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2nd cohort of UKinSPIRE fellows to pursue high-impact international research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 16, 2024) — The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC) have announced the second cohort of UKinSPIRE fellows. 

UK SA/VS professor discovers Spartacus’ 1st battlefield in southern Italy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2024) — University of Kentucky archaeologist Paolo Visonà, Ph.D., an adjunct associate professor in the University of Kentucky’s School of Art and Visual Studies (SA/VS), announced a major archaeological discovery in Calabria, Italy. Visonà and his team discovered Spartacus’ first battlefield in southern Italy and Roman fortification systems built by Crassus to blockade Spartacus’ army.

From Kentucky to Kenya: UK alum’s journey of medical missions

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 26, 2024) —Not everyone gets to walk outside and watch monkeys play together in their front yard, but for Bryce Noblitt, M.D., and his family, this has become a new normal.

Bonds across borders: 35 years of partnership with Kitasato University

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 25, 2024) – This year, the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UKCOP) marks a significant milestone: the 35th anniversary of its academic exchange program with Kitasato University School of Pharmacy in Tokyo, Japan. Since its inception in 1989, this enduring partnership has facilitated a robust exchange of knowledge, cultural understanding, and innovative practices, profoundly impacting pharmacy education and training in both countries.

International postdoc continues research into space exploration at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 18, 2024) — When he first arrived in Lexington and at the University of Kentucky from India in 2011, Raghava Davuluri didn’t quite know what to expect. Continuing his education by pursuing a master’s degree and then his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at UK, Davuluri had no way of knowing that more than a decade later, he would still call UK home as a postdoctoral scholar and be part of a team conducting innovative research in thermal protection system and atmospheric entry.

UK Asian and Asian-American Employee Affinity Group celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 29 2024) — The Asian and Asian-American Employee Affinity Group (AAA EAG) at the University of Kentucky was established by the Office for Institutional Diversity at UK to promote a culture of inclusion and belonging through professional development and mutual understanding. Recently the group celebrated AAPI Heritage Month with an event for employees at the university.

Markey enters formal partnership with cancer center in Ukraine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 22, 2024) — The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has formed an international partnership with the Kyiv Regional Oncology Dispensary (KROD) based in Kyiv, Ukraine. The two institutions will engage in mutually beneficial activities focused on cancer prevention and treatment, research collaboration and personnel exchanges for training and education.  

Step-Up program connects UK student mentors with local immigrants

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 8, 2024) — Started in Fall 2023 by Francis Musoni, Ph.D., associate professor of history and director of the International Studies program in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, Step-Up is an innovative service-learning program designed to support high school students from immigrant and refugee families to successfully integrate into the U.S.

Global Wildcats graduate from UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 2, 2024) — Among the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, one particular challenge to navigate was how to accommodate the University of Kentucky's many new international students, who would be unable to begin classes in-person in the fall of 2020.

Sue Roberts selected for Fulbright Scholar Program to India

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 17, 2024) — University of Kentucky Associate Provost for Internationalization Sue Roberts, Ph.D., recently was selected to participate in the 2024 Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Program to India.

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