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Info session on EuroScholars – European Undergraduate Research Opportunities – Sept 10th

EuroScholars is a prestigious study abroad program designed for talented and highly-motivated undergraduate students looking to participate in international research. Participants identify an on-going project and join a research team at one of the nine renowned European research universities that … Continue reading

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Service Learning and Education Abroad

This just in from Susan McVey, Advisor, Education Abroad and Exchange, UK International Center: Hello all! I hope everyone is enjoying the start of the school year, and made it through with great success at K week. With the start … Continue reading

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“Even the most mundane things seemed to be amazing…” UK 1st Gen College Students Explore the U.K.

Did you see the recent UKnow article and video of the students talking about how the 1st Gen Initiatives partners got them ready to go to London for a Summer I term Communications course and what they learned from their … Continue reading

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Update: Academic Majors Fair was a success!

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller, Director of the Office of Retention and Student Success: Last Friday, the Academic Majors Fair was held in the Student Center Grand Ballroom from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Thank you for making … Continue reading

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Major Advising Pages (MAPs) and Curriculum Integration of Courses Taken During Education Abroad

This just in from a newsletter received from Education Abroad. Many students will be embarking on their education abroad programs in the next weeks… We hope to aid faculty and advisors in assisting students by providing information and updates concerning … Continue reading

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3 Actions in Creating a Vibrant Undergraduate Learning Community at UK

Have you been following the Town Halls offered by Working Group #1 co-chaired by Kim Anderson and Jane Jenson? These Town Halls represent opportunities for the community to learn about the University of Kentucky 2014-2020 Strategic Plan and to share … Continue reading

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UK by the Numbers

With thanks to Linda Perry who gathered most of these key statistics about UK for the UK Alumni Association‘s Summer 2013 Kentucky Alumni magazine – and to the UK IRPE website for the additional info: 28,928 students enrolled at UK … Continue reading

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Congratulations to UK’s first undergraduate certificate completers!

In the spring of 2012, the University of Kentucky Senate approved a new kind of program of study for our undergraduates: the undergraduate certificate. The first certificate approved by the Senate is the Certificate of Global Studies, with Dr. Doug … Continue reading

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First Scholars, first graduation

Anthony Cadle, an Economics major, is graduating from the University of Kentucky in three years, thanks to the First Scholars Program. He is the first member of his family to graduate from college, and he is the first First Scholar … Continue reading

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External Scholarships for Language Immersion and Study Abroad

Pat Whitlow, director of the UK Office of External Scholarships, is proud to present a successful scholarship awardwinner. Meredith King, a communications senior in the University of Kentucky’s College of Communication and Information received a Critical Language Scholarship to study … Continue reading

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