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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.
 

UK Alumna Named Ambassador to Liberia

University of Kentucky alumna Christine Ann Elder has been appointed the new United States Ambassador to the West African nation of Liberia.
At her welcoming ceremony, Ambassador Elder, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service expressed gratitude for the level of cooperation that currently exists between the two countries.

UK Juniors Win Boren Scholarships to Study Chinese, Russian Abroad

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that international studies junior Shauna Rust and foreign language and international economics junior Amaris Wade have been awarded the National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Scholarship for up to $20,000 toward the study of Russian and Chinese languages abroad. Rust and Wade are two of 165 undergraduate student award winners selected nationally from a pool of 820 applicants.

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