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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.
 

UK iCAT System Provides Convenience for International Students, Staff and Scholars

 
Lexington, Ky. (March 26, 2015) — International students and scholars at the University of Kentucky will soon be able to submit requests and access various services by submitting e-forms online through the UK International Center’s new iCAT system.
 

Kentucky Japan Bowl Educates and Entertains

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2015) — Thirty-five students from Lafayette, Scott County, Atherton and Eastern high schools visit the University of Kentucky campus on Saturday to immerse themselves in the Japanese culture and to compete in the Kentucky Japan Bowl®.
 

Muslim Students, Faculty Reassured of Inclusion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2015) ‒ The University of Kentucky Muslim Student Association, an organization with a sustained 43-year history on campus, was honored last week at a reception hosted by President Eli Capilouto at Maxwell House, the university president’s official campus home.
 

Basketball Tournament at UK Celebrates Chinese New Year

For Chinese students, the Chinese New Year is like Christmas for Americans.

Getting together and celebrating the Chinese New Year with family members is the top priority in almost everyone’s to-do list. But for Chinese international students at UK, the to-do list is unlikely to be accomplished.

To give Chinese international students a sense of home, Chinese student organizations at UK organized a three-on-three basketball tournament on Sunday afternoon in the Seaton Center to bring Chinese students together.

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