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Interprofessional Shoulder to Shoulder Global Team Helps Child Take First Steps

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2014) - Finding out your child is seriously ill would be heartrending for any parent. But what if your child became gravely ill at just 15 days old, and medical professionals gave you little hope that he would survive? What if those first few years passed, and your child never took his first steps and you had limited or no access to medical care?

International Education Week Calendar of Events

International Education Week, which takes place on UK's campus during the week of November 17-21, is a joint, annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Procter & Gamble Company's Global Design Officer will discuss Global Design

Phil Duncan, Global Design Officer for The Procter & Gamble Company, will share his insights on global design during International Education Week.

This free event on Wednesday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium in Young Library will feature a talk by Duncan and a reception afterward.

Barnes Helps Advance Health Care in South Africa

Beth Barnes, professor and director of the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications, within the College of Communication and Information and interim associate provost for internationalization, recently lent her expertise to rural health advocates in the Rainbow Nation, leading a workshop at the Rural Doctors Association of South Africa 2014

Town Hall Meetings to Discuss UK Internationalization

The UK International Center will be hosting a series of town hall meetings throughout the end of October to get feedback on internationalization at UK and suggestions for improvements.

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.

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 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.

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