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Ceramics Patronage in Early Modern Japan: Comparisons of Three Case Studies

Wednesday, April 17 at 3 p.m. in the Niles Gallery in the Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library

Dr. Andrew Maske from the School of Art & Visual Studies in the College of Fine Arts presents:

“Ceramics Patronage in Early Modern Japan: Comparisons of Three Case Studies”

Asia Center Scholarships for study in Asia

The UK Asia Center is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to UK undergraduates for study in Asia during Summer or Fall 2013.

Over the past several years, the Asia Center has offered financial assistants to UK undergraduates who wish to expand their knowledge of the region through education abroad. This year, the competition is open to UK undergraduates from any college and major. The maximum scholarship will be $2,000. Applications are due by March 1, 2013 to 208 Bradley Hall.

Asia Center To Host Spring Seminar Series

The UK Asia Center is hosting a Spring Seminar Series to highlight the quality and diversity of Asia related research taking place throughout UK’s campus.

The seminars illustrate the breadth of scholarship a taking place at UK about Asia, and will create opportunities for faculty, students, and community members to meet and share their ideas and research.

All of the seminars are free and open to the public.

Food in China: Linking Research Projects with Study Abroad and Student Recruitment

Thursday, February 7 ant 4 p.m. in the Niles Gallery in the Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library.

Dr. Wuyang Hu from the Department of Agricultural Economics in the College of Agriculture presents, Food in China: Linking Research Projects with Study Abroad and Student Recruitment.

Asia Center Grant Workshop

The Asia Center is hosting a workshop for UK faculty who are interested in collaborating with their colleagues across campus on Asia-related projects. Shana Herron from the Proposal Development Office will be leading a general discussion on identifying and applying for international funding, after which faculty will break up into small groups and review specific grant opportunities based on their research interests.

UK Student Goes Several Extra Miles For Internship

Many UK students consider internship experience to be critical in their preparation for the professional world. A Lexington-based company, Lexmark Inc., consistently facilitates students from various majors into its internship positions. One student, however, took this longstanding relationship with Lexmark one step farther, or approximately 7,400 miles farther, geographically speaking.

Confucius Institute and Headley-Whitney Present 'Realized in Wood'

The UK Confucius Institute has partnered with the Headley-Whitney Museum to present contemporary art, fashioned in a centuries-old style.

UK Hosts Chinese Art, Design Students

Recently the University of Kentucky's College of Design and School of Art and Visual Studies in the College of Fine Arts welcomed to campus a group of students and faculty from Shanghai University with interests in the fields of art and design.

UK Confucius Institute Selected as Official Testing Center for Ky.

Hanban, the Confucius Institute headquarters in Beijing, has designated the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute as the official Chinese proficiency test center for the state of Kentucky.

The HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) and the YCT (Youth Chinese Test), are proficiency exams that rank Chinese language learners on different levels of mastery.

Cao Wei Unites UK and the China University of Mining and Technology

In 2005, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering formed a partnership with China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT). The goal of this cooperation was to offer a program of exchange for students and staff on both sides that would be mutually beneficial. September marks the seventh anniversary of this partnership, which continues to grow and has been home to nearly 30 students studying in the various fields of engineering, as well as Dr. Cao Wei, an associate professor and director of graduate studies at CUMT.

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