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New International Leadership Team Facilitates Student Adaptation and Engagement

The University of Kentucky’s International Student and Scholar Services has created a new way for international students to connect with the university socially, academically and culturally. The new International Student Leadership Team, consisting of by eight UK students, will assist incoming and current students to find the resources they need to succeed in the UK campus and Lexington community.

UK Student Teaches about Kentucky during Internship for Paraguay’s State Department

Mason King, a senior double major in Spanish and political science, spent fall 2015 in Asunción, Paraguay. This wasn’t a typical education abroad program. King interned at the Department of State’s Office of Public Diplomacy in the Paraguayan capital.

King describes the Office of Public Diplomacy as the “public relations group for democracy and American ideals.” As an intern, he said he was very surprised with the range and amount of opportunities that were extended to him.

A&S Passport to the World: Year of Europe

The continent of Europe has a fascinating past, but it is also a vital part of the contemporary world and will undoubtedly play a considerable role in shaping the future.

This year, the College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World program has focused on the Year of Europe. The year-long series of programs have been promoting understanding of the problems and prospects of the European continent and Europe’s relationship to the United States and other parts of the world.

International Student Receives Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding

Business management and equine science student Tiffany Molina was awarded the prestigious 2016 Viji Jeganathan Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding for her dedication to promoting cultural diversity and inclusivity through her involvement at the University of Kentucky.

UK Family Invited to Enter Designs for UKCI’s Snapchat Filter Competition

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute is now accepting submissions from UK students, faculty or staff for its Snapchat Filter Competition!

The UKCI is looking for graphic design submissions for a new Snapchat filter that students and community members can use when sharing UKCI moments on Snapchat.

Submissions will be reviewed by the UKCI marketing team and a winner will be selected. The winner will receive a UKCI gift basket and his or her design will be used as UKCI’s official Snapchat geo-filter design on campus.

Confucius Institute Offers Scholarships to UK Grad and Undergrad Students

Applications are now being accepted for 2016 student scholarships presented by the University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute (UKCI). These scholarships provide UK students with financial support toward international and domestic travel for China-related conferences, research and study.

Application Deadlines Extended

This may be the first time you're hearing of it, but studies show that some college students are procrastinators. Luckily for those students who are more....deliberate... there are still several programs accepting applications for summer and fall of this year and many that have extended deadlines. Apply today!

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Confucius Institute and Education Abroad Launch New China Seminar Grant

In collaboration with UK Education Abroad, the UK Confucius Institute will provide annual funding to support the development and implementation of a summer, UK faculty-directed education abroad program in China.


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