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Getting To Know Lexington: Community 101

For many, moving to a new place is part of the college experience - but at UK, students can take a class that connects them to many community organizations and civic institutions. Community 101 is a course designed to help incoming students get their bearings in Lexington, Kentucky. Guest lecturers come to class frequently, and students get to engage with the local organization of their choice for a final project.

Hispanic and Latin Heritage Campus Celebration omro222 Wed, 09/19/2012 - 01:37 pm

Opportunity for the campus community to come together to learn about and celebrate Hispanic and Latino cultures. Food, fun, and door prizes available. All are welcome!

Contact Tori Amason: tori.amason@uky.edu

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Student Center Small Ballroom
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Latin/Hispanic Student and Faculty Mixer

This will be an opportunity for Latino and Hispanic students, faculty and staff to come together to build relationships and network with each other.

Contact Kairise Conwell: k.conwell@uky.edu

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Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 133 Student Center
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Teach for America Puts 23 UK Grads to Work in Nation's Classrooms
Last spring, Teach for America selected 27 recent graduates of the University of Kentucky to serve in America's inner cities and rural communities.
omro222 Mon, 09/10/2012 - 03:42 pm

Shoulder to Shoulder Global: an interview with Craig Borie and Vanessa Martinez

For ten years, Shoulder to Shoulder Global has been serving impoverished communities in and near Santo Domingo, Ecuador. In 2002, Shoulder to Shoulder Global went on its first trip to help people in need of medical care. Groups of students, healthcare professionals, faculty and volunteers have been visiting multiple times a year ever since. Though the group’s goal is to provide healthcare, any interested student or community member can participate. 

Biology Major Annie Tiu Gives the Lowdown on K Week Treats

It’s a welcome many students take full advantage of throughout K Week. But is it possible to actually go the entire week without paying for food during this special Big Blue welcome? Watch the featured video to get some tips from a real free food expert, UK Biology Senior Annie Tiu and discover why the incentive helps students become involved in campus life from the very start of their college careers.

Undergraduate Research at UK with Gareth Voss (Part 2)

Gareth ("Gary") Voss came to the University of Kentucky to do research on the regenerative abilities of salamanders as a sophomore in high school. Now a freshman at UK, Gary has conducted research that resulted in two papers. "They're very good papers," says his UK mentor Dr. Randal Voss. "We're not just talking about a couple of throw-away papers to 'Ranger Rick' journal. We're sending these papers to the top journals in the United States.

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