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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Xiaobo “Max” Dong, an international student at the University of Kentucky, has been awarded the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) Ian C. Watson Fellowship for Membrane Advancement.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Jiaxun Bei, from Shenyang, has been able to become an impactful leader on campus in just a short amount of time.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Three international students have been awarded the University of Kentucky 2018 Viji Jeganathan Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding.

Monday, March 19, 2018

On March 23, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will launch the SEVP portal. The portal is specifically for students participating in post-completion Optional Practical training (OPT).

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

It was September when she first touched a skeleton sled out of curiosity. September 2017, that is. As in ... five months ago. Before then, she had never heard of the sliding sport where an athlete hurtles head-first down a frozen track.  

This month, University of Kentucky alumna Simidele "Simi" Adeagbo makes history as Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Africa’s first female skeleton Olympian and the first black female skeleton Olympian.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Senior laboratory technician, Ann Freytag, hosted her long-standing annual Thanksgiving party for international students from her lab.  At her home, about 30 UK students and scholars from different countries gathered to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal while sharing stories and laughter, and learning from each other’s cultures. 

Monday, January 15, 2018

The University of Kentucky understands how stressful life can be for Wildcats coming from another country. Nobody wants to get lost on the first day of classes or feel alone in a new environment. As you begin the adjustment process, here are a few phone applications to know about and use religiously.










Monday, October 2, 2017

Henrik Larsen takes on his first year at University of Kentucky, making new friends and experiences along the way. Through hard-work and commitment, this Wildcat is ready to contribute to the UK Rifle Team's success and pursue a degree in Architecture.