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UK Alumna Named 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

A two-time graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Education, Ashley Lamb-Sinclair, is the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. She was a Fulbright scholar to Thailand and Vietnam and an...

Two UK Seniors Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

Two University of Kentucky seniors have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this spring. The scholarship will fund studies in the Czech Republic for human...

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UK's Robert Cass Named Astronaut Scholar

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) has selected University of Kentucky senior Robert Cass, of Lexington, as one of this year's 38 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 scholarship. The ASF...

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UK Anthropology Student Selected for National Security Fellowship

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that anthropology doctoral candidate Lydia Shanklin Roll has been awarded the National Security Education Program (...

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Seven UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that a seventh UK student has been named a recipient of Fulbright U.S...

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From UK to the UK With Fulbright

Interiors junior Jessica Moore, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has received a place with a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham Trent University in one of the most prestigious...

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UK Students to Inspire Future Astronauts at Space Camp Turkey

Two University of Kentucky seniors have been chosen for internships with Space Camp Turkey. Emily Furnish, a chemistry and music performance major, and Damir Kocer, an economics and marketing...

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Three UK Students Win NSF Research Awards

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that three of the university's students have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation...

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Flooding, Drought, Urban Design: Nate Millington's Studies in Brazil

University of Kentucky doctoral student Nate Millington recently received the U.S. Department of Education's Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship and will travel to São...

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UK Biology Student RISEs to Challenge of German Internship

University of Kentucky sophomore Hannah Latta has been awarded a summer internship through the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program of the German Academic Exchange...

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University Honors and Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Students, Faculty, and Staff

Each year the University of Kentucky pauses to recognize the achievements of its students at the annual University Honors and Recognition Awards Program. Hosted in the Frank H. Harris Grand...

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Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

University of Kentucky electrical engineering and computer engineering senior Daniel Cambron, of Glasgow, Kentucky, has been awarded the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (...

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Phi Kappa Phi Offers Fellowships, Scholarships

The University of Kentucky chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will celebrate its sixth birthday in April. Since receiving its official charter, the chapter has seen eight individuals...

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UK Junior to Study Abroad on Scholarship

University of Kentucky materials engineering junior Zach Wildofsky, of Tremont City, Ohio, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad, and he will study in...

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Undergraduate Research Takes Flight with T.J. Flynn

The University of Kentucky is shaping the next generation of scientists and scholars by exposing undergraduates to research early in their academic careers. For T.J. Flynn, a Chellgren Fellow and...

UK Student, Grad Selected as Rhodes Finalists

Two University of Kentucky students were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Luke Glaser, a 2013 English and Hispanic studies graduate from Louisville, Kentucky, and Grace Trimble...

UK's Dahlia d'Arge Named Marshall Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards announced today that history senior and Army ROTC cadet Dahlia d'Arge, of Paris, Kentucky, has been named a 2015 Marshall Scholar...

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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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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...

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...

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