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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...

UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

Four students from the University of Kentucky have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the...

UK Music Talents in Spotlight in China, Italy

The sounds of the University of Kentucky School of Music are being featured on international stages this month in China and Italy as the UK Symphony Orchestra and UK Chorale tour miles away from their home stage. UK Chorale wrapped up a six-day...

Over 800 UK Students in Programs Abroad

More than 800 University of Kentucky students have left the U.S. during the 2012-2013 academic year to pursue UK Education Abroad opportunities throughout the world.   As UK Education Abroad Director Anthony Ogden describes, Education Abroad...

UK College of Education Hosts Educators from China

The University of Kentucky College of Education and UK Confucius Institute recently helped host visiting educators from China to learn more about private and innovative public schools in the U.S. Specifically, they wanted to know how the schools...

Five UK Students Awarded Scholarships to Study Abroad

Five University of Kentucky students have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the Institute of International Education to support their study abroad missions. The Gilman Scholarship is a congressionally funded...

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