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Earthquake prompts UK students from Nepal to mobilize

A group of UK students from Nepal are helping to relieve the suffering in their home country caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that took place Saturday, April 25.

Two UK students are awarded Diversity Scholarships to study abroad

UK International Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship has been awarded to two students to help them further their studies through a program abroad.
Derrick Quarles, a kinesiology major, and Miyana Sarver, a human communications major, will receive between $2,500 and $5,000 that can be applied to an International Studies Abroad (ISA) study abroad program of their choice within two years.

UK Confucius Institute and Education Abroad support UK faculty travel to China

Lexington, Ky. (April 22, 2015) — With the goal of establishing and enhancing education abroad programming and learning about international higher education opportunities in China, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and Education Abroad have collaborated to support UK faculty members’ travel to institutions of higher education in China in May.
Founded in 2010, UKCI has devoted itself to sending UK students, faculty, high school students and Kentucky educators to China, said Huajing Maske, director of UKCI.

UK Has First Faculty-directed Full Semester Program Abroad

Lexington, Ky. (April 20, 2014) — The College of Education has launched the University of Kentucky’s first ever faculty-directed semester-length program, Kinesiology and Health Promotion in Valencia, Spain, which is directed by Joaquín Fenollar, lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion.
Fenollar’s program is a huge step forward for international faculty-directed programs in the College of Education and at UK.


The UK Confucius Institute and UK Education Abroad are collaborating to offer a summer 2015, programming site visit to China.

UK team places second in International Emory Global Health Case Competition

A multidisciplinary team of five UK students took the second place during the 5th annual Emory Global Health Case Competition held March 27-28 at Emory University.

The international competition brought together teams from 24 universities across the U.S., as well as Australia and Denmark, to develop reorganizational strategies for the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure that it meets the emerging health challenges of the 21st century. 

College of Education Offers Wide Array of Programs Abroad

The College of Education has a growing number of faculty directed programs abroad. These programs help undergraduate and graduate students progress towards graduation through international experience and adds a competitive advantage in the job market.
Currently, there are five College of Education study and teach abroad programs during the summer intersessions.

Education Abroad Grant Supports UK Faculty-Directed Programs

Lexington, Ky. (April 2, 2015) — 
Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky awarded Program Development Grants to four UK faculty members to support their international travels for the purpose of establishing faculty-directed education abroad programs.

UKIC Hosts Discussion about Human Rights in China

A panel discussion regarding human rights in China will be held on Thursday, April 16 at 4 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium in William T. Young Library.
As noted by Susan Carvalho, associate provost for internationalization, human rights issues encompass all aspects of society, including higher education.

UKIC Launches Communities of Global Specialists to Build UK's International Presence

Lexington, Ky. (March 31, 2015) — The University of Kentucky International Center is creating Communities of Global Specialists (CGS) for seven geographic regions to establish complex interdisciplinary teams that will allow UK to have a strong global presence at home and abroad.
According to Susan Carvalho, associate provost for internationalization, UK has many campus experts who lead thriving international projects, but those projects may walk away if the faculty member moves to another institution.


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