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UK Education Abroad Participation Jumps 24 Percent
The number of University of Kentucky students exploring the international dimension of their disciplines by studying abroad increased by 24 percent this past year — eight times the national average. "Our growth is massive, and even more significant...
Provost's Blog: Preparing Our Students to Lead in an Interconnected World
I hope that everyone had a wonderful first day of classes yesterday. I really enjoyed walking around campus and seeing the fresh faces of our students, so excited to be here and ready to learn. Of course, our campus is not the only place where our...
UK Volleyball Goes to China
The Kentucky volleyball team and staff returned from a two-week trip to China Wednesday night, where they combined competition and culture into a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Wildcats visited five cities, played seven matches against some of...
Re-Entry (Welcome Back) Sessions for Returning EA Students
       UK Education Abroad will hold several Re-Entry (Welcome Back) sessions on campus. Students who participated on Spring 2014, Summer 2014 or Academic Year 2013-14 will be required to attend ONE of the following sessions, all of which will take...
Three UK Students Invited to Fulbright Summer Institutes in the UK
The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced the selection of three UK students by the US-UK Fulbright Commission to participate in Fulbright Summer Institutes in the United Kingdom. Kelsey Potter, an English and...
Save the Date! International Tent/Tailgate Party
All international alumni, Education Abroad alumni, IHP families, faculty, staff and students are invited to a celebration of UK’s international family. The International Tent/Tailgate Party will take place on Saturday, October 11, at 10 a.m., two...
Blue Abroad: Touring the Chelsea Football Club
Fifteen first-generation University of Kentucky students are seeing blue across the Atlantic this summer. In a course designed specifically for first-generation students, the group is exploring global communication and business in London, England,...
Blue Abroad: First-Gen Students Blog From London
A group of 15 first-generation University of Kentucky students is seeing blue across the pond this summer. In a course designed specifically for students who are the first in their families to attend college, the group is exploring global...
UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 27, 2014) — University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced that four UK students have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among approximately 1,...
Practitioner-Scholars are Leading UKIC
Practitioners lead professions, while scholars conduct research. There is often a clear division between these two roles, but not at the University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC). Anthony Ogden, executive director of Education Abroad &...