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African Students Association Photo Project Debunks Stereotypes About Africa

Students from the African Students Association (ASA) at the University of Kentucky recently gathered in the Student Center to participate in a photography project to raise awareness of stereotypes about Africa.

UK Confucius Institute Presents Symposium on Jewish Refugees in Shanghai

A symposium this week at the University of Kentucky will explore the experience of Jewish Refugees in China, who fled east to escape Nazi persecution before and during World War II.

New Faculty 2014: Meet Jianjun He

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Jianjun He to its faculty! This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the Fall 2014 semester.

 

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

 

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Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman to Speak at UK

Former governor of Utah, 2012 presidential candidate and former U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore Gov. Jon Huntsman will visit the University of Kentucky in late February.

'I Sing Beijing' to Introduce KY to Mandarin as Lyric Language

The first-ever Western singers trained in modern Mandarin lyric diction will debut a special evening of music from the East and West on a Bluegrass stage courtesy of the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute.

"UK at the Half" Features the Director of the UK Confucius Institute

Huajing Maske, director of the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute, was the guest on Saturday's "UK at the Half," which aired during the UK vs. LSU game that was broadcast on radio.

UK Student Goes Several Extra Miles For Internship

Hannah Simms is a junior at UK, majoring in international studies and political science with a minor in Chinese studies, as well as a member of the UK Honors Program. This past summer Simms spent three months in China, the bulk of which she devoted to working an internship with Lexmark's Shenzhen branch.

Conversational Chinese at Shanghai University: Liang Luo

Since 2010, the Chinese Studies program at UK has taken groups of students to Shanghai University in the summer for a 6-credit Conversational Chinese course. Liang Luo is a professor of Chinese culture and language, and has accompanied two of these groups to Shanghai. The group that went this summer also participated in the Shanghai University & UK Student Summit, part of the programs that the American Studies Center has brought to Shanghai this year. 

For more information about study abroad programs at UK, please visit uky.edu/educationabroad.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman
 

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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.

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