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Provost Riordan Reflects on the Success of our Students

This summer we have followed our students' blogs about their adventures abroad, celebrated large and meaningful research grants and read about faculty members' work in national media publications...

Three UK Students Invited to Fulbright Summer Institutes in the UK

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced the selection of three UK students by the US-UK Fulbright Commission to participate in Fulbright Summer Institutes...

UK Student Reconstructs Language

When University of Kentucky student and Chellgren Fellow, Erica Mattingly, enrolled in one of Andrew M. Byrd’s linguistics courses, she had no idea she would be rewriting history — or at least re-...

UK Alum Back to Share Knowledge of Appalachia

Former University of Kentucky student and student vice president of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, Amanda Fickey, is back at her alma mater this summer, teaching Appalachian history and culture...

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....

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...

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...

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....

First-Year Students Invited to Info Session on Student Fellows Program

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence will give students an opportunity to learn about a unique educational program next week. Open to first-year students with a...

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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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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