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UK Confucius Institute Recognized for the Second Time as Confucius Institute of the Year

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) has received one of five 2014 Confucius Institute of the Year Awards in the U.S. and one of 15 among 470 institutes in the world at the ninth Confucius Institute...

UK professor receives prestigious collaborative research grant from China

Xuguo “Joe” Zhou’s entomology research has bolstered the University of Kentucky’s international reputation after he and his collaborator, Yongjun Zhang, received a prestigious research grant from China.  Zhou, an associate professor of...

UK Student, Grad Selected as Rhodes Finalists

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 3, 2014) — Two University of Kentucky students were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Luke Glaser, a 2013 English and Hispanic studies graduate from Louisville, Kentucky, and Grace Trimble, a political...

UK Joins Universities Worldwide to Fight Hunger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2014) — The University of Kentucky is one of nearly 50 universities worldwide that have banded together to address the global issue of hunger. On Dec. 9, UK President Eli Capilouto and leaders from the other...

UK connection with Fund for Education Abroad provides scholarships for students

University of Kentucky undergraduates may find financial assistance with Fund for Education Abroad, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships to students in education abroad programs.   Anthony Ogden, executive...

USAID Senior Advisor shares insight on improving education in developing countries

Christie Vilsack, Senior Advisor for International Education at the U.S. Agency for International Development, visited the University of Kentucky on Thursday, November 20 to share the growing progress of USAID’s “Let Girls Learn” program.  ...

A&S Faculty-Directed Programs - Summer 2015

From Cuba to China, more than a dozen faculty from the UK College of Arts & Sciences will lead education abroad programs this upcoming summer.  Many of these programs are open to students from all disciplines. Browse the digital catalog...

Procter & Gamble Company's Global Design Officer will discuss Global Design

Phil Duncan, Global Design Officer for The Procter & Gamble Company, will share his insights on global design during International Education Week. This free event on Wednesday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium in Young...

One of UK's Earliest International Faculty Members Celebrates History

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2014) — As UK celebrates its sesquicentennial this year, one faculty member in particular has plenty to remember about his history with the university.   "Out of 150 years, I’ve experienced 58 years of UK’s...

Student Panel to Bridge the International Gap on UK’s Campus

UK’s International Student Council (ISC) is hosting a student panel titled “Bridge the Differences: A Dialogue” that will explore how UK can help international student organizations bridge differences and find solutions to the various issues that...

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