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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...

Cambron
Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

University of Kentucky electrical engineering and computer engineering senior Daniel Cambron, of Glasgow, Kentucky, has been awarded the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (...

Barrett
UK Sophomore Recognized in Regional Woodwind Competition

Sophomore bassoon major Jonathan Barrett was recognized at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Performance Competition held in January at the University of Tennessee in...

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities at UK

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research invites students to apply for Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships and Summer Research Grants. Students are also encouraged to...

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Phi Kappa Phi Offers Fellowships, Scholarships

The University of Kentucky chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will celebrate its sixth birthday in April. Since receiving its official charter, the chapter has seen eight individuals...

Students and Faculty
UK Honors Students Connect with Faculty

While enjoying hors d'oeuvres and homemade "mocktails" such as Perspicacious Punch and Nifty Nerds, University of Kentucky Honors Program students greeted and socialized with UK faculty members at...

Lincoln Memorial
Bale Boone Symposium Explores 'Legacies of Civil War'

As the sesquicentennial of the Civil War draws to a close this year, University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities will examine the war's impact on history and culture in the years that...

Chellgren and Students
First-Year Students Invited to Info Session at Chellgren Center

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence will give students an opportunity to learn about unique educational programs next week. Open to first-year students with a...

Moore
UK's 21st Breathitt Lecture Focuses on African American Story as Depicted in Literature

Nathan Moore, a University of Kentucky English senior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been selected to present the 21st annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities at 7 p...

Shelton
Shelton Named Finalist in Knight Cities Challenge

Abigail Shelton, a University of Kentucky freshman Honors student from Mount Washington, Kentucky, has been selected as a finalist in the first Knight Cities Challenge, a national call for new...

Leggas
High School Student Publishes Research with UK Faculty

Publishing research in a peer-reviewed journal is an accomplishment that even graduate students would be proud of. But 18-year-old Dimitri Leggas, a high school senior at the Gatton Academy in...

Robinson
Application Deadline Nearing for Robinson Leaders Program

The Robinson Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky is currently accepting applications for its high school leadership program through 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20. To be eligible,...

Robinson Scholars with Judge Combs
Robinson Scholars Hosted by Appeals Court Judge Sara Combs

Several Robinson Scholars recently visited Kentucky Appeals Court Justice Sara Combs, where they were dinner guests at her home and got to discuss a range of issues from the nature of the Appeals...

Undergraduate Researchers Receive Oswald Awards

The University of Kentucky Office for Undergraduate Research has presented 17 students with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards. "There is so much high quality research being done by...

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UK Junior to Study Abroad on Scholarship

University of Kentucky materials engineering junior Zach Wildofsky, of Tremont City, Ohio, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad, and he will study in...

Phi Kappa Phi Group
UK's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Inducts 82 New Members

The University of Kentucky's chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) welcomed 82 new members during a recent ceremony held in the UK Student Center, including six current UK faculty...

Flynn
Undergraduate Research Takes Flight with T.J. Flynn

The University of Kentucky is shaping the next generation of scientists and scholars by exposing undergraduates to research early in their academic careers. For T.J. Flynn, a Chellgren Fellow and...

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