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UK Chadian Student Senator Strives to Leave a Lasting Impact on Campus

College of Arts & Science senator, multilingual neuroscience and public health student, and highly involved individual, are only a few of the titles that can be used to describe Esias Bedingar. Born in Mali, he has lived in Chad, Cote D’Ivoire...

First-ever Chinese Candidate Nominated as UK Homecoming King

It’s a big win for diversity and inclusion on campus: for the first time in over a hundred years, a Chinese student has become a candidate for Homecoming King. Wit Wang, a business management major in his senior year, was nominated by the Leadership...

Travel Writer Andy Steves Speaks Oct. 11

University of Kentucky Education Abroad welcomes influencer and travel writer Andy Steves, son of author and TV personality Rick Steves, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Kincaid Auditorium in the Gatton College of Business and Economics.The theme...

Dr. Alan J. DeYoung to Embark on a Journey to Turkmenistan as a Senior Fulbright Scholar

Alan J. DeYoung, Ph.D., first came to UK from Florida State University in 1977, where he obtained a doctorate in anthropological and sociological studies in education from Stanford University. His doctoral minor was in sociology; and he also...

From Ethiopia to Kentucky: College of Medicine Welcomes Getachew Hailu

From the mountains and waterfalls of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, to the rolling hills and equine landscapes of Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Getachew Hailu endured an exhausting 17-hour trip this summer to begin his sabbatical year at the University of Kentucky...

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