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University of Kentucky doctoral student from Benin, West Africa, Sheila Sagbo recently played a primary role as a research specialist on a policy analysis matrix (PAM) project in Haiti. Sagbo worked with agricultural economics professor Michael Reed of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and former doctoral student Didier Alia. Alex Winter-Nelson of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign advised the project.
The 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar competition is now open. The Fulbright Scholar Program offers more than 400 awards in support of research, and/or teaching awards in more than 125 countries. Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are eligible – from university faculty to lawyers, artists, journalists and more.
Trey Cardwell only applied to one school for undergrad, the University of Kentucky. When the time came to choose a graduate program to continue his education, once again he chose UK. "One of the reasons I chose to stay at UK was because the opportunities were so much greater, especially in the field of sexual health," Cardwell said.
The University of Kentucky (UK) is a campus that supports the cultivation of new ideas and world views. This is evident in UK’s diverse demographics, which include international faculty members who bring a variety of opportunities and diverse experiences to the lecture halls.
The University of Kentucky (UK) provides a home away from home for both international and domestic students. One way the university fosters a sense of community is through Living Learning Programs (LLP) in residence halls. These programs are for students who are studying or are interested in similar fields of learning.
Haotian Zhang’s love for the University of Kentucky’s (UK) men’s basketball team has offered him some exciting opportunities. This month, the senior had the unique chance to be a commentator at a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) game, University of Dayton Flyers versus the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams. Zhang was able to provide commentary in Mandarin, his native language, for the game’s Chinese viewers.
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.
Six students placed first in the fourth annual Global Health Case Competition (GHCC) on Saturday, Feb. 3 with their plan to improve palliative care issues in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The competition, hosted by the University of Kentucky’s (UK) International Center Global Health Initiative, encompassed both graduate and undergraduate students in 12 teams to address and propose solutions to real global health issues.
Shoulder to Shoulder Global, a Global Health Initiative at the University of Kentucky, raised $16,136 in the Good Giving Challenge, a fundraising campaign for non-profits hosted by Blue Grass Community Foundation. The funds raised from the challenge, which took place from Nov. 28, 2017 and ran through Dec. 31, 2017, will be used to provide multiple health services to approximately 11,000 patients in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.