Category Archives: International Students

Sign up for the “Welcome Home UK” Program for the Holiday Breaks

Have you wondered about the options that UK students have for housing and community support during our holiday breaks? What happens when most on-campus facilities are closed and the student can’t get back home for the Thanksgiving or Winter Break? … Continue reading

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Neesa Medina on “Deportations and Force Migration: The View from the Honduras” Oct 11th, 4 pm

Since the 2009 military coup in Honduras, murders and attacks against Honduran human rights defenders have reached alarming levels. The U.S. continues to send tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Honduran police and military who have been … Continue reading

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Diversity Weekend at UK – International Student Leadership Team and African Student Association

The International Student Leadership Team and UK’s African Student Association have organized a weekend festival called Diversity Weekend that will celebrate diverse identities and global perspectives at UK and in Lexington. This three day event, September 29 through October 1, … Continue reading

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Call for Information About Your Unit’s Contribution to the UK Diversity Plan

Since the summer of 2011 when the UK Board of Trustees adopted the 2011-2015 UK Diversity Plan (available for download here), the colleges and student support units have supported us in building out the narrative for the annual update reports. … Continue reading

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Community Engagement at UK and Volunteering – Not Always the Same Thing

The University of Kentucky is rightly very proud of the tremendous work that our students, staff and faculty undertook on Monday during K-Week’s day of service called UK FUSION (For Unity and Service in Our Neighborhood). Managed by the Center … Continue reading

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Call for Microteaching Group Leaders in TA Orientation, August 17-18

The Graduate School is looking for faculty, teaching staff, and experienced teaching assistants with a record of effective classroom teaching to serve as Microteaching Group Leaders during the university-wide TA Orientation, August 17 and 18. Interested applicants should complete the interest survey found … Continue reading

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Human Rights in China – a panel discussion sponsored by UK International Center

On Thursday, April 16th at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the W.T.Young Library, the UK International Center is sponsoring a panel discussion on human rights in China. Dr. Susan Carvalho, Associate Provost for Internationalization and Interim Associate Provost and … Continue reading

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Bridge the Differences: A Dialogue, November 17th 3:30 pm, Niles Gallery

This just in from Sarita Gustely, president of the University of Kentucky’s International Student Council: UK’s International Student Council (ISC) is hosting a student panel titled “Bridge the Differences: A Dialogue” that will explore how UK can help international student organizations bridge … Continue reading

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2 great opportunities for learning how to incorporate diversity into group-work and classroom inclusivity efforts

As the University continues its efforts for intentionality in valuing diversity as a community and to address the new Strategic Plan’s Goal#6 (Enhance our Role as an Inclusive Place of Collaboration for People of All Identities), we encourage you to … Continue reading

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