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Catalan Independence
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Catalan Independence

Catalonia, a region in Spain touching the southwest border of France, is a vibrant district that has always had its own sense of pride and culture.  Students who study abroad in this region of Spain quickly find out that Catalonians consider themselves Catalan before they label themselves Spanish and my experience was no exception.  During … Continue reading

College of Design Students Inhabit Florence
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College of Design Students Inhabit Florence

  A group of students from the College of Design recently returned from the abitare firenze [inhabit florence] program in Italy. Under the guidance of UK’s program director Christopher Manzo, students studied buildings and spaces through first-hand observation, analysis, and drawing. Students additionally considered notions of facade, hearth, home, and living using examples dating from the … Continue reading

UK Nursing Students in Northern Ireland
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UK Nursing Students in Northern Ireland

  University of Kentucky Nursing and Pre-Health students recently completed a study abroad program at the University of Ulster in Coleraine, Northern Ireland. This program was developed in coordination with UK Education Abroad Partner IFSA Butler. Students were taught by members of the biomedical sciences faculty at the University of Ulster, and they also participated … Continue reading

UK Volleyball Team in China
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UK Volleyball Team in China

The UK Volleyball team just returned from a two-week stay in China combining learning, competition and sightseeing. The student athletes studied at Shanghai University, where they studied Chinese culture and shared their own as well. UK art professor, Andrew Maske, accompanied the team and provided additional instruction of Chinese art and philosophy. The team captured their experience through … Continue reading