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Three international students have been awarded the University of Kentucky 2018 Viji Jeganathan Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding.
The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute is expanding its horizons this weekend, hosting the “Explore China” cultural event on Saturday, May 5, from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The event, free to the public, is the UKCI’s first partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum and is one of its first programs in the greater Cincinnati area.
The University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute and MCL-Chinese Studies programs will celebrate the UN Chinese Language Day on Friday, April 20 by hosting a series of events over the upcoming weekend
The Department of Retailing and Tourism Management (RTM) will host the annual Color Me Spring Fashion Show at 6p.m. on Thursday, April 12, at the E.S. Good Barn. Event proceeds support RTM scholarships for students in the department to pursue Education Abroad & Exchanges (EA) opportunities through UK.
Breaking down barriers leads to more inclusivity, embracing diversity from every angle. This is what students from the International Student Leadership Team (ISLT), Haruna Yamagata and Khalil Dennis, hope to accomplish in "Boxes and Walls," a multicultural exhibit that is part of the Facing Change Week, taking place April 2-6.
Adrian Lim, a University of Kentucky graduate, has discovered just how impactful art can be in a community. Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Lim has been working to improve the public vicinities of bustling neighborhoods in Malaysia through his involvement in the creation of street murals.
This is an endowed scholarship in memory of an outstanding international student, Viji Jeganathan. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize an individual who demonstrates leadership and ability in bridging cultural differences and who by example promotes communication among students of diverse nationalities at U.K. or in the Lexington Community.
For some students, choosing to attend a university can be based on cost or closeness to home. For recent University of Kentucky graduate, Halil Helvaci, attending UK was a matter of coming back home.
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).
Six students from the University of Kentucky will compete in Emory University’s Global Health Case Competition (GHCC) in Atlanta, Georgia, Saturday, March 17. This is the fourth year that UK will compete in Emory’s competition. Students from three teams that participated in UK’s GHCC were selected to form a new team for the competition.