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USAID Senior Advisor shares insight on improving education in developing countries

Christie Vilsack, Senior Advisor for International Education at the U.S. Agency for International Development, visited the University of Kentucky on Thursday, November 20 to share the growing progress of USAID’s “Let Girls Learn” program.   USAID...

A&S Faculty-Directed Programs - Summer 2015

From Cuba to China, more than a dozen faculty from the UK College of Arts & Sciences will lead education abroad programs this upcoming summer.  Many of these programs are open to students from all disciplines. Browse the digital catalog above...

Procter & Gamble Company's Global Design Officer will discuss Global Design

Phil Duncan, Global Design Officer for The Procter & Gamble Company, will share his insights on global design during International Education Week. This free event on Wednesday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium in Young...

One of UK's Earliest International Faculty Members Celebrates History

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2014) — As UK celebrates its sesquicentennial this year, one faculty member in particular has plenty to remember about his history with the university.   "Out of 150 years, I’ve experienced 58 years of UK’s history....

Student Panel to Bridge the International Gap on UK’s Campus

UK’s International Student Council (ISC) is hosting a student panel titled “Bridge the Differences: A Dialogue” that will explore how UK can help international student organizations bridge differences and find solutions to the various issues that...

Bradley Hall Flags Show Breadth of UK Community

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2014) — The flags displayed on Bradley Hall serve as much more than a decoration identifying the UK International Center (UKIC). The flags also represent the home countries of UK's international students, who hail from more...

From South Africa to Appalachia, The Power of Resilience and Community

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2014) — Jasmine Newman admits that it was a TV show that sparked her interest in cultural anthropology. Growing up in Pikeville, Kentucky, Newman loved watching Bones, a TV series about solving crimes using forensic...

Communication & Information Faculty-Directed Programs - Summer 2015

This summer, faculty from the UK College of Communication & Information will direct six education abroad programs across three continents. Each program is open to students from all majors.  Browse the digital catalog above to learn more about...

U.S. Social Movements Shape Lexington Seminar for Pakistani Fulbright Scholars

The University of Kentucky International Center hosted 142 Pakistani graduate students who are studying in the U.S. through the Fulbright scholarship program for the Fulbright Pakistan Enrichment Seminar on Social Movements from November 5-9.   The...

First Generation Students "see blue." in London

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2014) —When N'Deyah Belle, Brandon King and Abel Rodriguez first set foot on the University of Kentucky campus, they had one thing in common: they were each the first person in their families to go to college. Today, they...

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