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A Woman in the Driver's Seat: UK Alum 1st Female President of Aston Martin

You're probably familiar with Aston Martin — the luxury British car manufacturer commonly known for commanding box-office hits, such as "Goldfinger." On the big screen, James Bond is behind the wheel of the company's classic sports cars. Behind the scenes, a UK graduate is steering.

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UK Scholar's Fight Toward Justice for All

Martin Luther King Jr. once famously said, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Nearly 60 years later, his words are still a source of inspiration for those who seek justice — including Christia Spears Brown, a professor in the Department of Psychology.

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Doors of Opportunity: UK's Rhodes Scholar

The University of Kentucky is celebrating the announcement that political science and Arabic and Islamic studies senior Hadeel Abdallah, of Lexington, has been named a recipient of the highly prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Abdallah is one of 32 American women and men selected as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States.

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Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.

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UK is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.

$2.3 Billion

Invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.