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Kentucky Kernel

Guests make plates of food at the UK Alumni Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at the Gatton Student Center Ballroom in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Bryce Towle | Kentucky Kernel

UK Alumni Association hosts 16th annual Multicultural Student Thanksgiving Dinner

Nate Lucas, Reporter December 1, 2022

The UK Alumni Association hosted its 16th annual Multicultural Student Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 22, in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom. The Alumni Association emphasized spreading the Thanksgiving...

Students walk and wave flags during International Day on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

Big Blue Nation’s International Day celebrates cultural diversity at UK

Laurel Swanz, Reporter December 1, 2022

UK’s Student Activities Board (SAB) and International Center collaborated to host International Day at UK, an event dedicated to embracing the diversity of UK’s international student population, on...

Alyson Galvan-Lara shares one of the meals she typically eats at home in Mexico with her Japanese host family over the summer. 

Stress, boredom and postponed family reunions: Covid’s international student impact

Sarah Michels January 20, 2021

When Alyson Galvan-Lara hugged her family at the airport after a year apart, she felt like crying. It has been a long year for international students. Travel bans, overpriced tickets and the stress of...

International students plan to celebrate the holidays

Bailey Vandiver and Rick Childress November 21, 2017

The Pilgrims traveled many miles to experience their first Thanksgiving. So did UK international students.As of spring 2017, UK had 1,625 international students, according to UK Institutional Research...

Go ‘Bro,’ study abroad

Autumn Hamlin September 14, 2016

The UK International Center is currently holding its first competition to get more male students to study abroad. GO study aBROad, or GO BRO, is a competition between fraternities to increase the male...

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