Category Archives: International Students

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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UK Common Reading Experience Faculty Lecture: Monica Blackmun Visona on the Arts in Sierra Leone

This just in from Annie Kelly, Assistant Director of New Student & Parent Programs: The Common Reading Experience Program invites the University of Kentucky’s students, faculty and staff to participate in the first of three Common Reading Experience Faculty Lectures … Continue reading

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GEAR UP KY Academy@UK Students Learning to Think Like Global Citizens

How do you greet a friend or acquaintance who is celebrating Ramadan this month? “May you have a peaceful Ramadan” is very appropriate – or you can offer your good wishes in Arabic. This week, in partnership with the UK … Continue reading

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Carnegie Reclassification and Community-Based Learning Experiences at UK

Last fall Provost Riordan called together a workgroup to write up the University’s  Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement reclassification report that is due on April 15, 2014. Along with nearly 300 other institutions in the U.S., the University of Kentucky was … Continue reading

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