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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...

Zach
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...

UK Student, Grad Selected as Rhodes Finalists

Two University of Kentucky students were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Luke Glaser, a 2013 English and Hispanic studies graduate from Louisville, Kentucky, and Grace Trimble...

UK's Dahlia d'Arge Named Marshall Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards announced today that history senior and Army ROTC cadet Dahlia d'Arge, of Paris, Kentucky, has been named a 2015 Marshall Scholar...

1G
First Gen Students Network with UK Faculty, Staff

When the residents of the First Generation Living Learning Community (1GLLC), Robinson Scholars Program and First Scholars Program gathered for dinner with first generation faculty and staff last...

Wendy Brown
Brown to Deliver PBK Lecture on Neoliberalism and Democracy

Wendy Brown, the Class of 1936 First Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the 2014-15 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars lecture titled "Undoing the...

Anna Brzyski
Art History Professor Delivers Final Chellgren Seminar Series Lecture

As the final lecture of the Fall 2014 Chellgren Seminar Series, University of Kentucky associate professor of art history Anna Brzyski delivered a talk titled "Chinese Graffiti: Politics of Visual...

Students
Information Sessions Available on STEM, Summer Research, Environmental Service Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is offering three information sessions about awards, scholarships, fellowships and internships during the month of November....

Students at Yule Ball
UK Honors Program Brings the World of 'Harry Potter' to Life

After an October full of spells, potions and wizardry, University of Kentucky Honors Program students celebrated Halloween at a Yule Ball last night, straight from the world of Harry Potter...

1G CATS
First Generation Students "seeblue." in London

When N'Deyah Belle, Brandon King and Abel Rodriguez first set foot on the University of Kentucky campus, they had one thing in common: they were each the first person in their families to go to...

1G LLC at the Underground Railroad Museum
College of Communication and Information Sends First Generation Classes on Underground Railroad Excursion

A group of 36 University of Kentucky students, part of first generation sections of the CIS 110 course, “Composition and Communication I,” recently took a journey through time, and through the...

Phi Kappa Phi
PKP's Quarterly Highlights Passion of Longtime UK Fans

Passionate University of Kentucky sports fans Wendell and Vickie Bell, Jim Brown, and Bob Wiggins are featured in a column in the Fall 2014 issue of FORUM, the quarterly magazine of The Honor...

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...

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