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Kao
First Generation International Graduate Engineers Success

For one University of Kentucky student, last week’s commencement ceremonies fulfilled a dream generations in the making. Tony Kao, a native of Cambodia, immigrated to the United States when he was...

Series on Violence and the Human Condition Opens

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities and the UK College of Arts and Sciences are teaming up to present a series of workshops on violence and the human condition. The first...

Three UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Three University of Kentucky students have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS), which will support their international independent research projects during the 2015...

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UK Students to Inspire Future Astronauts at Space Camp Turkey

Two University of Kentucky seniors have been chosen for internships with Space Camp Turkey. Emily Furnish, a chemistry and music performance major, and Damir Kocer, an economics and marketing...

Rajendran
Early Passion for Science, Medicine Puts UK Grad on Fast Track to Medical School

Two seems to be a lucky number for graduating senior Sibi Rajendran, of Frankfort, Kentucky. Two years ago, Rajendran, the son of Narayanan and Preetha Rajendran, graduated from two high schools...

Commonwealth House
Gaines Center Accepting Proposals for Bingham Seminar, Clark Lectureship

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities is now taking faculty proposals for the Spring 2016 Mary C. Bingham Seminar and Thomas D. Clark Lectureship in the Humanities....

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Three UK Students Win NSF Research Awards

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that three of the university's students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation...

UK Undergraduates to Present Research at 2015 Showcase

Research projects exploring topics from molecular biology to hip hop music lyrics will be on display for the campus community and public at the ninth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Scholars....

Millington
Flooding, Drought, Urban Design: Nate Millington's Studies in Brazil

University of Kentucky doctoral student Nate Millington recently received the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship and will travel to São...

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 36 Students

The University of Kentucky chapter of Phi Beta Kappa held its annual induction ceremony last week, inducting 36 students into the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society....

Latta
UK Biology Student RISEs to Challenge of German Internship

University of Kentucky sophomore Hannah Latta has been awarded a summer internship through the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program of the German Academic Exchange...

Slavina Goleva
UK Biology Undergrad Wins International Research Award

Slavina Goleva, an undergraduate biology student at the University of Kentucky, recently received the highly competitive David S. Bruce Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence from the...

Outstanding Students
University Honors and Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Students, Faculty, and Staff

Each year the University of Kentucky pauses to recognize the achievements of its students at the annual University Honors and Recognition Awards Program. Hosted in the Frank H. Harris Grand...

Sullivan Medal
Chellgren Fellow Wins 2015 Sullivan Award

Grace Trimble, Chellgren Fellow and founder of a nonprofit tennis and education program for disadvantaged Lexington children, has been named a recipient of the University of Kentucky's 2015...

Global Health Case Competition Winners
Chellgren Fellow Among Global Health Case Competition Winners

A multidisciplinary team of five University of Kentucky students, including Chellgren Fellow Ryan McElhose, took the second place during the 5th annual Emory Global Health Case...

Women-in-Philanthropy
Academy Programs Awarded Women in Philanthropy Grants

The Women and Philanthropy Network at UK, now in its sixth year, has provided more than $1 million in grants for scholarships, fellowships, education abroad, special programs and research at the...

Pearl James
Pearl James to Deliver Chellgren Lecture: Hollywood's Great War

Pearl James, associate professor in the University of Kentucky Department of English, will deliver the first lecture of this semester's Chellgren Seminar Series. Her talk, "Hollywood's Great War...

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Register for Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting registrations for the 2015 Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. Students are encouraged to present, perform, or...

Gaines Center
Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has chosen 12 outstanding undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017...

Poster Competition
UK Chemistry Regional Poster Competition Accepting Abstracts

Showcasing undergraduate research in the chemical sciences from across the Commonwealth and surrounding states, the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will hold its annual Regional...

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