Skip to main
University-wide Navigation

Nominations open for 2023 Global Impact Awards

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 2, 2023) — The University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC) is seeking nominations for the 2023 UK Global Impact Awards (GIA). Nominations are being accepted now through March 13, 2023. The UK Global Impact Awards recognize contributions towards enhancing UK’s global engagement through education, research and service, as well as fostering a culturally diverse, welcoming environment that is conducive to comprehensive campus internationalization.

UKIC releases Global Engagement Academy offerings for spring 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 21, 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.  

UK Receives NAFSA's Simon Award for Outstanding Campus Internationalization

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 14, 2023) — Today, NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced that the University of Kentucky is among seven U.S. universities and colleges selected to receive a 2023 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization.

UK grad, former 'Time's Person of the Year' to deliver global health lecture

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2023) — Mosoka P. Fallah, Ph.D., University of Kentucky alumnus and a 2014 Time Magazine Person of the Year, will serve as the keynote presenter for the Global Health Case Competition.

Why are human brains so powerful? UK, Hebrew University partner to find out

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 25, 2023) — Researchers at the University of Kentucky and Hebrew University in Jerusalem are partnering to study the complexity of the human brain. Specifically, researchers will test whether new, so-far unknown proteins exist in the brain. Labs from the two institutions have obtained a joint grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) to study new aspects of RNA biology.

Donovan Scholarship opens doors, expands artistic horizons

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 19, 2023) — A decade ago, a chance interaction changed Robert Williams’ life. “I was talking to this guy, I don’t even remember how we started talking, and he mentioned this program where adults older than 65 could take courses free of charge. I just remembered that, and it stuck with me. Now, 10 years later, here I am.” At the time, Robert Williams was working in shoe repair and thinking about what retirement might look like. As he approached his 65th birthday, his mind turned to that chance interaction, and he started doing research.

Graduate Students Present Work at Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing

Avery Hartley, Dan Caudill, Gisele Guedes and Hamzah Zannoun presented projects they developed in their ME/MFS 599/699 Sustainable Manufacturing Projects course.  During the conference, the students learned about cutting-edge research and the biggest challenges facing the sustainable manufacturing field today. 

Kentucky Innovative Scholarship offers hope to displaced students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 28, 2022) — The University of Kentucky is proud to be participating in a new program to support displaced students in Kentucky. The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) have launched the Kentucky Innovative Scholarship, which offers scholarships to displaced students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Kentucky.

Shoulder to Shoulder Global program awarded USAID grant

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2022) — The University of Kentucky’s Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) program and Department of Pediatrics have been awarded a grant of $421,000 from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to expand the nonprofit collaborative Centro de Salud Hombro a Hombro health center (CSHH) as an educational and empowerment site in Santo Domingo, Ecuador.

New seed funding program will stimulate global research partnerships

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2022) — UKinSPIRE (Seeding Partnerships for International Research Engagement) is a new internal funding opportunity for University of Kentucky faculty, jointly funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the UK International Center (UKIC).

News Filter