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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.

GWS Faculty Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Susan Bordo writes "When Fictionalized Facts Matter" for The Chronicle of Higher Education

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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Appalachian Center and UPK Celebrate Appalachian Literature

The Appalachian Center and University Press of Kentucky are hosting three events to celebrate Appalachia-related books published during this academic year.

Tice Authors New Book, To Give Lecture

 

By Jenny Wells

Karen Tice, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, recently authored her new book, "Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageantry, Student Bodies, and Campus Life," published by Oxford University Press.

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.

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