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UK Faculty Member Helps Redevelop African University's Curriculum

University of Kentucky Agricultural Economics Professor Mike Reed visited Zimbabwe’s Africa University (AU) to evaluate their faculty of agriculture and natural resources (FANR) curriculum during the Spring 2014 semester. Reed connected with AU...

UK Delegation to Visit Shanghai University to Teach and Collaborate

Fifteen UK faculty will teach students at Shanghai University (SHU) in China for a week this summer through the UK Confucius Institute’s (UKCI) “UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program,” during the week of June 16-20. The program fosters global...

Two UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Two University of Kentucky juniors have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS) which will support their international independent research projects during the 2014 summer session. Tamas Nagy, a computer science and chemistry ...

UK Helping Afghanistan Mine its Rich Resources

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering's Department of Mining Engineering is helping Balkh University (BU) in Mazār-e Sharīf, Afghanistan build the capacity and quality of its mining engineering program. The “U.S.-Afghan University...

ISSS Offers Courses About Immigration and Working with International Students and Staff

The International Student and Scholars Services (ISSS)  is offering courses through the myUK self-service tab on various topics related to engagement with international students, faculty and visiting scholars.  Nearly everyone on UK’s campus...

Lecture to Discuss UK’s Work Fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia

Faculty and staff in UK’s School of Journalism and Telecommunications are fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia. Beth Barnes, director of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, will discuss the school’s partnership with a media training...

Lexington and UK Medical Group Making Waves in India

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) − Dr. Thomas Young, a University of Kentucky College of Medicine professor of pediatrics, had dreams from a young age of emulating Albert Schweitzer, an early 1900s medical missionary. Thanks to a group comprised of...

Scholars and UK Faculty to Honor Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Nelson Mandela’s name is now synonymous with South Africa’s bold attempt at national reconciliation. In light of his recent passing, a panel will explore his legacy on Thursday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Center, rm. 230. A reception will...

Tax Instructions for International Students and Scholars

All international students and scholars who are on an F or J visa and were physically in the U.S. during the tax year (2013) are expected to complete and file tax forms with the U.S. federal government, whether or not they earned income. To...

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Oxford

 LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) — University of Kentucky's Ryan Winstead, an English and gender and women's studies junior, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The...

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