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First-Generation International Graduate Engineers Success

For one University of Kentucky student, last week’s commencement ceremonies fulfilled a dream generations in the making. Tony Kao, a Cambodia native, immigrated to the United States when he was five years old after his parents sought better...

Two University of Kentucky International Students Received the Viji Jeganathan Award

Two University of Kentucky students have been awarded the Fall 2015 Viji Jegnathan Scholarship, recognizing their excellence in promoting cultural awareness and inclusion on campus and in the community.   Award recipients are chosen by a...

Earthquake prompts UK students from Nepal to mobilize

A group of UK students from Nepal are helping to relieve the suffering in their home country caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that took place Saturday, April 25.   The students have started a fundraising initiative, “Nepal, I am with you...

Two UK students are awarded Diversity Scholarships to study abroad

UK International Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship has been awarded to two students to help them further their studies through a program abroad.   Derrick Quarles, a kinesiology major, and Miyana Sarver, a human communications major, will...

UK Confucius Institute and Education Abroad support UK faculty travel to China

Lexington, Ky. (April 22, 2015) — With the goal of establishing and enhancing education abroad programming and learning about international higher education opportunities in China, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and...

UK Has First Faculty-directed Full Semester Program Abroad

Lexington, Ky. (April 20, 2014) — The College of Education has launched the University of Kentucky’s first ever faculty-directed semester-length program, Kinesiology and Health Promotion in Valencia, Spain, which is directed by...

2015 CHINA EDUCATION ABROAD PROGRAMMING SITE VISIT

The UK Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad are collaborating to offer a summer 2015, programming site visit to China. The goal of site visit is to offer UK colleges the opportunity to learn first-hand about international higher education...

UK team places second in International Emory Global Health Case Competition

A multidisciplinary team of five UK students took the second place during the 5th annual Emory Global Health Case Competition held March 27-28 at Emory University. The international competition brought together teams from 24 universities across...

College of Education Offers Wide Array of Programs Abroad

The College of Education has a growing number of faculty directed programs abroad. These programs help undergraduate and graduate students progress towards graduation through international experience and adds a competitive advantage in the job...

Education Abroad Grant Supports UK Faculty-Directed Programs

Lexington, Ky. (April 2, 2015) — Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky awarded Program Development Grants to four UK faculty members to support their international travels for the purpose of establishing faculty-directed...

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