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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

2014 Kentucky K-12 Level Chinese Proficiency Competition is Coming

We are very excited about our upcoming Kentucky Elementary, Middle, and High School level Chinese language competitions. The events will take place Saturday May 24, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Auditorium of The William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY 40506.

1. There is no specific or required topics. The competitions are general enough that you can usually adjust your 3-minute speech to fit it, even after you've prepared your talk. Think in terms of, "Fun with Chinese Language and Culture."

Kentucky Students Down Under

An experience abroad is a life changing and extraordinarily rewarding adventure. University of Kentucky seniors Kendall Mallory and Courtney Crume are encountering their own adventure at Charles Sturt University and their pilot program, The Scots School in Bathurst, Austrailia.

The duo was featured in Bathurst's Western Advocate newspaper, which highlighted their experience in various programs at Charles Sturt University.

Spring World Music Concert

The University of Kentucky School of Music will be presenting performances from all over the world in the Spring World Music Concert. The concert will take place Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Singletary Cetner for the Arts Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. 

First Adventures in a Global Marketplace


June 10 - July 2


Job listing: Medical Programs Director - Sto Domingo, Ecuador




Shoulder to Shoulder Global at the University of Kentucky is partnering with Timmy Global Health to find a medical programs coordinator to work in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.

 Below is the link for the position. It's a great opportunity to work in a limited resource setting with a great group of people in a wonderful community.



Freedom Rider to Lecture on Selma Journey

Bernard LaFayette Jr., an associate of Martin Luther King Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, will speak on his leadership experience in the voting rights movement in Selma, Ala., and participate in a book signing beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the University of Kentucky's Martin Luther King Center.


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