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UK Delegation to Visit Shanghai University to Teach and Collaborate

Fifteen UK faculty will teach students at Shanghai University (SHU) in China for a week this summer through the UK Confucius Institute’s (UKCI) “UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program,” during the week of June 16-20.

Two UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Two University of Kentucky juniors have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS) which will support their international independent research projects during the 2014 summer session.

UK Helping Afghanistan Mine its Rich Resources

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering's Department of Mining Engineering is helping Balkh University (BU) in Mazār-e Sharīf, Afghanistan build the capacity and quality of its mining engineering program.

The “U.S.-Afghan University Partnership with Balkh University in Engineering” program is funded by a $749,964 grant from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Oxford

 LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 14, 2014) — University of Kentucky's Ryan Winstead, an English and gender and women's studies junior, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Winstead's expenses for summer study at the University of Oxford.

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.

$2,000 for Summer Study in Ireland

 

INFO SESSION: TUESDAY, APRIL 22 at 3:00 p.m. in 207 Bradley Hall

Lecture to Discuss UK’s Work Fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia

Faculty and staff in UK’s School of Journalism and Telecommunications are fighting HIV and AIDS in Zambia.

Beth Barnes, director of the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, will discuss the school’s partnership with a media training organization in Zambia to raise the standard of reporting and use journalistic techniques to provide information on HIV and AIDS. The event will take place:

Friday, April 18, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
UK Chandler Hospital, Pav. A Auditorium

International Arts Festival

Join the International Student Council. for the International Arts Festival Friday April 11, 2014 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. The festival will take place in the Engineering Courtyard. There will be free international food, international art and performances from cultures all over the world. 

 

 

Taste of Africa

Join the African Student Association and Medical Bridges for Taste of Africa in the Student Center Theater on Saturday April 12, 2014 at 5 p.m. Taste of Africa will feature fashion, food, music, dance and poetry from different African nations. 

The tickets are $5. The proceeds will go towards Medical Bridge, a charity which takes surplus medical supplies to Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, and other countries in need. 

 

 

It's Not Too Late: Study Abroad this Summer or Fall

 

Though program application deadlines are quickly approaching, students may still find it possible to study abroad this summer or fall.  Of the various programs still accepting applications, here is a select list of summer and fall programs:

Summer Programs

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