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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.

UK Patterson School students form foreign affairs magazine

Ex-Patt is a new publication created by students of the Patterson School of Diplomacy & International Commerce that offers a fresh voice in the exciting world of international policy and commerce.

The magazine is a registered student organization that hopes to increase Lexington's awareness about major foreign affairs, while also providing opportunities for UK students to enhance their knowledge of international issues and of academic writing.

Student Org Unites International Student Community

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2014) — The International Student Council (ISC) has revitalized its role on campus to creatively unite international students at UK.  

With its creation in 1988, the ISC was founded with the purpose of spreading diversity and acting as an umbrella organization for all international organizations within UK’s campus.

UK Confucius Institute Director Wins KWLA Award

This weekend, Huajing Maske, executive director of the Office of China Initiatives and director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky, will receive the Amici Linguarum (Friend of Languages) Award given by the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA).

UKCI's Distinguished Scholar Series Explores Chinese Capital in Africa, and Female Drug Dealers in Chinese Prisons

Chinese involvement in Africa and female drug dealers in Chinese prisons are the topics of this fall’s Distinguished Scholar Series, sponsored by UK’s Confucius Institute.

Ching Kwan Lee, a sociology professor at UCLA, launches the series with “The Specter of Global China: Contesting the Power and Peril of Chinese State Capital in Zambia,” which explores China’s role in copper and construction in Zambia


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