international studies

UK Confucius Institute Director Wins International Award

Huajing Maske, director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky, has received a 2013 Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award.

UK Ranked First in Kentucky for Sending Students Abroad

A recent report by the Institute of International Education found that UK has more students studying abroad than any other higher education institution in Kentucky.

Wikileaks: The Personal Experience of an Ambassador

In 2011, the Spanish newspaper El Pais reported that Heather Hodges had expressed concern over Ecuador's National Police being corrupt, and warned that their National Police Commander, Jaime Aquilino Hurtado, might be involved in a number of illegal activities. Later that year Ecuador expelled Hodges from the country after she failed to give the Ecuadorian government a satisfactory explanation of accusations made public in the Wikileaks diplomatic cables.

Heather M. Hodges is a career United States foreign service officer, currently serving as the United States Ambassador to Moldova, and formerly the United States Ambassador to Ecuador.

This event is sponored by the Department of International Studies 

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Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Niles Gallery, University of Kentucky
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Japanese Attitudes toward the United States since 311: New Perceptions for the Oldest Ally

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Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Niles Gallery
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A&S Alumnae to Serve 27 Months in Africa and Ukraine Through Peace Corps

Gwendolyn Schaefer and Olivia Brown will leave the U.S. for 27 months to volunteer in developing countries as part of the program.

Chellgren Center Names 37 New Fellows: 20 in A&S

The Chellgren Fellows Program is for students with exceptional academic potential and aspirations, who are eager to participate in a special learning community designed to cultivate extraordinary achievement.

A&S Grad Returns from Middle East, Prepares for Career in Peacemaking

Kindler decided to pursue an International Studies minor, with a focus in the Middle East and conflict resolution. She remembers being in Bethlehem one night, talking with a Palestinian about the ongoing conflict in Israel and what he saw as a possible solution.

2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll Includes 71 Wildcats

University of Kentucky Wildcats from all eight of UK’s spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 71 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Mike Slive announced this week.

Global Initiative - MeNore Lake

Few students have the kind of passion for world news that recently-graduated International Studies major MeNore Lake has. Two years ago she sought to fulfill a need at the University of Kentucky through this passion.

Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has chosen 12 outstanding undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years.

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