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What is service-learning?

Service-learning is defined as an integrative experience through which learners engage in thoughtfully organized service in response to a community identified need.  Experiences are designed to be a mutually-beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources accomplished by service and reflection.  Learning outcomes promote academic and civic engagement and are focused on holistic learner development and community well-being.  Service-learning can be credit bearing or non-credit bearing.

Over $450,000 in Education Abroad Scholarships Are Available to UK Students

LEXINGTON, KY. (Feb. 12, 2016) — University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) invites all internationally interested students to attend the Scholarship Workshop from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Hub of the William T. Young Library. During this workshop, students will be able to discover how they can earn their share of the $450,000 available in scholarships for education abroad programs with UK EA.
 

Spring Photo Contest 2016

Submission have opened for the Spring 2016 #seeblueabroad Photo Contest.

Media Arts and Studies Student Awarded $5,000 ISA Diversity Scholarship

The University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) Diversity Scholarship Committee awarded Elias Conwell its $5,000 Diversity Scholarship for the fall 2015. UK EA and partner organization International Studies Abroad (ISA) collaborate to award this scholarship to UK students each semester.
 
“This scholarship reaches out to a population which is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad,” said Yiyi Tang, UK EA financial manager.
 

Ring in Chinese New Year with UK Confucius Institute, KYCAA

The Bluegrass community is invited to ring in the Year of the Monkey this weekend with the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and the Kentucky Chinese American Association (KYCAA).

2016 Global Health Case Competition Participants to Address Ways to Combat Burdens of Childhood Obesity in Mexico


The University of Kentucky Global Health Initiative is welcoming its second annual Global Health Case Competition, which will take place 8 a.m.- 5p.m. Feb. 27, 2016 at the College of Pharmacy.
 
Fifteen interdisciplinary student teams representing fifteen different colleges will develop strategies to address a critical global health scenario during the Global Health Case Competition.
 

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