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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...
Night of Service Impacts Communities Worldwide
  University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) will host their annual service event, Night of Service, 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. This year, UK students will have the opportunity to donate their time...
UK Celebrates International Education Week
Every year, the week before Thanksgiving is transformed from just another week in the year to one that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange, known across universities in the United States as “International Education Week...
Five UK Students Awarded Education Abroad’s Diversity Scholarship
Five students were selected to receive the Education Abroad Diversity Scholarship for the 2015-2016 year. The scholarship is awarded to students who contribute to UK’s diverse community. Diversity can manifest itself in a variety of ways....
Travel Writer Andy Steves Speaks Oct. 11
University of Kentucky Education Abroad welcomes influencer and travel writer Andy Steves, son of author and TV personality Rick Steves, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Kincaid Auditorium in the Gatton College of Business and Economics.The theme...
Over $450,000 in Education Abroad Scholarships Are Available to UK Students
LEXINGTON, KY. (Feb. 12, 2016) — University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) invites all internationally interested students to attend the Scholarship Workshop from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Hub of the William T. Young...
GO Study aBROad
University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) are launching the “GO study aBROad,” or GO BRO, campaign this fall.   The GO BRO campaign was developed to increase male enrollment, as this population is...
Winter Intersession 2016-17
The winter intersession is a great time to study abroad! UK Education Abroad is pleased to offer a variety of winter programs that run over winter break that have a wide range of topics.   UK Sponsored: Hunger, Food Behavior &...
Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop
The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, September 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in The 90. This workshop features four different rotating sessions: General info session led by Education Abroad Peer...
Fall Fair Sept. 8 brings education abroad opportunities to students
Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 in the Buell Armory. From A to Z, the Education Abroad Fair showcases every international education opportunity available at the University of Kentucky...
Ongoing Orientation
Re-Entry Sessions
UK Education Abroad will hold six Re-Entry (Welcome Back) sessions on campus. All students enrolled in ISP/EAP 599 are required ONE of the following sessions, all of which will take place in Whitehall Classroom Building at the below...
Fall 2016 Photo Contest
Submission have opened for the Fall 2016 #seeblueabroad Photo Contest. Submissions can be sent to sofia.ey@uky.edu starting August 29th, 2016. More information and how to enter the contest see below. Disclaimer: If you submit a photo, you...
Students Share Experiences Abroad Live on UK Education Abroad’s Snapchat
University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) is collaborating with UK students to share firsthand experiences abroad via Snapchat in a #TakeoverTuesday campaign this summer. Beginning May 10, a student will takeover the UK EA Snapchat account...
UK Student Teaches about Kentucky during Internship for Paraguay’s State Department
Mason King, a senior double major in Spanish and political science, spent fall 2015 in Asunción, Paraguay. This wasn’t a typical education abroad program. King interned at the Department of State’s Office of Public Diplomacy in the Paraguayan...
Application Deadlines Extended
This may be the first time you're hearing of it, but studies show that some college students are procrastinators. Luckily for those students who are more....deliberate... there are still several programs accepting applications for summer and fall of...