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Global Village Brings the World Home to UK

Students at the University of Kentucky who are looking for an international educational experience can get a head start in their very first year by applying to the Global Village Living Learning Community.

EA Celebrates ¡Viva México!


In previous years, the UK College of Arts & Sciences took students to South Africa, China and Russia's Realms with its Passport to the World series. In the series' fourth year, A&S brings us closer to home with ¡Viva México!

Summer, Fall & Academic Year Pre-Departure Orientations

As a part of the ISP 599 course requirement, Pre-Departure Sessions are an opportunity for students to create goals for their program, manage expectations, and  candidly discuss regional topics including current events, homestay considerations, diversity issues, practical advice, and more. 

UK’s GLOBAL HEALTH INITIATIVE HOSTS GLOBAL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES “Health: Our Behavior and Our Environment”

The University of Kentucky, Global Health Initiative, is pleased to co-sponsor Dr. Alfred Sommer, MD, MHS from Johns Hopkins University to initiate our Global Health Lecture Series on November 6, 2013 from Noon to 1pm. The event will be held in the Pavilion A Auditorium of the Albert B. Chandler Hospital and is free and open to the public. Dr. Sommer will be delivering The Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Medicine.

Shoulder to Shoulder Sends Health Brigade to Ecuador

Shoulder to Shoulder Global recently led 49 University of Kentucky students, faculty, staff and community members in a multidisciplinary health brigade experience to Santo Domingo, Ecuador.

STSG is a UK-based organization that strives to improve the health and well-being of impoverished communities while offering learners the opportunity to work in a multicultural and interdisciplinary setting.

ISSS Offers Courses to Help UK Administrators Hire International Faculty and Staff


International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is offering courses for UK administrators to help them understand the process of employing international faculty and staff.

“ISSS is delighted to reach out to departments administrators in order to support and facilitate the employment of international faculty and staff,” said Elizabeth Leibach, director of ISSS.  “International faculty and staff are critical to the values embedded in internationalizing the campus.  Assisting departments in securing a diverse workforce is integral to our mission.”  

Global Scholars Community Helps Train 'World-Ready' Business Leaders

In today's increasingly interconnected world, future business leaders need to become world-ready in order to succeed in a truly global marketplace.

The Global Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics combines immersive learning, leadership development opportunities, and a global perspective that cultivate self-discovery in an international business context.

Psychology Abroad Info Session


On Monday, October 14 at 4:00 p.m. in 213 Kastle Hall, Dr. Andrea Friedrich and UK Education Abroad will hold an education abroad information session for psychology students.

During this session, students will learn about various psychology programs abroad, funding and scholarship opportunities, and more.

Free pizza and drinks will be served.

Gatton Professor is U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Mongolia

Wedged betwen Russia, its neighbor to the north and China, its neighbor to the south, Mongolia is the second-largest landlocked country in the world.

Education Abroad Parent Info Session


On Saturday, October 6 at 9:30 a.m. UK Education Abroad will hold a general information session for parents in the Gallery Room of William T. Young Library.

Dr. Anthony Ogden, Executive Director of Education Abroad and Exchanges, will lead a presentation covering the variety of education abroad experience types, program options, funding opportunities, and more.  After the presentation there will be time for Q & A.

A light breakfast and coffee will be served.

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