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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...

Confucius Institute Taking Applications for Summer Teaching Programs at Chinese Universities

In order to strengthen collaborative teaching and research between the University of Kentucky and China's universities, the UK Confucius Institute is offering three summer teaching programs at Jilin, Shanghai and Qingdao Technological...

Lexington’s Kids Invited to Celebrate Chinese New Year with UKCI

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI), Explorium of Lexington and Lexington’s Children’s Theatre (LCT) have partnered to provide an experiential event for Lexington’s kids on Saturday, Feb. 27, to celebrate...

International Service Learning

What is service-learning? Service-learning is defined as an integrative experience through which learners engage in thoughtfully organized service in response to a community identified need.  Experiences are designed to be a mutually-...

UK Students work with Education Abroad to send books to international, developing communities

University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) hosted the first “Night of Service” on Feb. 9 at the International Book Project. Students were offered the opportunity to participate in a local service...

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