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The Honors Program

Welcome to Honors

The Honors Program at the University of Kentucky will provide opportunities for students to take challenging classes in many disciplines across the diversity of colleges at UK. While students will take Honors courses, the real benefit to being in Honors is the opportunity for a range of experiential learning. Students will be expected to participate in two Honors Experiences, which may take the form of Education Abroad, Research and Scholarship projects, Community Service, or other approved activities.

Honors Program News

Kelsey Potter
Summer at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Changes Student's Life

Subway cards. Receipts from a West End theater. A pamphlet from Mary Arden’s farm in Stratford-upon-Avon. Artifacts of summer travel that University of Kentucky’s Kelsey Potter, a junior majoring...

IdeaFestival
UK Students Attend IdeaFestival

Some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators are in downtown Louisville this week for the annual IdeaFestival (IF), which runs through Friday at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts...

Honors
UK Honors Program Collaborates with Colleges, Sees Significant Participation Increase

Since 2008, the University of Kentucky Honors Program has seen a significant increase in participants among colleges at UK. The increase is a result of the creation of strong partnerships between...