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UK Education Abroad Announces Winners of Spring 2015 Diversity Scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 28, 2015) — The University of Kentucky International Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship has been awarded to two students to help them further their studies through education abroad.   Derrick Quarles, a kinesiology major...

UK Alum Among Ebola Fighters Named Time Magazine's Person of the Year

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 15, 2014) -- University of Kentucky graduate Mosoka Fallah is among the Ebola fighters in West Africa that has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year.    A native of Liberia, Fallah received his bachelor's...

IHP Offers Opportunity for Community to Engage With International Students

The University of Kentucky International Hospitality Program (IHP) is seeking "host families" for the spring semester.   Approximately 200 new international students will enroll during the spring semester at the University of Kentucky. Of these...

UK Junior to Study Abroad on Scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2014) — University of Kentucky materials engineering junior Zach Wildofsky, of Tremont City, Ohio, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad, and he will study...

UK Confucius Institute Recognized for the Second Time as Confucius Institute of the Year

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) has received one of five 2014 Confucius Institute of the Year Awards in the U.S. and one of 15 among 470 institutes in the world at the ninth Confucius Institute...

UK professor receives prestigious collaborative research grant from China

Xuguo “Joe” Zhou’s entomology research has bolstered the University of Kentucky’s international reputation after he and his collaborator, Yongjun Zhang, received a prestigious research grant from China.  Zhou, an associate professor of...

UK Student, Grad Selected as Rhodes Finalists

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 3, 2014) — Two University of Kentucky students were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Luke Glaser, a 2013 English and Hispanic studies graduate from Louisville, Kentucky, and Grace Trimble, a political...

UK Joins Universities Worldwide to Fight Hunger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2014) — The University of Kentucky is one of nearly 50 universities worldwide that have banded together to address the global issue of hunger. On Dec. 9, UK President Eli Capilouto and leaders from the other...

UK connection with Fund for Education Abroad provides scholarships for students

University of Kentucky undergraduates may find financial assistance with Fund for Education Abroad, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships to students in education abroad programs.   Anthony Ogden, executive...

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.  ...

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