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University of Kentucky - Center for English as a Second Language

 

 

Learn more about CESL: esl.as.uky.edu

The Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) at the University of Kentucky provides comprehensive English language instruction for non-native English speakers in a university setting. At the Center for English as a Second Language, we assist students in achieving language proficiency goals for academic, professional, and social purposes through multi-level language instruction. The Center for English as a Second Language is dedicated to promoting diversity and to providing reciprocal cultural enrichment opportunities to the University, the community, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

 

 

Welcome Chinese Students to the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Kentucky

Learn more about opportunities to study at the University of Kentucky at as.uky.edu/2plus2

Why 2+2 Programs? * Students receive the advantages of studying abroad without any loss of time or the risk of credits not being counted. * 2+2 programs allow qualified students to transfer to University of Kentucky’s campus in their third year, thereby saving the cost of a U.S. undergraduate degree. * Students with a desire to study in another country, understand another culture, and interact with professors and students working in a different policy and problem context see many advantages of a collaborative program over an exchange or semester-abroad experience. * It allows for students to benefit from a program that draws on the teaching, curricular, and research expertise of two institutions located in two countries. * The opportunity to be part of a program that offers an undergraduate degree in a different country enhances employability prospects and career path. * Multinational companies are interested in hiring multilingual students who have studied in both countries and understand the similarities and differences in the regulatory and cultural contexts.

Life as a Chinese Student in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Kentucky

Learn more about opportunities to study at the University of Kentucky at as.uky.edu/2plus2

Why 2+2 Programs? * Students receive the advantages of studying abroad without any loss of time or the risk of credits not being counted. * 2+2 programs allow qualified students to transfer to University of Kentucky’s campus in their third year, thereby saving the cost of a U.S. undergraduate degree. * Students with a desire to study in another country, understand another culture, and interact with professors and students working in a different policy and problem context see many advantages of a collaborative program over an exchange or semester-abroad experience. * It allows for students to benefit from a program that draws on the teaching, curricular, and research expertise of two institutions located in two countries. * The opportunity to be part of a program that offers an undergraduate degree in a different country enhances employability prospects and career path. * Multinational companies are interested in hiring multilingual students who have studied in both countries and understand the similarities and differences in the regulatory and cultural contexts.

March: the Season of Good Luck Charms

Assistant professor of psychology Will Gervais explores the psychology behind superstition.

Celebrate A&S: 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee Jim Duff

 

 

Jim Duff graduated magna cum laude from the UK Honors Program in 1975, and holds B.A. degrees in both political science and philosophy. While at UK, Duff earned a Phi Beta Kappa membership and was a “walk on” for the University of Kentucky Men’s basketball team.

From 1996-2000, Duff served as counselor William H. Rehnquist and was appointed as the director of the U.S. court system by Chief Justice John Roberts in 2006, where he oversaw the federal judiciary's 35,000 employees and its $7 billion annual budget. Last year, Duff was named the president and CEO of the Newseum, an interactive museum that educates the public about the importance of the First Amendment in innovative ways to inspire an engaged citizenry.

 

 

From One Court To Another: A&S Hall of Fame Inductee Jim Duff

From being a walk-on with the undefeated 1971-72 freshman basketball team, to working with the Supreme Court, and now as the President and CEO of the Freedom Forum, which oversees the Newseum and First Amendment Center is Washington D.C. - Jim Duff's resume is as diverse as and A&S education. No wonder he is being inducted into the A&S Hall of Fame this week!

The Herald-Leader recently covered Duff's career - read more.
 

 

Under Review: Physics of an Anthony Davis Blocked Shot

Brad Plaster, an Associate Professor in UK's Department of Physics & Astronomy, describes how Newton's Laws are at work during an Anthony Davis blocked shot. For more videos please visit our Youtube channel at youtube.com/user/UKhive as.uky.edu

Go Big Blue. UK Army ROTC has their weekend plans set - do you?

University of Kentucky's ROTC program would like to show what Kentucky plans on doing to Louisville this Saturday, as they advance on to the Final Four.

Traveling the Country, UK Alum Is Ambassador for UK, the SEC

A&S alum Larry Conley played college and professional basketball, served in the Armed Forces, and coached teams - all before starting his career as a commentator for ESPN, and he got his start right here at the University of Kentucky.

One on One - A'dia Mathies and Dean Mark Kornbluh

Dean Mark Kornbluh catches up with 2012 SEC Player of the Year and A&S student A'dia Mathies to talk about life as a student athlete.

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