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UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced that four UK students have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients...

Fifteen UK Students Win NSF Research Awards

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced 15 of the university's undergraduate and graduate students will be able to pursue research in their fields of study with...

College of Design Celebrates Undergraduate Research

The Lexington community will have the opportunity to view UK College of Design student research projects on ...

Undergraduate Researchers Showcase Creative Film

"LOOFO," a film directed and produced by two University of Kentucky seniors,...

Undergraduate Sustainability Showcase

Undergraduate students who participated in the National Science Foundation-funded Systems Thinking for Sustainability (NSF-STFS) course at the University of...

Undergraduates Among Creative Scholarship Winners

Ricoh USA hosted a video contest this semester offering current UK students a chance to win one of four $5,000 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Entrants were asked to create a short...

Students Win Boren Awards to Study Languages Critical to National Security

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced two UK students will study critical languages on scholarship in 2014-15. Cassidy Henry, a graduate student at the Patterson...

Two UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Two University of Kentucky juniors have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS) which will support their international independent research projects during the 2014 summer...

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 43 Students

The University of Kentucky chapter of Phi Beta Kappa held its annual induction ceremony last week, inducting 43 students into the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society....

Breathitt Lecture Video Released

The 2014 Breathitt Lecture is now online!  "Slum or Settlement:Rewriting the Narrative of Urban Poverty, with a Focus on Community Organizing and Autonomy in Oaxaca, Mexico"  by Evan Sweet was...

UK Scholar Athlete Grace Trimble Named Truman Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships is proud to announce that political science junior and UK Women's Tennis Team member Grace Trimble, of Winchester, Ky., has been named a...

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study at Oxford

University of Kentucky's Ryan Winstead, an English and gender and women's studies junior, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union...

Learning Lab Exhibit Showcases Interns' Work in UK Special Collections

University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections will host a reception to open an exhibit highlighting four undergraduates' Learning Lab internship projects from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in...

Chellgren Center to Host 'How Sweatshops Helped Transform the World' Lecture

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence will host a lecture by Ken Troske, Sturgill Endowed Professor of Economics, as its final lecture in the Chellgren Seminar...

Chellgren, Wilson to Receive Honorary Degrees From UK

The University of Kentucky will present honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees at its Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 10, to an alumnus and benefactor, along with a former college president...

A Creative Placemaking Symposium

A collaboration between LexArts' Art Means Business Forum and the Gaines Center's Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues, featuring ANNE GADWA NICODEMUS, Metris Arts Consulting and Co-author, ...

Student Entrepreneur Teams Shouter and MosquitoTech Win UK Venture Challenge

The undergraduate team Shouter and graduate team MosquitoTech were the winners of the third annual University of Kentucky Venture Challenge student entrepreneur competition. Each team won $1,000...

Phi Kappa Phi Offers Fellowships, Scholarships

The University of Kentucky chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will celebrate its fifth birthday next month. Since receiving its official charter, the chapter has seen six individuals...

UK Professor Ron Pen to Deliver Chellgren Lecture

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is hosting a lecture by Ron Pen, professor in the UK College of Fine Arts, as part of its Chellgren Seminar Series....

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Withers Named Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education

Benjamin C. Withers, who has led the University of Kentucky Division of Undergraduate Education at the interim level, has been named the associate provost for undergraduate education. He...

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