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2015 International Global Health Conference in Louisville - and call for abstracts

Global Health Hits Home: Multi-disciplinary approaches to public health challenges, Ebola, and beyond.

RSVP and ticket sales will open March 1. Visit the Global Health Conference website for more details.

Interprofessional Teamwork in Global Health Prepares Students to Serve in Ecuador

 UK students are learning to work effectively as in interprofessional teams to provide health services to individuals and communities in an international setting.
 
The Interprofessional Teamwork in Global Health course is part of Shoulder to Shoulder Global's (STSG) Ecuador brigade program. STSG is a UK unit that engages multiple academic and community partners to improve the health and well-being of impoverished communities overseas.
 

Cuba-U.S. Relations: a panel discussion


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2015) – A panel discussion about Cuba and U.S. relations will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the UKAA Auditorium in Young Library.
 

UK Woman's Club Sponsors Education Abroad Scholarship

The UK Woman’s Club (UKWC) collaborated with University of Kentucky Education Abroad to create an education abroad scholarship for full-time undergraduate and graduate students at UK.
 
Students must be Kentucky residents with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and demonstrate financial need in order to qualify for the scholarship. Preference is given to nontraditional or underrepresented minority students.
 

EA Scholarship Open House


UK Education Abroad will host a Scholarship Open House on Wednesday, February 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the third floor of Bradley Hall. 

During this event, students will learn about a variety of education abroad scholarships, including those for Pell Grant students, those for students studying critical languages, those for students participating on select UK Partner programs and more.  In addition, students can have their scholarship applications reviewed and chat with financial aid counselors. 

Free food will be available.

UK's Annual Cultural Diversity Festival Accepting Event Submissions


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 5, 2015) 
- The University of Kentucky Cultural Diversity Festival will celebrate UK and Lexington's global community through several events from Monday, Feb. 16, through Friday, March 13, and everyone is encouraged participate! UK CDF is now accepting event submissions from student organizations and campus units, departments and colleges.
 

Travel to Ancient China With UK Confucius Institute, Mu Dan Hong Dance Troupe

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Celebrate Chinese New Year in the Bluegrass with Hanfu fashion through the dynasties set to a program of Chinese music and dance beginning 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
 

Spanish immersion prepares UK student for career in Journalism

Ashtin Morgan, a Junior at UK, has just returned to the U.S. after a fall semester spent in Spain through the Carlos III University of Madrid program.
 
“When I found a program that had courses for both of my majors, there I was,” said Morgan.
 
She is double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish.
 
“I took two English and two Spanish courses,” said Morgan.
 

KIIS Study Abroad Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) will mark its 40th anniversary by awarding one student a KIIS program scholarship at the KIIS student orientation on April 11, 2015 in Bowling Green, KY. In addition, KIIS will host an appreciation reception on the evening of April 10th for faculty and professional staff who have been involved with KIIS over the past 40 years.
 

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