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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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UK Again Recognized as Phi Kappa Phi Chapter of Merit

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines — recently recognized the University of Kentucky Chapter of Phi...

Hall of Fame Skylab Astronaut Honors UK Students

Skylab astronaut Joe Kerwin visited the University of Kentucky to present students Tyler "T.J." Flynn and Josiah Hanna each with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (...

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UK Undergraduate Wins Betts Award

The Kentucky Association of Teachers of History sponsors the Raymond F. Betts Undergraduate Student Writing Award for an outstanding undergraduate research paper on a world history topic. This...

Students Encouraged to Apply for Undergraduate Research Awards and Opportunities

University of Kentucky undergraduates involved in research or creative activities on campus are encouraged to apply for prestigious programs offered by the UK Office of Undergraduate Research. The...

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Chellgren Center Names 37 New Fellows

Last week, the University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows.  Benefactor Paul Chellgren and his wife Deborah, along with...

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Office of External Scholarships Presents Scholarship Info Sessions

Do you want to hone your language skills abroad? Have you been dreaming of furthering your studies in England? Are you looking to serve your country or need assistance so you can make the next big...

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UK Hosts National Conference Bringing 4,000 Student Researchers Here

Planning and hosting a national conference is no easy task, but for the UK community, collaboration makes it all possible. The University of Kentucky will host the 2014 National Conference on...

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UK Undergraduate Makes an Impact Across the Country

A passion for science, which she discovered while in high school, led University of Kentucky senior Devin Henry to her current path of a major in agricultural biotechnology and a minor in...

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Undergraduate Research Mentor Receives NIH Grant

Professor Bruce O’Hara, Professor Kevin Donohue in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Assistant Professor Sridhar Sunderam in the Department of Biomedical Engineering...

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Incoming UK Freshman Makes Big Impression

When UK chemistry professor Susan Odom was asked about one of her students at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, her answer rendered her colleagues...

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UK Journalism Sophomore Recipient of 2013 David Dick Storytelling Award

Ashley Scoby, a University of Kentucky journalism sophomore from Barren County, and Meaghan Downs of The Anderson News in Lawrenceburg, were selected as the recipients of the 2013 David Dick "What...

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Undergraduate Research Mentor wins National Award

Timothy Butterfield, associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, recently received the prestigious National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research and Education...

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Undergraduates Traveling Across the Nation for Summer Research Experiences

Seven UK undergraduates are spending their summer conducting research at institutions across the nation. The students were each selected to be a participant in a Research Experience for...

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