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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.

UK Highlights Globalization and Multiculturalism with International Education Week Events

The University of Kentucky will celebrate cultural diversity of UK, where more than 2,200 international students and scholars representing more than 120 countries study or teach, during International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 13-20.
 

International Education Week Kick-Off Nov. 13

The University of Kentucky International Center is proud to kick-off International Education Week with Global Paw Prints, organized by International Student Council and sponsored by UKIC, Student Government Association and Student Activities Board.
Join the UKIC to celebrate cultures and diversity Nov. 13-20, 2015.

Three UK representatives appointed to Mayor’s Commission


Three University of Kentucky representatives have been appointed to a two-year and four-year term on the Mayor’s International Affairs Advisory Commission.

ACE Peer Review Team “Admires” UK’s Progress in Comprehensive Internationalization

A team of American Council on Education (ACE) representatives visited the University of Kentucky to conduct a peer review in early September, as part of UK’s participation in the ACE Internationalization Lab 2.0.

Two University of Kentucky International Students Received the Viji Jeganathan Award

Two University of Kentucky students have been awarded the Fall 2015 Viji Jegnathan Scholarship, recognizing their excellence in promoting cultural awareness and inclusion on campus and in the community.
 
Award recipients are chosen by a competitive selection process and must use the funds to cover tuition, books, room and board, course fees and other expenses at the University of Kentucky.
 

Earthquake prompts UK students from Nepal to mobilize

A group of UK students from Nepal are helping to relieve the suffering in their home country caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that took place Saturday, April 25.
 

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