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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.

The First Chinese Film Series Presented By The Late Night Film Series

The Late Night Film Series and The Department of Modern and Classical Languages have teamed up to present to students, faculty, and families our first Chinese Film Series.  This series focuses on a variety of films that reflect contemporary Chinese culture.  It is the intention of this series to give a better understanding of how China came to be today.  By showing both films and documentaries, we hope to present multiple perspectives about China.  The films are screened on Thursdays at 7pm at Worsham Theater in the Student Center.  Free popcorn will be availa

UK’s Global Health Initiatives Explores the Curious Case of Cuba

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2015) — UK’s Global Health Initiative is hosting a lecture about the success of Cuba’s health care system in spite of its economy.
 
The lecture, titled “The Curious Case of Cuba,” will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A Auditorium.
 

Hanfu Fashion, Dance, and Ancient Music

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Hanfu Fashion, Dance, and Ancient Music Saturday, February 7 at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall.
 

Education Abroad Spring Fair

UK Education Abroad will host its spring fair on Thursday, February 5 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Hub of William T. Young Library. 

The event will highlight international internship programs and a variety of summer 2015 faculty-directed programs*.  The latter programs include offerings from:

International Student Council Creates Partnership With SGA

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2014) — University of Kentucky senior JoAna Jesus was recently selected to serve as the liaison between the International Student Council (ISC) and the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2014-2015 academic year.
 
“Until this fall, my position didn’t exist as part of SGA or in ISC,” Jesus said.
 
With this partnership, Jesus will attend both weekly SGA and ISC meetings to foster and develop ideas in order to better serve international students.  
 

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