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U.S. Social Movements Shape Lexington Seminar for Pakistani Fulbright Scholars

The University of Kentucky International Center hosted 142 Pakistani graduate students who are studying in the U.S. through the Fulbright scholarship program for the Fulbright Pakistan Enrichment Seminar on Social Movements from November 5-9.
 
The seminar, which was sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Education Foundation in Pakistan, focused on the U.S. civil rights movement and its impact on today’s culture. Pakistani students were also mentored by other Fulbright scholars on tactics for success in U.S. graduate schools.
 

Student Panel to Bridge the International Gap on UK’s Campus

UK’s International Student Council (ISC) is hosting a student panel titled “Bridge the Differences: A Dialogue” that will explore how UK can help international student organizations bridge differences and find solutions to the various issues that international students face on UK’s campus.

The event will be held on Monday, November 17 at 3:30 p.m. in the Niles Gallery during International Education Week. All students, faculty and staff are invited to join this free event; refreshments will be served.

First Generation Students "see blue." in London

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2014) —When N'Deyah Belle, Brandon King and Abel Rodriguez first set foot on the University of Kentucky campus, they had one thing in common: they were each the first person in their families to go to college.

Today, they have something else in common.

As part of a class tailored for first-generation students, they had the opportunity to enroll in an education abroad course in London, England during the summer of 2014.

Interprofessional Shoulder to Shoulder Global Team Helps Child Take First Steps

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2014) - Finding out your child is seriously ill would be heartrending for any parent. But what if your child became gravely ill at just 15 days old, and medical professionals gave you little hope that he would survive? What if those first few years passed, and your child never took his first steps and you had limited or no access to medical care?

International Education Week Calendar of Events

International Education Week, which takes place on UK's campus during the week of November 17-21, is a joint, annual initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Procter & Gamble Company's Global Design Officer will discuss Global Design

Phil Duncan, Global Design Officer for The Procter & Gamble Company, will share his insights on global design during International Education Week.

This free event on Wednesday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the UKAA Auditorium in Young Library will feature a talk by Duncan and a reception afterward.

Barnes Helps Advance Health Care in South Africa

Beth Barnes, professor and director of the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications, within the College of Communication and Information and interim associate provost for internationalization, recently lent her expertise to rural health advocates in the Rainbow Nation, leading a workshop at the Rural Doctors Association of Sou

Town Hall Meetings to Discuss UK Internationalization

The UK International Center will be hosting a series of town hall meetings throughout the end of October to get feedback on internationalization at UK and suggestions for improvements.

Summer at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Changes Student's Life

Subway cards. Receipts from a West End theater. A pamphlet from Mary Arden’s farm in Stratford-upon-Avon. Artifacts of summer travel that University of Kentucky’s Kelsey Potter, a junior majoring in English and integrated strategic communication, found in her raincoat pockets the first rainy week of the semester.

UK joins Clinton Global Initiative University Network

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2014) — University of Kentucky has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University Network, a growing consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to student leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs who are developing solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. UK is now one of more than 40 colleges and universities worldwide that have joined the CGI University Network.

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