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Graduate Awards in the United Kingdom - Info Session

 

On Wednesday, September 3 at 5:30 p.m. in 213 Funkhouser, the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will host an information session on graduate study in the United Kingdom.   

UK LGBTQ* Welcome Back

On Thursday, August 28, the University of Kentucky LGBTQ* Task Force and Office for Institutional Diversity will host a Welcome Back event from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the Student Center Patio.

This event will connect UK faculty, staff and students and their allies with campus/community resources and highlight ways to get involved with the LGBTQ* community.  

2014 UKCI Artwork and Essay Competition

 

The UK Confucius Institute presents the 4th Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition to celebrate the Traditional Chinese Moon Festival!

Categories:
Essay
Artwork

Levels:
Elementary (grades 1 - 5)
Middle & High (grades 6 - 12)

Awards:
All participants will receive an Award.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.

Awards Ceremony: As part of the KYCAA Moon Festival Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

Education Abroad Fair

Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair on Wednesday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.

Fulbright Drop-in Sessions

 

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships will host six Fulbright Program drop-in sessions throughout the summer.  These sessions are intended for rising seniors who are interested in teaching English, conducting research or attending graduate school abroad. 

Each of the following sessions will be in room 219 of Funkhouser - 

    Tuesday, July 8     9:30 am - 11:30am
    Wednesday, July 9  11:30 am - 1:30 pm   
    Thursday, July 10    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lecture to Discuss UK’s Work Fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia

Faculty and staff in UK’s School of Journalism and Telecommunications are fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia.

Beth Barnes, director of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, will discuss the school’s partnership with a media training organization in Zambia to raise the standard of reporting and use journalistic techniques to provide information on HIV and AIDS. The event will take place:

Friday, April 18, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
UK Chandler Hospital, Pav. A Auditorium

International Arts Festival

Join the International Student Council. for the International Arts Festival Friday April 11, 2014 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. The festival will take place in the Engineering Courtyard. There will be free international food, international art and performances from cultures all over the world. 

 

 

Taste of Africa

Join the African Student Association and Medical Bridges for Taste of Africa in the Student Center Theater on Saturday April 12, 2014 at 5 p.m. Taste of Africa will feature fashion, food, music, dance and poetry from different African nations. 

The tickets are $5. The proceeds will go towards Medical Bridge, a charity which takes surplus medical supplies to Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, and other countries in need. 

 

 

The Annual Lexington Peace Fair Returns for its 8th year

Lexington's annual Peace Fair will return in it's 8th year, bringing together people and organizations to benefit the community. The fair will host live music, local food, games, workshops, art projects, and many other engaging activities! The Lexington Peace Fair promotes social and economic justice, building ecological resilience, preserving nature, teaching peace, and creating a more diverse and beautiful community.  

Summer, Fall & Academic Year Pre-Departure Orientations

 

As a part of the UK Education Abroad ISP 599 course requirement, Pre-Departure Sessions are an opportunity for students to create goals for their program, manage expectations, and  candidly discuss regional topics including current events, homestay considerations, diversity issues, practical advice, and more. 

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