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Galápagos Islands Program Engages Students in History and Evolution

LEXINGTON, Ky (July 26, 2022) — Education abroad programs help students grow academically and personally by immersing them in global dimensions of their academic discipline while introducing them to different cultures. These programs also enliven education by connecting a field of study to a particular place, allowing students to experience that connection firsthand. For students interested in ecology, there really is no better place to connect to than the Galápagos Islands.

International Center Staff Member Receives NAFSA Rising Star Young Leader Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 3, 2022) – The University of Kentucky’s International Center is pleased to announce that NAFSA: Association of International Educators has selected Caitlin Johnson, Immigration Case Coordinator/DSO, as the recipient of the prestigious NAFSA Rising Star Young Leader Award for 2022.  

UK International Center Announces 2022 Global Impact Award Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 25, 2022) — The International Center at the University of Kentucky (UKIC) has announced the 2022 UK Global Impact Award winners. Recipients comprise faculty, staff, alumni and community members who have significantly contributed to the university’s global engagement through education, research and service, as well those who have fostered a culturally diverse, welcoming environment.

International Student Continues Family Legacy at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 4, 2022) — For many across the Bluegrass, the University of Kentucky runs in the family. The same goes for Pallavi Raichur, set to graduate with a degree in business administration this May, and her family, even across an ocean. Originally from Bengaluru, India, Raichur's family is creating a legacy at UK. This May, she will become the third member of her family to graduate from UK, each of them traveling from India to attend the university.

Education Abroad Program Immerses Students in Hawaiian Culture

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 4, 2022)  The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted students, faculty and staff in profound ways. It has impacted how we learn, teach and work, and for many in the University of Kentucky community, it impacted the ability to explore the world and grow by studying abroad.

UK International Center Releases New Strategic Plan

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 16, 2022)  The University of Kentucky International Center has unveiled its new Global UK Strategic Plan, effective through 2026. The new strategic plan outlines a bold, forward-thinking path focused on three key priorities:

UK Students Shine in Mental Health Hack-A-Thon

LEXINGTON, Ky (March 11, 2022) — COVID-19 brought to the forefront the challenges of mental health around the world. During the Feb. 26, 2022 Global Mental Health Hack-A-Thon, University of Kentucky students and the Kentucky community proposed solutions to this global health challenge.

Nominations Open for 2022 Global Impact Awards

The University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC) is seeking nominations for the 2022 UK Global Impact Awards. Nominations are being accepted now, through March 21, 2022.

UKIC Releases Global Engagement Academy Offerings for Spring 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2022) — As the University of Kentucky continues to become a more globally engaged campus, it is important that all faculty and staff have the opportunity to be informed about UK’s many international connections and to contribute to internationalization themselves.

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