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UK Professor Visits Cuba, Learns about Use of Organopónicos for Sustainable Agriculture


Brent Rowell, professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky, traveled to Cuba in May 2015 with a group of professors and students from McGill University, located in Montreal, Canada.

NOW Accepting Applications for PR/Marketing/Journalism/Design UKIC Summer Internship


Considering a career in integrated strategic communications/PR? If so, you should definitely consider the UK International Center’s internship!
 

Global Health Case Competition Tackles Child Obesity in Mexico


Eleven multi-disciplinary student teams gathered on Saturday, Feb. 27, to compete in the second annual Global Health Case Competition, where they sought to find solutions to tackle childhood obesity in Mexico.
 

Confucius Institute Taking Applications for Summer Teaching Programs at Chinese Universities

In order to strengthen collaborative teaching and research between the University of Kentucky and China's universities, the UK Confucius Institute is offering three summer teaching programs at Jilin, Shanghai and Qingdao Technological universities. UK faculty wishing to apply to any of these summer programs, should submit their application by Friday, March 4.
 
UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program in Jilin University
 

International Service Learning

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.
 

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