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Thomas R. Ford Distinguished Alumnus Award honors Ahmed Herzenni

The Department of Sociology is proud to announce the 2014 Thomas R. Ford Distinguished Alumnus Award winner, Ahmed Herzenni. The award ceremony will be on October 23 at 7 p.m. in the President's Room of the Singletary Center, followed by Herzenni's public lecture, "Living in Time of Regression: A Personal Account."

Herzenni, a 1994 UK graduate, is now the secretary general of the Council of Higher Education and president of the Advisory Council on Human Rights in the Kingdom of Morocco. 

UK Confucius Institute presents Dr. Donn Rogosin

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute welcomes Dr. Donn Rogosin to present, "Pearl Buck: The Woman Who Embraced the World," on Thursday, November 6 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Niles Gallery of the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library.

Rogosin has had a multifaceted career as a writer, producer, television network executive and head of his own production company, Donn Rogosin Productions. His public television work includes the following documentaries:

English Abroad Info Session

On Wednesday, October 29, UK Education Abroad will host an information session for English majors in room 357 of the Student Center. 

In addition to learning about education abroad scholarships and enjoying free pizza, student will learn about the following programs: 

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


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