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Three UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Abroad

Thee University of Kentucky students have been awarded the fall 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the Institute of International Education to support their study abroad experiences. The Gilman Scholarship is a congressionally...

Global Initiative: Menore Lake started the online news magazine “World Report”

Few students have the kind of passion for world news that recently-graduated International Studies major MeNore Lake has. Two years ago she sought to fulfill a need at the University of Kentucky through this passion. She wanted to create an online...

UK Welcomes Students From Brazil Scientific Mobility Program

Twenty-five Brazilian students will become Kentucky wildcats in the fall, as part of UK's partnership with the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP) and the Institute of International Education (IIE). The BSMP initiative is administered by...

UK Faculty Named Fulbright Recipients

Several University of Kentucky faculty members have been selected as recipients of prestigious Fulbright program scholarships. Sponsored by the United States Department of State and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright...

University of Kentucky Symphony wows Chinese audiences with American music

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra returned to Lexington this week after a 14-day concert tour in China, where its performances received warm receptions. Skip Gray, director of the UK school of music, called the trip "a huge success...

Gatton LINKS Hosts Nearly 200 From Across Globe

There is an old adage which goes something like, "When you throw a pebble into the water, you never know just how far the ripples may reach."  That certainly is the case for the 2013 LINKS Summer Workshop on Social Network Analysis being held on...

Two UK Graduate Students Selected as Delegates to the Commission on the Status of Women

In a competitive application process, two University of Kentucky graduate students, Ibitola Asaolu and Chioma Okafor, were selected as delegates to the Commission on the Status of Women review meeting held in the United Nations Headquarters in New...

Results of UKCI's 2013 K-12 Chinese Proficiency Competition

On May 18th, 2013, the UK Confucius Institute held its 2013 Chinese Proficiency Competition for K-12 Students at Tates Creek High School in Lexington, Kentucky. The competition took place as a part of the Lexington Chinese School’s Culture Fair....

UK Student Reflects on Medical Rotation in South Africa

As one University of Kentucky graduate prepared to leave campus, she reflected on one of her favorite experiences during her eight years at UK — traveling to South Africa on a medical rotation. UK College of Medicine student Elaine Patterson was...

UK Hosting Teachers From Ecuador as Part of International Partnership

If you can read this sentence, it’s likely you owe your understanding of English to one of your many language teachers. Given your fluency, how well could you teach English to another person? Now imagine English isn’t your first language – how...

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