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UK Juniors Win Boren Scholarships to Study Chinese, Russian Abroad

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that international studies junior Shauna Rust and foreign language and international economics junior Amaris Wade...

First-Year Honors Students Receive 2016-17 Lewis Scholarships

The University of Kentucky Honors Program has selected 10 first-year students as recipients of the T.W. Lewis Scholarship beginning fall 2016. This third cohort of scholars represent Fayette...

UK Student Selected for Fulbright Summer Institute in England

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that history junior Abigail King, of Lexington, has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to...

6 UK Students Win Scholarships to Study Critical Languages Abroad

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced six UK students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian...

Board Approves Creation of Lewis Honors College

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved the creation of the new Lewis Honors College at UK. The board approved first reading of revisions to the university’s Governing Regulations...

Kern to Participate in Organization of American Historians' Distinguished Lectureship Progam

Kathi Kern, UK associate professor of history and Chellgren Faculty Fellow, has been named one of 78 new speakers to the Organization of American Historians' Distinguished Lectureship Program for...

Two Students Take National Honors at Translation Contest

Two University of Kentucky students in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures received high honors at the recent Maurine Dallas Watkins National Greek and Latin...

UK Selected as Churchill Foundation Scholarship Institution

The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States has selected the University of Kentucky to be a participating institution for its scholarship program beginning fall 2016. The Churchill...

Gaines Fellows' Projects Focus on Video Games, Theater

Two current University of Kentucky Gaines Fellows, David Cole and Abby Schroering, have successfully completed their jury projects, a requirement to complete the first year of their fellowship, by...

Students to Present Research at Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research, along with SPUR (the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research), will host the annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars 3 to...

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Officer to Speak on Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will welcome Lora Seery, senior program officer for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, to campus this week to speak about the...

UK Junior Corrine Elliott Named Goldwater Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that junior Corrine Faye Elliott, of Lexington, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Elliott is...

UK Theatre, Honors to Stage Reading of Play on Climate Change

The students of the "Staging History" class, a University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and Honors Program course, will present a staged reading of "Terra," a play about climate...

12 UK Students, Alumni Win NSF Research Fellowships

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that 12 of the university's students and alumni have been selected to receive government-funded National Science...

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Largest Class in 10 Years

The University of Kentucky chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) held its annual ceremony last Wednesday, inducting 59 students into the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society....

UK Student Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

University of Kentucky junior Savanah Sellars of Lexington, recently was awarded a Study Abroad Grant worth $1,000 from the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation's oldest and most selective...

Undergraduate Research Featured on UK Perspectives

WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General...

Two UK Students Selected for Princeton in Asia

A University of Kentucky senior and recent graduate have been selected for fellowships from the Princeton in Asia program. As part of the program, biochemistry senior Calvin Hong and 2015 arts...

Record-Breaking Number of UK Students to Attend National Conference on Undergraduate Research

A recording-breaking 88 University of Kentucky undergraduates have been selected to present their research projects at the 2016 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) this week. ...

Lafayette Seminar Invites Mayors to Talk Value of University Cities

The relatively new concept of university cities is the focus of the 2016 Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues presented by the University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities. This year's...

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