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UK, Georgetown College and BCTC Host International Advisers

Educational advisers from 18 countries (e.g., Peru, Kazakhstan, Bosnia, Malawi and Argentina) traveled to Lexington on April 29 to attend a weeklong Training Institute where they learned to navigate the complex process of applying to U.S. colleges...

President’s Blog: Immigration Reform Reflects the American Dream

Last year, I had the opportunity to travel to China with a delegation from the University of Kentucky to advance several partnerships growing between UK's colleges and departments and universities and industries in a country growing in economic...

Shanghai University Students Visit UK

Students from Shanghai University (SHU) will get a taste of the bluegrass this week as the UK American Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences will host a summit for SHU students on Monday, April 22. Shanghai University is home to...

Three UK Students are awarded the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship

Education Abroad (EA) and the Office of Undergraduate Research (UGR) awarded three UK students with an Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS) to support their international independent research projects during the summer session.  The...

UK Delegation Visits Cuba, Learns About its Healthcare System

A delegation of 20 UK students, hospital administrators, faculty and staff recently returned from Cuba, where through an Education Abroad program they explored the country’s unique health care system. The delegation, led by Peter Berres, retired...

African American and Africana Studies Program Expands with New Faculty

The African American and Africana Studies (AAAS) program emerged in Fall 2011, uniting African American Studies & Research Program with Africana Studies, to create greater community presence, to provide international study opportunities in the...

Professor Builds UK Connections, Helps Transform Agriculture in Burma

The University of Kentucky has increased its ability to engage in smart, innovative agricultural development work in countries like Burma, through the return of Brent Rowell as the Extension Specialist in International and Sustainable Horticulture...

UK International Center Identifies University's Greatest Global Opportunities

The University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC) is leading the development of a new strategic plan that will align with UK President Capilouto’s priorities of enhancing educational excellence and seeking external funding to support that...

UKCI Scholarships Aid Students’ Summer Education Abroad in Shanghai

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute proudly awarded scholarships to14 students to support their participation in the UK sponsored summer education abroad program, Conversational Chinese at Shanghai University. This 4-week Summer I...

UK/CoD Students Collaborate with Taipei Government on Urban Regeneration

This spring semester, students from the University of Kentucky College of Design's School of Architecture are participating in an innovative new studio format called Office Studio. Structured like a global architecture firm, with office branches...

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