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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...

EA Welcomes New Students & Parents at see blue. U

  This summer, alongside the entire Big Blue Nation, UK Education Abroad (UK EA) will welcome new Wildcats to campus during see blue. U Orientation. At 1:50 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. each orientation day, UK EA will hold an information session in room 102...

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...

UK to Jazz Up China's Music Scene

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 2, 2014) — University of Kentucky’s Jazz Ensemble will take a Bluegrass stage to present a preview concert of music they plan to perform on tour. The free public concert will begin 7:30 p.m. today, Monday, June 2, at the ...

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,...

UKCI 2014 Kentucky K-12 Level Chinese Proficiency Competition

  Last weekend, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) hosted a Chinese Language Contest for Lexington area K-12 students. Organized by the UKCI and participating school districts, students gathered at the University of Kentucky to...

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...

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