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UK Master’s Student Researches HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic

After earning his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from The Ohio State University, Angel Algarin had plans to become a veterinarian. He would soon find out that he had to steer himself in another direction. Algarin wanted to study HIV/AIDS, and he knew that he had to find a way to follow this passion. Soon after, he applied for the master’s degree program in public health at the University of Kentucky.

Night of Service Impacts Communities Worldwide

 
University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) will host their annual service event, Night of Service, 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. This year, UK students will have the opportunity to donate their time and support to the Lexington-based non-profit, International Book Project (IPB).
 

UK Celebrates International Education Week

Every year, the week before Thanksgiving is transformed from just another week in the year to one that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange, known across universities in the United States as “International Education Week.” UK will celebrate cultural diversity, globalization and international education during International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 14-18.

Five UK Students Awarded Education Abroad’s Diversity Scholarship

Five students were selected to receive the Education Abroad Diversity Scholarship for the 2015-2016 year. The scholarship is awarded to students who contribute to UK’s diverse community.

Diversity can manifest itself in a variety of ways. Scholarship recipient, Rodney Furman, said, “This world is unbelievably big, and the amount of languages spoken, the customs and beliefs practiced, the beautiful sights to see, illustrate how endless our opportunities are.”

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.
 

GO Study aBROad


University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) are launching the “GO study aBROad,” or GO BRO, campaign this fall.
 

Winter Intersession 2016-17

The winter intersession is a great time to study abroad! UK Education Abroad is pleased to offer a variety of winter programs that run over winter break that have a wide range of topics.
 

Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop


The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, September 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in The 90.

This workshop features four different rotating sessions:

  • General info session led by Education Abroad Peer Ambassadors (EAPAs)
  • How to search for scholarships
  • What not to write in an essay
  • Review your essay with staff from the Writing Center

There will be free food!
 

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.

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