration performance entitled...

Basketball Tournament at UK Celebrates Chinese New Year

For Chinese students, the Chinese New Year is like Christmas for Americans. Getting together and celebrating the Chinese New Year with family members is the top priority in almost everyone’s to-do list. But for Chinese international students at UK,...

African Students Association photo project debunks stereotypes about Africa

Students from African Students Association (ASA) at the University of Kentucky gathered on Friday in the Student Center to participate in a photography project to raise awareness of stereotypes about Africa. “We organized this event to help the UK...

2015 International Global Health Conference in Louisville - and call for abstracts

Global Health Hits Home: Multi-disciplinary approaches to public health challenges, Ebola, and beyond. RSVP and ticket sales will open March 1. Visit the Global Health Conference website for more details. The Global Health Conference planning...

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