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Helping Haiti to Rebuild After the 2010 Port-au-Prince Earthquake

A University of Kentucky College of Engineering professor and a graduate student visited Haiti over the summer to work on a project that will help engineers there develop more earthquake-resistant building designs. 

Living Landscapes and the Art College of Inner Mongolia University

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

Global Contemporary Exhibitions Opening Receptions: 6pm, the Art Museum at UK and Tuska Center

2013 UKCI Artwork and Essay Competition


The UK Confucius Institute presents the Third Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition to celebrate the Traditional Chinese Moon Festival!

Categories:
Essay
Artwork

Levels:
Elementary (grades 1 - 5)
Middle & High (grades 6 - 12)

Awards:
All participants will receive an Award.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Awards Ceremony: As part of the KYCAA Moon Festival Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.

K Week International Orients Students From Across the Globe Into Wildcat Family

Fayette county, to as far away as Vietnam. Though their hometowns vary, they all share one thing in common; they're part of a Big Blue community that comes together during one of the most exciting times on UK's campus: K Week.

Faculty Visit Builds the Capacity of Pakistan’s Business Schools

The University of Kentucky is working with business schools in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Province, located in northwest Pakistan along the Afghanistan border, to enhance Pakistan’s academic and research capacity.

This partnership was established through the three-year “Partnership in Business Administration in the KP Pakistan" project, which began in October of 2012.

Five UK Graduate Students Share their Research in Shanghai, China

Five UK graduate students recently attended the 2013 International Graduate Student Conference at Shanghai University. The UK American Studies Center at Shanghai University selected the students to represent the University of Kentucky.

The conference aimed to promote an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural dialogue about Asia’s past and present. The UK graduate students presented papers that explored specific interrelationships between Asia and the United States.  

The five students who attended were:

UK Prepares Students with 'China Literacy' for 21st Century World

As the University of Kentucky prepares its students to compete in a globalized world, it's crucial to provide students with what associate provost for international programs Susan Carvalho calls "China literacy."

As the world's leading exporter, with the world's second-largest economy, there is no question that China is a dominant player in the 21st century marketplace.

Shanghai University Honors UK Journalism Professor

University of Kentucky journalism professor Buck Ryan was honored by Shanghai University at a teaching award ceremony after completing a two-week summer course sponsored by the Confucius Institute.

UK's Appalachian Ties, Land Grant Mission Transforms Indonesian Community

Indonesia looks nothing like Kentucky.

While the Commonwealth yields tobacco, corn and soybeans, the Southeast Asian islands grow rice, pineapples and coffee. But the obstacles the two regions face are eminently similar: namely, economic and agricultural underdevelopment. Sixty percent of the poorest Indonesians live on small farms. Indonesian farmers use cows to plow their rice paddies. They plant their pineapples and harvest coffee beans by hand.

UK Students Gain First Hand Agricultural Experience in Indonesia

A group of University of Kentucky College of Agriculture students and one student from the University of Missouri Columbia participated in a five week field course that gave them first hand experiences in agriculture, ecology, and sustainable development in Indonesia, led by University of Kentucky professor Krista Jacobson. While in Indonesia, the students learned about key issues effecting Indonesian agriculture, tourism and agricultural policies.

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