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Breathitt Lecture Video Released

The 2014 Breathitt Lecture is now online!  "Slum or Settlement:Rewriting the Narrative of Urban Poverty, with a Focus on Community Organizing and Autonomy in Oaxaca, Mexico"  by Evan Sweet was...

UK Scholar Athlete Grace Trimble Named Truman Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships is proud to announce that political science junior and UK Women's Tennis Team member Grace Trimble, of Winchester, Ky., has been named a...

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Oxford

University of Kentucky's Ryan Winstead, an English and gender and women's studies junior, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union...

Learning Lab Exhibit Showcases Interns' Work in UK Special Collections

University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections will host a reception to open an exhibit highlighting four undergraduates' Learning Lab internship projects from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in...

Chellgren Center to Host 'How Sweatshops Helped Transform the World' Lecture

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence will host a lecture by Ken Troske, Sturgill Endowed Professor of Economics, as its final lecture in the Chellgren Seminar...

Chellgren, Wilson to Receive Honorary Degrees From UK

The University of Kentucky will present honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees at its Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 10, to an alumnus and benefactor, along with a former college president...

A Creative Placemaking Symposium

A collaboration between LexArts' Art Means Business Forum and the Gaines Center's Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues, featuring ANNE GADWA NICODEMUS, Metris Arts Consulting and Co-author, ...

Student Entrepreneur Teams Shouter and MosquitoTech Win UK Venture Challenge

The undergraduate team Shouter and graduate team MosquitoTech were the winners of the third annual University of Kentucky Venture Challenge student entrepreneur competition. Each team won $1,000...

Phi Kappa Phi Offers Fellowships, Scholarships

The University of Kentucky chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will celebrate its fifth birthday next month. Since receiving its official charter, the chapter has seen six individuals...

UK Professor Ron Pen to Deliver Chellgren Lecture

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is hosting a lecture by Ron Pen, professor in the UK College of Fine Arts, as part of its Chellgren Seminar Series....

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Withers Named Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education

Benjamin C. Withers, who has led the University of Kentucky Division of Undergraduate Education at the interim level, has been named the associate provost for undergraduate education. He...

First-Year Students Invited to Info Session on Student Fellows Program

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

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Before the Light Bulb: Thomas D. Clark Lecture

Ann Smart Martin, Stanley and Polly Stone Professor and the Director of the Material Culture Program in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin will present: Before...

UK Student Demonstrates the Diversity of Undergraduate Research

If you came across University of Kentucky theatre senior Dominique Luster in the UK Special Collections library, peering through 1950s-era advertisements, you may not immediately assume she is...

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Slum or Settlement: The 20th Annual Breathitt Lecture

The Gaines Center is proud to present the 20th Annual Breathitt Lecture in the...

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Chellgren Fellow Among Students to Revive Satirical Publication

Nicole Schladt, a 2011 Chellgren Student Fellow, is among a group of students to revive the satirical publication, The Colonel....

Chellgren Fellow Selected for Marine Population Workshop

Ricky Grewelle, a sophomore Chellgren Fellow majoring in biology and chemistry, has been accepted to the Eleventh Annual Marine Resources...

UK Community Encouraged to Get Involved at NCUR 2014

In addition to research presentations, the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will offer numerous volunteer opportunities for the entire campus community when the University...

UK's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Inducts 70 New Members

During ceremonies held in the University of Kentucky Student Center Monday, Nov. 11, the UK Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted 65 new student members, along with five honorees...

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Inaugural Chellgren Seminar Series Opens With a 'Bang'

As the first lecture of the Chellgren Seminar Series, Ganpathy Murthy, professor in the University of Kentucky's Department of Physics and Astronomy, will deliver a lecture titled "The Birth of...

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