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UK Engineering Professor, Student Join Paducah Mayor on Africa Trip

Paducah mayor Gayle Kaler, UK Paducah engineering faculty member Jeffrey Seay and chemical engineering undergraduate research student Chandni Joshi are traveling this month to the sub-Saharan African country of Gabon.  The group plans to discuss...

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 &...

Students Win Boren Awards to Study Languages Critical to National Security

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced two UK students will study critical languages on scholarship in 2014-15. Cassidy Henry, a graduate student at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce from...

UK Medical Students Observe Cuba's Socialized Health Care System

The flight from Miami to Havana, Cuba, only lasted about 50 minutes - a short trip to a country that seemed so distant from America for a group of 16 first-year University of Kentucky College of Medicine students. During a trip to learn about Cuba's...

UK Faculty Member Helps Redevelop African University's Curriculum

University of Kentucky Agricultural Economics Professor Mike Reed visited Zimbabwe’s Africa University (AU) to evaluate their faculty of agriculture and natural resources (FANR) curriculum during the Spring 2014 semester.   Reed connected with AU...

UK Delegation to Visit Shanghai University to Teach and Collaborate

Fifteen UK faculty will teach students at Shanghai University (SHU) in China for a week this summer through the UK Confucius Institute’s (UKCI) “UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program,” during the week of June 16-20. The program fosters global...

Two UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Two University of Kentucky juniors have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS) which will support their international independent research projects during the 2014 summer session. Tamas Nagy, a computer science and chemistry ...

UK Helping Afghanistan Mine its Rich Resources

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering's Department of Mining Engineering is helping Balkh University (BU) in Mazār-e Sharīf, Afghanistan build the capacity and quality of its mining engineering program. The “U.S.-Afghan University...

ISSS Offers Courses About Immigration and Working with International Students and Staff

The International Student and Scholars Services (ISSS)  is offering courses through the myUK self-service tab on various topics related to engagement with international students, faculty and visiting scholars.  Nearly everyone on UK’s campus...

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...

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