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UKIC Hosts Discussion about Human Rights in China

A panel discussion regarding human rights in China will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 4 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium in William T. Young Library.
 
As noted by Susan Carvalho, associate provost for internationalization, human rights issues encompass all aspects of society, including higher education.
 

UKIC Launches Communities of Global Specialists to Build UK's International Presence

Lexington, Ky. (March 31, 2015) — The University of Kentucky International Center is creating Communities of Global Specialists (CGS) for seven geographic regions to establish complex interdisciplinary teams that will allow UK to have a strong global presence at home and abroad.
 
According to Susan Carvalho, associate provost for internationalization, UK has many campus experts who lead thriving international projects, but those projects may walk away if the faculty member moves to another institution.
 

UK Sponsored Program Deadlines extended

Hurry! There are only a few spots left and you can still study abroad this summer on 4 of UK’s Sponsored programs! The UK Sponsored: Mountains to Coast, Field Studies in Costa Rica Summer 2015 application deadline has been extended to April 27th.  Students in this program will be traveling to Costa Rice taught by UK faculty.

UK Hosts 100 International Fulbright Students For Global Health Seminar

Lexington, Ky. (March 13, 2015) — The University of Kentucky International Center hosted 100 Fulbright students from 55 different countries for the 2015 Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar from February 25 to March 1.
 

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.
 

UK College of Dentistry Partners with Chilean University for Exchange Program

Lexington, Ky. (March 17, 2015) – Two exceptional dental students from Universidad de los Andes in Santiago, Chile, recently discovered that dental education in the United States and Chile is pretty much the same even though techniques may vary somewhat.
 

UK Engineering Senior Helps Design a Future for Ugandan Students

Lexington, Ky. (March 13, 2015) — "Despite how challenging of a major or career it is, it's worth it to me because I know it's going to make other people's lives better," said Jonathan Kellogg, a senior at the University of Kentucky.
 
The path he chose: civil engineering, which affects everyone, every day (think about the pavement you drive on, the water you drink, the air you breathe).  
 

Experience in Ecuador Motivates Student to Pursue Career in Renewable Energy

Josh Crabtree, a senior at UK, recently spent the Fall 2014 semester studying international business in Quito, Ecuador, through the University of San Francisco de Quito exchange program.
 
“I did not have any stories or expectations to bring along, so this experience was new to me,” said Crabtree.
 
Crabtree is currently studying finance with an international business and Spanish minor.
 

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