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Cultural Diversity Festival

The Cultural Diversity Festival (CDF) is a month-long series of events that spotlight the University of Kentucky's diversity. As a collaboration between Student Affairs, Auxiliary Services and the International Center CDF ensures the inclusion of many, and the education of all who are involved. 

Festival News

Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia to Visit the University of Kentucky
The consul general of the Republic of Indonesia, Mdm. Rosmalawati Chalid, will visit the University of Kentucky to meet with university leadership and to visit the Indonesian community of UK and Lexington. Chalid will be joined by Fajar Yusuf,...
Doctorate Student Gives Back to His Home Country with Knowledge Attained at UK
With a passion for biology, Zana Majeed came to the University of Kentucky and earned his doctorate in 2016. The Iraq native graduated with valuable experience that he took back to his home country in an effort to create a more engaged and involved...
UK Neurobiology Professor Brings Students, Faculty Together
The connection between two neurons in the brain has been an intriguing topic to Robin Cooper, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky. Cooper has been at UK for 21 years teaching his true passion:...
Get to Know One of UK’s Most Popular Exchange Programs at Maynooth University
Students can learn more about one of University of Kentucky’s most popular exchange programs at Maynooth University, just 15 miles west of Dublin, Ireland, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in 207 Bradley Hall. “No student has ever come back from...
International Students Invited to Training Session for GoinGlobal, New Job Search Software
GoinGlobal is a new software that facilitates the job search process for all University of Kentucky students. The software provides students, faculty and staff with access to a toolkit of resources, which include guides to major cities and countries...
UK's Office of China Initiatives, Confucius Institute Increasing Size of Jilin University Summer Teaching Program
Beginning in 2015, University of Kentucky's Office of China Initiatives (OCI) and Confucius Institute (UKCI) have offered UK Education Week @ Jilin University, a summer teaching program at Jilin University (JLU), in order to strengthen collaborative...
Passionate About Service, South Korean Senior Prepares to Begin Life After UK
Economics major Jeesun Lim is one student who has thoroughly enjoyed her undergraduate years at the University of Kentucky. Aside from holding leadership positions on campus as the secretary and vice president of the Korean Association as well as...
UK Indonesian Athlete Finds a Passionate Community in The Big Blue Nation
Throughout her undergraduate years, Nadia Ravita contributed to the vibrant sports culture at the University of Kentucky as a player for the women’s tennis team. At a point in her undergraduate tennis career, she ranked as high as 22nd in the nation...
Indonesian Student Performs at Multicultural Student Thanksgiving Dinner
Indonesian student Endras Fadhilah performed at the 11th annual Multicultural Student Thanksgiving dinner held Tuesday. The Multicultural Student Thanksgiving dinner is organized annually as a way to share the American tradition with the University...
UK Master’s Student Researches HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic
After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from The Ohio State University, Angel Algarin had plans to become a veterinarian. He would soon find out that he had to steer himself in another direction. Algarin wanted to study HIV/AIDS, and he knew...