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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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UK Joins Clinton Global Initiative University Network

University of Kentucky has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University Network, a growing consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide seed funding to student...

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Mathematics Professor to Deliver Chellgren Seminar Series Lecture

As the second lecture of the 2014-15 Chellgren Seminar Series, University of Kentucky professor of mathematics Carl Lee will deliver a talk titled "Stillness in Motion: The Essence of Symmetry" at...

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UK Students Attend IdeaFestival

Some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators are in downtown Louisville this week for the annual IdeaFestival (IF), which runs through Friday at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts...

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Information Session Available on Study in the UK, D.C. Internships, Public Service Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is offering various information...

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UK Honors Program Collaborates with Colleges, Sees Significant Participation Increase

Since 2008, the University of Kentucky Honors Program has seen a significant increase in participants among colleges at UK. The increase is a result of the creation of strong partnerships between...

Luster Wins Phi Kappa Phi Award; UK Chapter Honored

2014 University of Kentucky graduate Dominque Luster is the recipient of a $5,000 graduate fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation's oldest and most selective all-...

Gaines Center's Lafayette Seminar to Explore Local Food Impact

Local food is the focus of the Lafayette Seminar presented by the University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities. The three-part seminar this fall, beginning Sept. 24, will feature Robert...

Chellgren Seminar Series Begins

As the inaugural lecture of the 2014-15 Chellgren Seminar Series, UK professor of journalism Buck Ryan will deliver a talk titled “This I Believe: You can make Lexington a Great College Town” at 7...

UK to Celebrate Constitution Week

Lovers of free apple pie and the U.S. Constitution unite: the University of Kentucky, led by the UK Honors Program and the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, will celebrate Constitution Week...

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Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues

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UK's Shepherd Interns Discuss Time Living Below Poverty Line

Two University of Kentucky students took on an unusual challenge this summer. They agreed to work for eight weeks at a specific agency or site that serves low-income individuals or families and...

UK Office's New Name Reflects Work with Nationally Competitive Award Opportunities for Students

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships (OES), part of the Academy of Undergraduate Excellence, received approval from the Office of the Provost to change its name to the Office...

Spears Receives the Nemo Award

Danna Spears, Class 12 Robinson Scholar and Chellgren Fellow has received the 2014 Nemo Award. Named after Paul “Nemo” Bryant a class 10 Robinson Scholar who passed away in 2011, the Nemo Award is...

Chellgren Center Honors 43 New Fellows

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows this past weekend.  Benefactor Paul Chellgren, along with Chellgren Endowed...

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