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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Two University of Kentucky International Students Received the Viji Jeganathan Award

Two University of Kentucky international students have received scholarships awarded by the UK International Center to support their academic pursuits on campus. These students received the Viji Jeganathan Award, a university-funded scholarship...

UK Expands Collaborations and Programs with Jilin University

Earlier this semester a University of Kentucky delegation led by Interim Provost Tim Tracy visited Jilin University – one of the most prestigious “Top Ten” universities in China – with an aim to expand UK’s name...

Amanda Pesqueira was awarded the Alltech National Young Scientist Award

Amanda Pesqueira, a UK graduate student in Animal and Food Sciences from Brazil, was recently awarded the Alltech National Young Scientist Award – the Global Award will be announced later this year. Pesqueira shared her story on the...

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