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Travel to Ancient China With UK Confucius Institute, Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Bluegrass with Hanfu fashion through the dynasties set to a program of Chinese music and dance beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
 

Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop


The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, February 16th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm in The Hub (basement of William T. Young Library).

This workshop features four different rotating sessions:

Spanish immersion prepares UK student for career in Journalism

Ashtin Morgan, a Junior at UK, has just returned to the U.S. after a fall semester spent in Spain through the Carlos III University of Madrid program.
 
“When I found a program that had courses for both of my majors, there I was,” said Morgan.
 
She is double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish.
 
“I took two English and two Spanish courses,” said Morgan.
 

KIIS Study Abroad Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) will mark its 40th anniversary by awarding one student a KIIS program scholarship at the KIIS student orientation on April 11, 2015 in Bowling Green, KY. In addition, KIIS will host an appreciation reception on the evening of April 10th for faculty and professional staff who have been involved with KIIS over the past 40 years.
 

A Night of Service

University of Kentucky Education Abroad and International Studies Abroad (ISA) are working together on a collaborative service-learning project at the International Book Project in Lexington.
 

Office Hours with Peter Berres and Stan Brunn


The College of Arts and Sciences latest Office Hours episode brings you a new host along with a hot topic -- Cuba! Listen here.

Global Health Case Competition Showcases Creativity and Teamwork

Nine multi-disciplinary student teams gathered on Saturday, January 24, in the College of Pharmacy to compete in the first-annual Global Health Case Competition.
 
This competition was hosted by the Global Health Initiative, whose goal is to provide advance research and educational programs for students to improve the health of people throughout the world.
 

UK Pediatric Surgeon Intervenes to Help Boy from His Home Country

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 27, 2015) — A mother's embrace couldn't settle a fidgety Snayder Menendez Quinones for more than a few seconds in the Pavilion A lobby of the UK Chandler Hospital. But Maria Quinones was relieved to see her 3-year-old son return to his playful self after recovering from surgery at Kentucky Children's Hospital.
 

First PD Conference in 2015

UKCI held the first PD in 2015 on the UK campus on January 17. Dr. Huajing Maske, Director of UKCI, presented a speech entitled How to Celebrate the Chinese New Year to approximately 40 UKCI Chinese teachers and volunteer teachers.

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