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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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Three UK Students Receive Fall Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

Three University of Kentucky students have been awarded the fall 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the Institute of International Education to support their study abroad...

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Student to Study at Fulbright Summer Institute

University of Kentucky junior Mary Kate Elliott, from Elizabethtown, Ky., has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham-Trent University in Nottinghamshire,...

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2013 David Bruce Award Winners Announced

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Students Receive Prestigious Fellowships for Summer Research

Kyeong Ran (Rachel) Jang, a biology major from Louisville who just finished her freshman year, and Audra Stacy, a senior biology major from Elkhorn City, Ky., received $4,000 each to conduct their...

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Students Present Research at Showcase for Undergraduate Scholars

The UK Office of Undergraduate Research, along with SPUR (the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research), and the UK Student Government...

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Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship Winners to Pursue Knowledge Across the Globe

Education Abroad at UK (EA) and the Office of Undergraduate Research (UGR) awarded the...

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UK Art Studio Senior Named Windgate Fellow

As an artist, Clark has been experimenting with various materials and processes from a young age. A recipient of two Research and Creativity Grants ...

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19th Annual Breathitt Lecture video now available

Ashleigh Lovelace presented the 19th annual Breathitt Lecture in the Humanities on February 7, 2013. Watch the video of her lecture here.

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UK Junior Josiah Hanna Named Goldwater Scholar

Josiah Hanna, of Lexington, Ky., has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year. Hanna is one of 271 students nationwide awarded the Goldwater Scholarship this...

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Six UK Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five University of Kentucky students and one recent graduate have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships will...

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