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Friday, December 13, 2019

Hear from two peer mentors and students about their experience in the International Village Living Learning Program (LLP), which has allowed them to develop a sense of community, long-lasting relationships and the ability to become more involved with UK’s campus.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Staff member working in UK’s Student and Academic Life division, Sarah Ballard, along with other team members, attended the Student Autonomy: Advisors Creating Positive Change for Students conference in Hasselt, Belgium this past summer.  

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

UK has partnered with the U.S. Peace Corps to launch its first Peace Corps Prep certificate program, which prepares students for international development field work and potential Peace Corps service.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Muhammed Javed, an international student from Pakistan majoring in materials engineering, took on a co-op opportunity with North American Stainless this past spring. North American Stainless has become one of the largest, fully integrated stainless-steel producers in the U.S. Javed’s experience with North American Stainless went so well that upon completing his co-op work, the company offered him a full-time position.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

IREX, which is an international, nonprofit organization that partners with more than 100 countries around the globe to specialize in global education and development, helps UK bring global experience to campus.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Wayne Sanderson, professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in the UK College of Public Health, will travel back to Liberia at the end of the fall 2019 semester to work with University of Liberia staff to develop a School of Public Health within the College of Health Sciences and launch a new Master of Public Health degree program.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

UK is currently hosting its first exchange professor from San Francisco de Quito University (USFQ), Maria Amelia Viteri, who is teaching two courses that are cross listed in Linguistics and Anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Esias Bedingar, UK international alum from Chad, in partnership with the University of Kentucky, officially launched the Esias K. Bedingar Fund on April 17 during UK’s first-ever 24-hour Giving Day.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

University of Kentucky professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair of Research, Dr. Paul Sloan has established a new rotation site for UK anesthesiology residents at CURE International in Niamey, Niger.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The University of Kentucky International Center, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education (IIE) , is hosting the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Seminar: Combating Addiction, March 20-23, 2019.