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UK Employees Providing Hope for Haiti

For most of us, vacation days are used for relaxing, traveling, sight-seeing, or even just doing nothing. For some University of Kentucky employees, however, those vacation days are put to use serving those who are less fortunate and in need of...

UK Education Abroad Expands Opportunities in Mexico

Although it is Viva México in the University of Kentucky’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World initiative, very few students choose to study there. To open opportunities for international study in Mexico, a delegation of faculty...

Student's Passions Lead to Internship in Africa

Many of us have had big holiday meals over the last few weeks, often times bringing a dish to share to the host’s house, but if you are ever invited to Sydney Dobson’s table you should probably arrive empty-handed. “Since I was around 14, I’ve...

UK Student-Athletes Discover New Ambitions After Service Trip to Africa

As 11 student-athletes leave campus and spend the holiday season with family and friends, reflect on the past year, the highlight for many will undoubtedly be the week they spent in Africa working on homes, giving aid and forming relationships...

UK Confucius Institute Director Wins International Award

Huajing Maske, director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky, has received a 2013 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award. The honor recognizes UK's director as one of the top 15 leaders of 430 Confucius...

UK Ranked First in Kentucky for Sending Students Abroad

The University of Kentucky has more students participating in Education Abroad (EA) programs than any other higher education institution in Kentucky, according to recently released data by the Institute of International Education. The 2013 Open...

VIDEO: UK Father, Son Share Ambition to Impact UK, the World

From a very early age, University of Kentucky junior Roshan Palli saw the ambition in the eyes of his father, UK entomology Professor Subba Palli. As a child, he would follow his father into his lab at the UK College of Agriculture, Food and...

Confucius Institute Presents Lecture on Japanese Agrarian Immigration to China

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute will present a lecture on Japanese agrarian immigration in China presented by scholar and anthropologist Mariko Asano-Tamanoi as part of its Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series. The free public...

RISE Program Info Session

On Thursday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m. in room 357 of the Student Center,  the Office of External Scholarships will hold and information session on the DAAD RISE (Research Internships in Science & Engineering) Program.  RISE is a summer...

UK’s GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVE HOSTS GLOBAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES “Health: Our Behavior and Our Environment”

The University of Kentucky, Global Health Initiative, is pleased to co-sponsor Dr. Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS from Johns Hopkins University to initiate our Global Health Lecture Series on November 6, 2013 from Noon to 1pm. The event will be held in...

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