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KU Announces 2022 Global Scholars

Representing diverse academic fields from across campus, 15 University of Kansas second-year students have been selected as 2022 Global Scholars. The Global Scholars Program recognizes and encourages undergraduate students who have an interest in international studies and a strong academic record.

Abhay and Mina Bisarya Scholarship to support international students

When Abhay and Mina Bisarya's three sons were looking for a way to celebrate their parents, they decided to make a gift to the university that brought them together.

KU alumna brings free hearing aids, services and equipment to Jordan

KU alumna Alqudah received $700,000 for Hear Jordan, a project she developed that takes a three-prong approach to address hearing loss by providing free hearing aids and evaluations to children who can’t afford them, training audiology students with the proper equipment and implementing a public…

Pursuing Unique International Experiences during COVID

Determination, flexibility and a healthy sense of adventure were required for the KU students who sought study abroad experiences during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Museum director’s career spans from butterfly fields in Mexico to predicting global biodiversity patterns

Over the past few decades, Jorge Soberón’s field of research has grown from studying a few acres of butterfly terrain to encompassing broad regions of the world as he uses theoretical and computational modeling to predict biodiversity patterns on a global scale.

KU Assists JCCC with Implementing Grant to Internationalize Courses

Thanks to a $340,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education and a team organized by KU International Affairs, JCCC will offer hundreds of additional students each semester an international component to their education.

KU Student Receives Prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Award

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas history of art doctoral candidate Rachel Quist has received the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award.

Three KU Students Earn Fulbright Awards

Three University of Kansas students received prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to study, conduct research and teach English abroad for the 2021-2022 academic year. Five additional KU students were named as alternate Fulbright recipients.

SAGE Named 2021 KU Team of the Year

KU Study Abroad & Global Engagement was named the 2021 KU Team of the Year in recognition of the staff’s herculean efforts to safely bring home students studying abroad and pivot programming for students who could no longer travel abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.

International Student Award Winners

KU International Affairs recognized the Class of 2021 international student graduates in a virtual celebration in May. During the celebration International Support Services, presented several student awards.

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