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Away From Home, Nigerian Student Finds Fulfillment In Her Service in Lexington

A University of Kentucky senior from Nigeria, Aisha Nwandu has found a lot of joy and fulfillment in her involvement with numerous service groups on campus and around Lexington. Passionate about social justice issues, Aisha has spent her time at the University of Kentucky balancing various service positions with Fusion, Alpha phi Omega and Campus Kitchen, as well as a semester-long internship with the Kentucky Refugee Ministries, with the rigorous course loads and demands of any UK student.

Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop


The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, September 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in The 90.

This workshop features four different rotating sessions:

  • General info session led by Education Abroad Peer Ambassadors (EAPAs)
  • How to search for scholarships
  • What not to write in an essay
  • Review your essay with staff from the Writing Center

There will be free food!
 

High School Students Experience China with UK Confucius Institute

The UK Confucius Institute (UKCI) hosted its fifth annual UKCI High School China Summer Trip, where 26 Kentucky high school students explored the Chinese culture in the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi’an, China during the summer.
 

Confucius Institute Asks Community to Explore 'China in My Lens'

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) wants to get to know your China — the people, places and cultural aspects dear to you as part of its 2016 "China in My Lens" photo contest. UK students, faculty and staff as well as local high school students who have visited China are encouraged to enter.
 

Fall Fair Sept. 8 brings education abroad opportunities to students

Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 in the Buell Armory.

Memorial Service Planned for UK International Student Shabika Arvijanti


A memorial service commemorating the life of former University of Kentucky student from Indonesia, Shabika Arvijanti, will take place 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, August 28, in the Memorial Hall Amphitheater. The memorial is open to the public and those attending should wear light-colored clothing, honoring the traditions of her culture.
 

Estudiantes y docentes de la UDLA formaron parte de una brigada de salud

La Universidad de Kentucky y la Fundación 'Hombro a hombro' invitaron a la UDLA, a través de la Dirección de Salud Global, a formar parte de las brigadas de salud, que ambas instituciones realizan en Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas.

Esta actividad se desarrolló entre el 06 y 11 de agosto, en seis parroquias rurales de Santo Domingo, en las cuales participaron ocho estudiantes y ocho docentes y funcionarios de las carreras de Medicina, Fisioterapia y Enfermería.

Honduras Native Kept Busy This Summer Combining Her Skills

Tiffany Molina, an international student from Honduras studying equine science and business management at the University of Kentucky, split her summer time between Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Commerce Lexington and the UK International Center.

Now in her senior year, Molina has been a highly involved student since her freshman year. She is involved in the Gatton Women Business Leaders and the American Marketing Association, is the former president of the International Student Council, and is a sitter for Wildcat Service Dogs.

Sue Roberts Named Associate Provost for Internationalization

 
 

Sue Roberts, professor of geography, has been named associate provost for internationalization at the University of Kentucky.
 

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