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UK Builds Relationships, Assists Pakistani Business Schools

A group of University of Kentucky faculty, staff and administrators recently traveled to Islamabad, Pakistan, to sign new partnerships and conduct an intensive three-day workshop with a consortium of five business schools from Pakistan’s Khyber...

UK Builds Higher Education Capacity in Post-Conflict Regions

George Blandford, chair of UK’s civil engineering department, and Gary Gaffield, assistant provost for international partnerships, led workshops for the Iraq University Administration Support Program’s (UASP) University Management Training Course...

Education Abroad Awards Program Development and Research Grants

Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky recently awarded grants to five faculty members to develop innovative programs abroad. In addition, a graduate student was awarded a grant to support her research into education abroad experiences...

Cardiologists Visit Oman to Discuss Global Health Care, Lung Cancer and Heart Disease

Dr. Sibu Saha and Dr. Thomas Whayne, physicians at UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute, recently visited the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in Oman to participate in discussions with university physicians on global health care, lung cancer and...

2013 Summer China Trip for High School Students

2013 Summer China Trip for High school students The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer China Trip for Kentucky High school students — a 14-day study tour of China hosted by the UK Confucius Institute and designed to...

UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Languages Abroad

An undergraduate in the University of Kentucky's College of Communication and Information and a doctoral candidate in the College of Arts and Sciences have received Critical Language Scholarships to study languages abroad. Meredith King, a senior...

The World Report: UK Student Joins Center for Interethnic Cooperation

Michael Crum, who is studying in Russia this year, has joined the Center for Interethnic Cooperation in Moscow. The center, which was founded in 1997, aims to educate and promote peace for minority communities in Russia. Read his story here.  The...

UK Confucius Institute 2013 Spring Chinese Language and Culture Camp

UK Confucius Institute 2013 Spring Chinese Language and Culture Camp This is a one-week Chinese language and culture camp taking place during the spring break. Simple Chinese language and a variety of cultural activities will be the focus of...

College of Arts and Sciences' Podcast Features an A&S Education Abroad Course

The College of Arts and Sciences produces podcasts that demonstrate work being done by the faculty and students in the college. Each week, UKNow will highlight a podcast. This week focuses on an A&S education abroad course.   In May 2013,...

Education Abroad Prepares Students for International Experiences

Culture shock is the disorientation one feels when immersed in an entirely different cultural setting, such as an education abroad setting. Though it often leads to discomfort, it is actually seen as  a vital component of international experience...

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