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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...

Kentucky Academy of Science Offering Free Membership to Students, Faculty, Staff

The University of Kentucky has been named a 2016 Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Enhanced Affiliate. Faculty, staff and students of UK may join KAS for free thanks to the Enhanced Affiliate...

Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship Recipients Announced

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research and UK Education Abroad recently awarded $5,000 for the spring 2016 Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships (UGRAS) to junior biology...

Session to Provide Information on Fulbright Opportunities for Students

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is hosting a kick-off event for those who are interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2017-2018...

Applications Being Accepted for the Student Outreach Team

The Academy for Undergraduate Excellence is seeking applications for the Student Outreach Team, an ambassador group on campus. Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 1. The purpose of the...

UK Honors Invites Faculty to Submit Course Proposals

The University of Kentucky Honors Program is inviting UK faculty to submit course proposals for the Spring 2017 semester. The program is actively looking to recruit new faculty and new course...

UK Debate Team Heads to National Finals With a Top 16 Ranking

For the first time since 1994, the University of Kentucky has a nationally ranked (top 16) debate team on its way to the national finals in a few weeks with two first-round “byes” in its pocket,...

2016 Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for Humanities has selected 12 exceptional undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018...

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...

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