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UK receives APLU International Impact Award for Global Engagement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2023) — In recognition of its commitment to furthering internationalization on campus and fostering a more diverse campus community, The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) has named the University of Kentucky the 2023 winner of the APLU International Impact Award for Global Engagement. The award was accepted on behalf of the university by Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric Monday, Ph.D., at the annual meeting of the APLU’s awards ceremony. 

International Studies Program to host symposium on conflict-induced displacement

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2023) — In honor of International Education Week, the University of Kentucky's International Studies Program and International Center are proud to host a symposium on conflict-induced displacements from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 17, in the Office of China Initiatives.

UK Music faculty travel to Greece's Ionian University as part of new exchange

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2023) — From Oct. 16–20, 2023, eight faculty members from the University of Kentucky School of Music (UK SOM) traveled to Ionian University in Corfu, Greece, to participate in the first full exchange as part of a new bilateral relationship between UK and Ionian University. Corfu is an island west of mainland Greece and east of Italy. The Ionian Academy, the precursor to Ionian University, was the first Greek academic institution established in modern times.

Dr. Johnnye Lewis to Present 2023 Global Health Case Competition Keynote

Dr. Johnnye Lewis, PhD, will serve as the keynote presenter for the Global Health Case Competition. Her lecture is titled “Global Legacy of Environmental Injustice to Indigenous Peoples in the Wake of Weapons Development, Industry, and Technology.” The lecture will be on Friday, September 22 at 12:00pm EST in room 124 of the Lee Todd Building, UK College of Pharmacy.

UK International Center announces 2023 Global Impact Award winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 8. 2023) — The International Center at the University of Kentucky has announced the 2023 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.

Explore First: Inaugural first-gen study abroad program expands access to the world

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 7, 2023) — When was the last time you did something that scared you? When you embraced fear and let it empower you?   For many first-generation students, this is every step of their college experience.   They are the first in their family to pursue a four-year degree. The first to navigate the complex college admissions process, the first to meet with advisors and visit campuses, the first to find a roommate and leave home, the first to step into unchartered territory.  

UKIC releases Global Engagement Academy offerings for Fall 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 6, 2023) — 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.  

Taking care of our people: How the UK International Center supports UK employees’ global work

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 26, 2023) — In the spring of 2023, Jennifer Grisham, professor in the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education program at the University of Kentucky College of Education's Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education, found herself in a difficult situation.

International postdoctoral scholar helping fight bone cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 17, 2023) — Originally from India, Namrata Anand now calls Lexington and the University of Kentucky home. A postdoctoral scholar in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Anand is part of a team conducting research into potential life-saving treatments for bone cancer. This rare type of cancer is most likely to affect those younger than 20 years old.

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