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Slaymaker Translates Hideo's New Book on Words Without Borders

Lexington, Ky. (March 11, 2015) — Excerpts from Doug Slaymaker’s translation of Furukawa Hideo’s latest book “Horses, Horses, in the Innocence of Light” will be published on the online journal Words Without Borders today and Thursday.
 

Kentucky Japan Bowl Educates and Entertains

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2015) — Thirty-five students from Lafayette, Scott County, Atherton and Eastern high schools visit the University of Kentucky campus on Saturday to immerse themselves in the Japanese culture and to compete in the Kentucky Japan Bowl®.
 

Celebrating our Community through the 2015 Cultural Diversity Festival

This week at the University of Kentucky is one of celebrations. We are celebrating our rich history with our Founders Week Sesquicentennial festivities - honoring our 150 years of service and commitment to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Global Health Fulbright Seminar Gathers Students from Around the World

Lexington, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2015) – The University of Kentucky will host 100 Fulbright students from 55 different countries who are studying public health and related areas in the United States for the 2015 Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar from Feb. 25 to March 1. The U.S.

Muslim Students, Faculty Reassured of Inclusion

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2015) ‒ The University of Kentucky Muslim Student Association, an organization with a sustained 43-year history on campus, was honored last week at a reception hosted by President Eli Capilouto at Maxwell House, the university president’s official campus home.
 

Basketball Tournament at UK Celebrates Chinese New Year

For Chinese students, the Chinese New Year is like Christmas for Americans.

Getting together and celebrating the Chinese New Year with family members is the top priority in almost everyone’s to-do list. But for Chinese international students at UK, the to-do list is unlikely to be accomplished.

To give Chinese international students a sense of home, Chinese student organizations at UK organized a three-on-three basketball tournament on Sunday afternoon in the Seaton Center to bring Chinese students together.

African Students Association photo project debunks stereotypes about Africa

Students from African Students Association (ASA) at the University of Kentucky gathered on Friday in the Student Center to participate in a photography project to raise awareness of stereotypes about Africa.

“We organized this event to help the UK community become aware that Africa is not a continent of just poverty,” said Bill Kofi Aboagye, president of UK African Students Association.

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