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UK Family Invited to Enter Designs for UKCI’s Snapchat Filter Competition

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute is now accepting submissions from UK students, faculty or staff for its Snapchat Filter Competition! The UKCI is looking for graphic design submissions for a new Snapchat filter that students and...

Confucius Institute Offers Scholarships to UK Grad and Undergrad Students

Applications are now being accepted for 2016 student scholarships presented by the University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute (UKCI). These scholarships provide UK students with financial support toward international and domestic travel for China-...

Application Deadlines Extended

This may be the first time you're hearing of it, but studies show that some college students are procrastinators. Luckily for those students who are more....deliberate... there are still several programs accepting applications for summer and fall of...

Pre-Departure Orientation

Students participating on Education Abroad programs must attend one Pre-Departure Orientation Session as required by ISP/EAP 599. If there is a class conflict with attendance at the mandatory orientation, please contact the appropriate Education...

Confucius Institute and Education Abroad Launch New China Seminar Grant

In collaboration with UK Education Abroad, the UK Confucius Institute will provide annual funding to support the development and implementation of a summer, UK faculty-directed education abroad program in China.   The program should be at...

See Cuba "Through the Eyes of Children" With UK Arts in HealthCare

To Americans, Cuba has largely remained a mystery. Though it is less than 500 miles from the Florida coast, travel has been restricted since the 1960s. A shift in policies regarding travel to the island nation is beginning and soon many may be able...

UK Professor Visits Cuba, Learns about Use of Organopónicos for Sustainable Agriculture

Brent Rowell, professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky, traveled to Cuba in May 2015 with a group of professors and students from McGill University, located in Montreal, Canada. The students studied sustainable...

NOW Accepting Applications for PR/Marketing/Journalism/Design UKIC Summer Internship

Considering a career in integrated strategic communications/PR? If so, you should definitely consider the UK International Center’s internship!   We’re looking for interns who have excellent oral and written communications skills, who are...

Confucius Institute’s Showcases Bring Chinese Culture to Eastern Kentucky Schools

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute brings Chinese cultural showcases to the schools and communities of the Commonwealth, but the UKCI team did a special weeklong trip to eastern Kentucky in December 2015 as part of a proposal by the...

Global Health Case Competition Tackles Child Obesity in Mexico

Eleven multi-disciplinary student teams gathered on Saturday, Feb. 27, to compete in the second annual Global Health Case Competition, where they sought to find solutions to tackle childhood obesity in Mexico.   This competition was hosted by...

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