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Barnes Helps Advance Health Care in South Africa

Beth Barnes, professor and director of the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications, within the College of Communication and Information and interim associate provost for internationalization, recently lent her expertise to rural health advocates in the Rainbow Nation, leading a workshop at the Rural Doctors Association of South Africa 2014

UK International Student Council presents Culture Fest 2014

The University of Kentucky International Student Council is hosting Culture Fest 2014 on Saturday, October 18 from 5-9 p.m. in the Engineering Courtyard. Guests of this event can enjoy a showcase of a variety of cultures and their traditions, including fabulous performances from UK students and professional salsa dancers. ISC encourages participants to wear their favorite sports jersey to the event while they eat free food and experience UK's rich diversity.

Town Hall Meetings to Discuss UK Internationalization

The UK International Center will be hosting a series of town hall meetings throughout the end of October to get feedback on internationalization at UK and suggestions for improvements.

Anthropology Colloquium Series presents "Chronic Liminality"

The Anthropology Colloquium Series welcomes Dr. Lisa Cliggett, associate professor of Anthropology and editor of Economic Anthropology, to present, "Chronic Liminality: Living on the edge in a Zambian park buffer zone." This event will be on Friday, October 17 from 4:15-5:45 p.m. in Lafferty Hall, Room 213.

Summer at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Changes Student's Life

Subway cards. Receipts from a West End theater. A pamphlet from Mary Arden’s farm in Stratford-upon-Avon. Artifacts of summer travel that University of Kentucky’s Kelsey Potter, a junior majoring in English and integrated strategic communication, found in her raincoat pockets the first rainy week of the semester.

UK joins Clinton Global Initiative University Network

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2014) — University of Kentucky has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University Network, a growing consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to student leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs who are developing solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. UK is now one of more than 40 colleges and universities worldwide that have joined the CGI University Network.

The "Arab Spring" in social media: Possibilities and perils in a networked age

We are pleased to announce that on October 14th, the University of Kentucky Libraries along with the College of Arts and Scienc

UK Public Health Gains New Insights From Africa

Four University of Kentucky graduate students from the College of of Public Health spent one month in Zimbabwe this past summer working with local nutritionists and teaching courses at Africa University. 

Located near the city of Mutare, Africa University (AU) enrolls nearly 1,200 students, representing 22 African nations. The private university was established in 1988, and hosted the UK students for the duration of their stay.

UK HealthCare Pediatric Team Brings Guatemalan Child Closer to a Normal Life

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 2, 2014) — After Cony Puac delivered her daughter Evany, birthing attendants placed the newborn in her arms and cleared the room. 

UK welcomes University of Lampung for celebration of Indonesian culture

The University of Kentucky is teaming up with the University of Lampung (Unila) from Indonesia to explore the rich culture of Indonesia through dance performances, art exhibits and lectures.

“Introducing Lampung Culture for Global Appreciation: A Harmony of Diversity in Indonesia” will be on Tuesday, October 14 starting at 3:30 p.m. in the Brigg’s Theater inside the Fine Arts Building.

The Dance Arts Education Program at Unila feels obligated to share the traditional dances and arts of Lampung, Indonesia on an international level to protect and preserve Indonesian culture.

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