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College of Communication and Information Delegation Visits China to Expand Relations

Five professors from the College of Communication and Information found good prospects for collaboration as they visited two universities and a newspaper in China in late 2015.

Professors from the College of Communication and Information visited the Communication University of China in Beijing, and gave talks at a health-communication symposium the college co-sponsored at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China. Researchers from leading communication programs also presented at the symposium.

Job available - Dean - School of Music, Shanghai University

Dean of the School of Music, Shanghai University

 

The First Chinese Film Series Presented By The Late Night Film Series

The Late Night Film Series and The Department of Modern and Classical Languages have teamed up to present to students, faculty, and families our first Chinese Film Series.  This series focuses on a variety of films that reflect contemporary Chinese culture.  It is the intention of this series to give a better understanding of how China came to be today.  By showing both films and documentaries, we hope to present multiple perspectives about China.  The films are screened on Thursdays at 7pm at Worsham Theater in the Student C

UK Faculty Members Conduct College Teaching Workshops in Qingdao Technological University

Assistant Professor Brandi Frisbi and Associate Professor Kevin Real, from the University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information, and Katherine Rogers-Carpenter, lecturer in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digitial Studies at the UK College of Arts and Sciences,  led a series of college teacher training workshops at Qingdao Technological University in China from July 14 through Aug. 1, 2014.

Journalism's Buck Ryan Publishes in Jilin Research Journal on Chinese Culture

University of Kentucky Associate Professor Buck Ryan, who was honored a second time for his teaching at Shanghai University, is publishing an article on journalism education in a prestigious research journal on Chinese culture published by Jilin University.

Ryan, the eighth director in the 100-year history of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, was recognized at Shanghai University in June for the second consecutive year for his course, "Storytelling: Exploring China's Art and Culture." 

Kentucky, China Collaborate on Large-Scale Carbon Capture Project

The University of Kentucky has entered into an agreement with a major Chinese petrochemical conglomerate to develop technologies to capture, utilize and store 1 million tons of carbon dioxide per year from a coal-fired power plant in Dongying, Shandong, China.

UK Volleyball team in China

UK’s volleyball team traveled to China for 14 days to participate in education, cultural exchange, and the CCLSKI Cup International Women’s Volleyball tournament. The team learned about Chinese culture while attending classes and training at Shanghai University.

Traveling by bullet train to Nanjing, then on to Beijing and Baoding, the Cats toured the cities and played against professional teams. After losing the first pair of matches, UK adjusted to their unfamiliar environment to win the final two.

UK to Jazz Up China's Music Scene

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 2, 2014) — University of Kentucky’s Jazz Ensemble will take a Bluegrass stage to present a preview concert of music they plan to perform on tour. The free public concert will begin 7:30 p.m. today, Monday, June 2, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

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