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Lexington and UK Medical Group Making Waves in India

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) − Dr. Thomas Young, a University of Kentucky College of Medicine professor of pediatrics, had dreams from a young age of emulating Albert Schweitzer, an early 1900s medical missionary.

Thanks to a group comprised of UK employees and students and Lexington-area medical professionals, Young is closer to those dreams, while making life better for kids with disabilities in India.

Summer Study at Maynooth University

DATES: July 5 - August 1

2014 Kentucky K-12 Level Chinese Proficiency Competition is Coming

We are very excited about our upcoming Kentucky Elementary, Middle, and High School level Chinese language competitions. The events will take place Saturday May 24, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Auditorium of The William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY 40506.

1. There is no specific or required topics. The competitions are general enough that you can usually adjust your 3-minute speech to fit it, even after you've prepared your talk. Think in terms of, "Fun with Chinese Language and Culture."

Kentucky Students Down Under

An experience abroad is a life changing and extraordinarily rewarding adventure. University of Kentucky seniors Kendall Mallory and Courtney Crume are encountering their own adventure at Charles Sturt University and their pilot program, The Scots School in Bathurst, Austrailia.

The duo was featured in Bathurst's Western Advocate newspaper, which highlighted their experience in various programs at Charles Sturt University.

Spring World Music Concert

The University of Kentucky School of Music will be presenting performances from all over the world in the Spring World Music Concert. The concert will take place Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Singletary Cetner for the Arts Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Kentucky Dentist Provides an X-ray of Hope

Dr. Winnie Boling, DMD, is an alumni of the May 2008, August 2011 and March 2014 brigades. Dr. Winnie operates a cosmetic and family dentistry practice in LaGrange, Kentucky. Her business has been built on the dream of serving the community.

Winnie’s efforts to serve the community in Santo Domingo, Ecuador has resulted in dramatic improvements in oral care for the area that STSG serves.

Freedom Rider to Lecture on Selma Journey

Bernard LaFayette Jr., an associate of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, will speak on his leadership experience in the voting rights movement in Selma, Ala., and participate in a book signing beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the University of Kentucky's Martin Luther King Center.

The Conference of Economic and Political Inequality

We know that Social Stimulus Do-Gooders, like yourself, are aware that we are all important pieces of a larger community.  Communities thrive when every voice has the opportunity to be heard, but there are many obstacles holding back voices that are vital and often go unheard.

This free and open to the public conference is an opportunity to expand our horizons and understand ways to break down the walls of economic and political inequality that stifle those voices which are integral to the health of our community.  Don't miss out!

UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

Two University of Kentucky students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study the Arabic and Turkish languages. Marketing and media arts and studies sophomore and Global Scholar Jordie Gamble will travel to Morocco for her Arabic language studies, while 

Confucius Institute Lecture Focuses on Chinese-American Educational Exchange

The relationship between two of the world's largest powers, the U.S. and China, continues to expand and become increasingly multifaceted. The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute, UK's gateway to China, presented a talk by David Adams, a former administrator of the Fulbright Scholar Program, on the importance of the countries' partnerships in education.

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