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Education Abroad Parent Info Session

On Saturday, October 11 at 9:30 a.m. UK Education Abroad will hold a general information session for parents in the Hub of William T. Young Library. Miko McFarland, Assistant Director of Education Abroad, and Seth Riker, Education Abroad Promotion...

UK Public Health Gains New Insights From Africa

Four University of Kentucky graduate students from the College of of Public Health spent one month in Zimbabwe this past summer working with local nutritionists and teaching courses at Africa University.  Located near the city of Mutare, Africa...

UK HealthCare Pediatric Team Brings Guatemalan Child Closer to a Normal Life

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 2, 2014) — After Cony Puac delivered her daughter Evany, birthing attendants placed the newborn in her arms and cleared the room.  Born in a remote Guatemalan village surrounded by snow-capped volcanoes, even in the first...

UK welcomes University of Lampung for celebration of Indonesian culture

The University of Kentucky is teaming up with the University of Lampung (Unila) from Indonesia to explore the rich culture of Indonesia through dance performances, art exhibits and lectures. “Introducing Lampung Culture for Global Appreciation: A...

UK Patterson School students form foreign affairs magazine

Ex-Patt is a new publication created by students of the Patterson School of Diplomacy & International Commerce that offers a fresh voice in the exciting world of international policy and commerce. The magazine is a registered student...

Student Org Unites International Student Community

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2014) — The International Student Council (ISC) has revitalized its role on campus to creatively unite international students at UK.   With its creation in 1988, the ISC was founded with the purpose of spreading diversity and...

Confucius Institute Day

In celebration of the work being done at Confucius Institutes across the globe, the Office of Chinese Language Council International (colloquially known as the Hanban) and the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) present Confucius...

UK Confucius Institute Director Wins KWLA Award

This weekend, Huajing Maske, executive director of the Office of China Initiatives and director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky, will receive the Amici Linguarum (Friend of Languages) Award given by the Kentucky World...

UKCI's Distinguished Scholar Series Explores Chinese Capital in Africa, and Female Drug Dealers in Chinese Prisons

Chinese involvement in Africa and female drug dealers in Chinese prisons are the topics of this fall’s Distinguished Scholar Series, sponsored by UK’s Confucius Institute. Ching Kwan Lee, a sociology professor at UCLA, launches the series with “The...

UK Professors Present Music Ed Research in Brazil

This past July, members of the music education faculty represented the University of Kentucky School of Music at the 31st International Society for Music Education (ISME) World Conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The biennial conference serves as an...

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