Banner Link to UK International Center

Front Page

Sri Lanka's Ambassador Explores Affiliations with UK

As our world continues to become increasingly interconnected via technology, opportunities for universities to collaborate across the globe also are increasing.

From UK to the UK: Student to Study at Fulbright Summer Institute

University of Kentucky junior Mary Kate Elliott, from Elizabethtown, Ky., has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham-Trent University in Nottinghamshire, England, on one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide.

Recent International Alumni Learns Music in Another Language

For one University of Kentucky (UK) alumni, distance was no object when pursuing his dreams of becoming an opera singer.

Francisco Bedoy, a 24-year-old UK graduate, grew up in Ayutla, Jalisco, Mexico, where he developed a strong interest in vocal performance from an early age. “I’ve always loved singing,” Bedoy said. “It’s a way for me to share my thoughts and feelings without any sort of barrier holding me back.”

After attending the University of Guadalajara for one year, Bedoy began looking abroad for opportunities to improve his talent.

Three UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Abroad

Thee University of Kentucky students have been awarded the fall 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the Institute of International Education to support their study abroad experiences.

The Gilman Scholarship is a congressionally funded scholarship provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) at the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education.

Global Initiative: Menore Lake started the online news magazine “World Report”

Few students have the kind of passion for world news that recently-graduated International Studies major MeNore Lake has. Two years ago she sought to fulfill a need at the University of Kentucky through this passion. She wanted to create an online news publication that would publish monthly articles written by students about international politics, economies, science, sports, and culture, and thus The World Report was born.

UK Welcomes Students From Brazil Scientific Mobility Program

Twenty-five Brazilian students will become Kentucky wildcats in the fall, as part of UK's partnership with the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP) and the Institute of International Education (IIE).

UK Faculty Named Fulbright Recipients

Several University of Kentucky faculty members have been selected as recipients of prestigious Fulbright program scholarships.

Two UK Graduate Students Selected as Delegates to the Commission on the Status of Women

In a competitive application process, two University of Kentucky graduate students, Ibitola Asaolu and Chioma Okafor, were selected as delegates to the Commission on the Status of Women review meeting held in the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Asaolu and Okafor were among 15 practicum delegates of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), a 98-year-old organization recently nominated for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.

University of Kentucky Symphony wows Chinese audiences with American music

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra returned to Lexington this week after a 14-day concert tour in China, where its performances received warm receptions.

Skip Gray, director of the UK school of music, called the trip "a huge success."

"The students played beautifully. They performed in great performance halls. Wherever we went we were well received. I can't imagine it being much better," Gray said.

Gatton LINKS Hosts Nearly 200 From Across Globe

There is an old adage which goes something like, "When you throw a pebble into the water, you never know just how far the ripples may reach."  That certainly is the case for the 2013 LINKS Summer Workshop on Social Network Analysis being held on the University of Kentucky campus this week (June 3-7).

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Front Page