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UK Helping Afghanistan Mine its Rich Resources

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering's Department of Mining Engineering is helping Balkh University (BU) in Mazār-e Sharīf, Afghanistan build the capacity and quality of its mining engineering program. The “U.S.-Afghan University...

ISSS Offers Courses About Immigration and Working with International Students and Staff

The International Student and Scholars Services (ISSS)  is offering courses through the myUK self-service tab on various topics related to engagement with international students, faculty and visiting scholars.  Nearly everyone on UK’s campus...

Lexington and UK Medical Group Making Waves in India

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) − Dr. Thomas Young, a University of Kentucky College of Medicine professor of pediatrics, had dreams from a young age of emulating Albert Schweitzer, an early 1900s medical missionary. Thanks to a group comprised of...

Tax Instructions for International Students and Scholars

All international students and scholars who are on an F or J visa and were physically in the U.S. during the tax year (2013) are expected to complete and file tax forms with the U.S. federal government, whether or not they earned income. To...

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Oxford

 LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) — University of Kentucky's Ryan Winstead, an English and gender and women's studies junior, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The...

$2,000 for Summer Study in Ireland

  INFO SESSION: TUESDAY, APRIL 22 at 3:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall UK Education Abroad is offering automatic $2,000 scholarships to students studying at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth this summer.   DATES: JULY 6 - AUGUST 2 National...

It's Not Too Late: Study Abroad this Summer or Fall

  Though program application deadlines are quickly approaching, students may still find it possible to study abroad this summer or fall.  Of the various programs still accepting applications, here is a select list of summer and fall programs: Summer...

Kentucky Dentist Provides an X-ray of Hope

Dr. Winnie Boling, DMD, is an alumni of the May 2008, August 2011 and March 2014 brigades. Dr. Winnie operates a cosmetic and family dentistry practice in LaGrange, Kentucky. Her business has been built on the dream of serving the community. Winnie’...

2014 Kentucky K-12 Level Chinese Proficiency Competition is Coming

We are very excited about our upcoming Kentucky Elementary, Middle, and High School level Chinese language competitions. The events will take place Saturday May 24, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Auditorium of The William T. Young Library,...

Summer, Fall & Academic Year Pre-Departure Orientations

As a part of the ISP 599 course requirement, Pre-Departure Sessions are an opportunity for students to create goals for their program, manage expectations, and  candidly discuss regional topics including current events, homestay considerations,...

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