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Fall Fair Sept. 8 brings education abroad opportunities to students

Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 in the Buell Armory.

Memorial Service Planned for UK International Student Shabika Arvijanti


A memorial service commemorating the life of former University of Kentucky student from Indonesia, Shabika Arvijanti, will take place 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, August 28, in the Memorial Hall Amphitheater. The memorial is open to the public and those attending should wear light-colored clothing, honoring the traditions of her culture.
 

Honduras Native Kept Busy This Summer Combining Her Skills

Tiffany Molina, an international student from Honduras studying equine science and business management at the University of Kentucky, split her summer time between Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Commerce Lexington and the UK International Center.

Now in her senior year, Molina has been a highly involved student since her freshman year. She is involved in the Gatton Women Business Leaders and the American Marketing Association, is the former president of the International Student Council, and is a sitter for Wildcat Service Dogs.

Intl. Student Leadership Team Seeks Volunteers


The International Student Leadership Team (ISLT) is looking for volunteers to help during orientation and K-Week International.

International Theater Student Accepted into Prestigious Master of Fine Arts Program

As an international theater student from Beijing, senior Shaofei Chen landed at the University of Kentucky a short four years ago with “a narrow English vocabulary and little knowledge of Western culture,” he said.

International Student Spearheads National Campus Kitchens Project at UK

For University of Kentucky junior Kendra Oo, an education in nutrition extends far beyond the classroom.

Oo, a dietetics student from Myanmar, was attracted to the coordinated dietetics program at UK that offered a challenging course schedule along with a hands-on internship experience.

She is also a part of the UK Student Dietetic Nutrition Association (SDNA), where she participates in meal packaging for God’s Pantry Food Bank. It was at an SDNA event where Oo first heard about the Campus Kitchens Project.

New International Leadership Team Facilitates Student Adaptation and Engagement

The University of Kentucky’s International Student and Scholar Services has created a new way for international students to connect with the university socially, academically and culturally. The new International Student Leadership Team, consisting of by eight UK students, will assist incoming and current students to find the resources they need to succeed in the UK campus and Lexington community.

International Student Receives Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding

Business management and equine science student Tiffany Molina was awarded the prestigious 2016 Viji Jeganathan Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding for her dedication to promoting cultural diversity and inclusivity through her involvement at the University of Kentucky.

UK’s International Enrollment and Study Abroad Growth Rates Exceed National Averages

The University of Kentucky continues to exceed national growth rates for both international student enrollment and education abroad participation, compared to the 2015 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange released last week.

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