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Undergraduates Head to State Capitol to Present Research

Twenty-nine undergraduate researchers from the University of Kentucky, along with more than 200 other student representatives from across the state, are taking over the state capitol in Frankfort...

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study Literature at Cambridge

University of Kentucky's Abby Schroering, a theatre and English junior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking...

Apply Now for 2016 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships, Scholarships

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

Bale Boone Symposium to Explore Impact of Violence on Europe

As part of yearlong examination of violence and the human condition, University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities will bring together a group of international scholars to explore...

Over $450,000 in Education Abroad Scholarships Are Available to UK Students

University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) invites all internationally interested students to attend the Scholarship Workshop from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Hub of the William T...

Record Number of Students on UK Dean's List

For the first time, more than 7,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List. UK has released its Dean's List for the fall 2015 semester. To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK...

Undergraduates Receive Oswald Awards for Research and Creativity

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research recently recognized and awarded 16 students with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards....

"see blue." #selfie: Austin Mullen

Want to get to know the people behind some of the biggest student leadership positions on campus? We did, too! That's why we're excited to introduce "see blue." #selfie — a brand new series on...

Phi Beta Kappa Accepting Nominations

The University of Kentucky chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society, is currently accepting nominations through Friday, Feb. 26....

Honors Group Named Finalist in Knight Cities Challenge

A group of University of Kentucky Honors students has been selected as a finalist for the second year in a row in the Knight Cities Challenge. Funded by the Knight Foundation, the challenge is a...

AG Biotech Student is First in Collaborative Master of Medical Sciences Program

After finishing up his bachelor’s degree in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in agricultural biotechnology, Ellis Shelley will begin his master’s degree in...

Applications Being Accepted for the Chellgren Student Fellows Program

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is accepting applications for the Chellgren Student Fellows Program. Open to incoming sophomores, the Chellgren Student...

Learn About Chellgren Fellows Program at 'Opportunities for Excellence'

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence will give students an opportunity to learn about a unique educational program next week. The session will be held at 6 p.m...

The 22nd Breathitt Lecture to Explore Evolution of Pandora, and Woman, in Literature

Claire K. Oldfather, a University of Kentucky classics and folklore and mythology senior from Madison, Alabama, has been selected to present the 22nd annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate...

Rugged Red Trail Half Marathon will Fund Robinson Scholarship

The Robinson Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky is pleased to announce a new scholarship for students in Powell, Menifee, and Wolfe counties funded by the Rugged Red Trail Half...

Applications Being Accepted for Robinson Scholars High School Enrichment Program

The Robinson Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky will accept applications for its high school leadership program through Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. To be eligible, applicants must be in the...

Ten UK Honors Students Awarded T.W. Lewis Scholarship

The University of Kentucky Honors Program recognized 10 first-year students as recipients of the T.W. Lewis Scholarship beginning fall 2015. These scholars, representing Fayette County and a...

UK's Nancy Jones Named Distinguished Arts Educator

Nancy Jones, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and professor at the College of Fine Arts and in the Honors Program, has been named the winner of Kentucky's ...

UK Alumna Named 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

A two-time graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Education, Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, is the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. She was a Fulbright scholar to Thailand and Vietnam and an...

Peer Mentors Help New Students Adjust to College Life

University of Kentucky Living Learning Programs (LLPs) offer dynamic residential experiences to students on campus, all geared toward enhancing student success. At the heart of these communities...

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