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Spanish immersion prepares UK student for career in Journalism

Ashtin Morgan, a Junior at UK, has just returned to the U.S. after a fall semester spent in Spain through the Carlos III University of Madrid program.   “When I found a program that had courses for both of my majors, there I was,” said Morgan...

KIIS Study Abroad Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) will mark its 40th anniversary by awarding one student a KIIS program scholarship at the KIIS student orientation on April 11, 2015 in Bowling Green, KY. In addition, KIIS will host an...

Office Hours with Ernest Yanarella and Anthony Ogden

This week, we continue our theme of education abroad opportunities and speak to Ernest Yanarella, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, and Anthony Ogden, Director of Education Abroad. Join us as we talk...

K Week International Orientation Schedule of events

Welcome to the University of Kentucky! We are so excited you’re here and we hope enjoy your Wildcat experience! During the weeks before classes start learn about life on campus and in Lexington by attending various events hosted by the UK...

Office Hours with Peter Berres and Stan Brunn

The College of Arts and Sciences latest Office Hours episode brings you a new host along with a hot topic -- Cuba! Listen here. In this episode,Sarah Shuetze interviews Peter Berres, former Assistant Dean in the College of Health...

Global Health Case Competition Showcases Creativity and Teamwork

Nine multi-disciplinary student teams gathered on Saturday, January 24, in the College of Pharmacy to compete in the first-annual Global Health Case Competition.   This competition was hosted by the Global Health Initiative, whose goal is to...

UK Pediatric Surgeon Intervenes to Help Boy from His Home Country

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 27, 2015) — A mother's embrace couldn't settle a fidgety Snayder Menendez Quinones for more than a few seconds in the Pavilion A lobby of the UK Chandler Hospital. But Maria Quinones was relieved to see her 3-year-old son...

Confucius Institute, Patterson School Welcome Speaker on China-U.S. Relations

University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce will present a lecture by Craig A. Hart on positive and negative dynamics of China-U.S. relations. The talk, which will explore aspects of...

First PD Conference in 2015

UKCI held the first PD in 2015 on the UK campus on January 17. Dr. Huajing Maske, Director of UKCI, presented a speech entitled How to Celebrate the Chinese New Year to approximately 40 UKCI Chinese teachers and volunteer teachers. During this PD,...

UK’s First Global Health Case Competition Will Help Address Global Challenges

The University of Kentucky Global Health Initiative is pleased to announce its first-annual Global Health Case Competition, which will take place on January 24, from 9 a.m till 3 p.m. in the College of Pharmacy. There will be a reception following...

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