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'Global Classroom' Increases Student Opportunities for International Experience

As university graduates increasingly require international perspectives, skills and knowledge, UK is using a new program called Global Classroom Connections that allows students to use new technologies to gain international experiences independent of financial or other constraints.

UK Students Travel to Shanghai for Intensive Program

With the school year freshly completed, 11 students in the College of Arts and Sciences are kicking off the summer in a unique way— with a 4-week intensive language and culture program in Shanghai, China.

Immigration Research on Display: Wired Students at the Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

At the end of each academic year, the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research hosts the Showcase of Undergraduate ScholarsCristina Alcalde, one of three faculty co-directors at A&S Wired and a professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, mentored three Wired students during the past academic year. 

All three students conducted focus-group research. Elizabeth Kunnecke studied differences between perceptions of first and second generation immigrants. Tyler Davoren looked at geographic influences on perceptions of immigrants. Emily VanMeter examined how people’s religious attitudes influenced the way they interacted with immigrants. Their posters were on display on April 25, 2012, in the Ballroom at the Student Center. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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UK Faculty and Students Share Appalachian Culture in China

University of Kentucky students and faculty will travel to Shanghai in May to share Appalachian culture at the American Studies Center at Shanghai University.

SEC Announces 2012 Faculty Achievement Award Recipients Including UK's Steven W. Yates

Steven Yates is a professor of chemistry, physics and astronomy in the UK college of Arts and Sciences.

Drugs, Money, and Sex: Trafficking Research with Horace Bartilow

Since 2002, Horace Bartilow has been studying various types of illicit transactions: the drug trade, human trafficking, and money laundering, among others. This research will be compiled in a book, "Drugs, Guns, Money and Sex: The Limits of Prohibitive Cooperation in the International Political Economy." Bartilow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the International Studies Program. In this podcast, Bartilow describes some of his findings, including potential solutions to these sociopolitical issues.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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