Student Documentary: What is Education Abroad?
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Student Documentary: What is Education Abroad?

We love seeing work that students at UK have put together whether it be while their abroad or in their classes here on campus. Hayden McFann, Daria Smith, Gloria Li and TJ Whitford created a video for their WRD 110 class highlighting what education abroad is and what some students have done with their education … Continue reading

Social & Environmental Justice in Mexico
LATIN AMERICA

Social & Environmental Justice in Mexico

Education Abroad – Oaxaca from UK College of Arts & Sciences on Vimeo. In the video above, Vanessa Koenigsmark describes her summer 2014 study abroad program in Oaxaca, Mexico. The program, Social & Environmental Justice in Mexico, will run again in summer 2015.  Students from all majors are eligible to participate, and, upon completion, students … Continue reading

Sexual Health & Sex Education in Amsterdam
EUROPE

Sexual Health & Sex Education in Amsterdam

In the video above, Dr. Kristen Mark, faculty member in the University of Kentucky College of Education, talks about her summer education abroad program in Amsterdam. Dr. Mark’s interdisciplinary program uses the Netherlands’ comprehensive sex education, progressive public policies and non-profit organizations as a platform for cultural comparative discussions and research.  Highlights of the program include a guided tour of … Continue reading

UK Volleyball Team in China
ASIA

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

Heidi’s Research in Spain
EUROPE

Heidi’s Research in Spain

Heidi Vollrath, a Business Management and Pre-Vet student, was awarded the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship to support her independent research project in Valladolid, Spain. With the mentorship of Dr. Magdalena Muchlinski, a faculty member in the UK College of Medicine’s Anatomy and Neurobiology Department, Heidi was able to continue the anatomy work she began through the Office … Continue reading