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UK Debate Team and Forensics Team Have Impressive 2014-2015 Season

Students across campus showcase their talents through many clubs and teams including the debate team and the forensics team. Both teams had a very successful year in their respective competitions...

McElhose
Chellgren Fellow Represents ONE Campaign at G7 Summit

Ryan McElhose, a University of Kentucky Chellgren Fellow majoring in sociology, with minors in philosophy and neuroscience, recently represented the ONE Campaign, an international advocacy...

Three UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Three University of Kentucky students have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS), which will support their international independent research projects during the 2015...

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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...

Rajendran
Early Passion for Science, Medicine Puts UK Grad on Fast Track to Medical School

Two seems to be a lucky number for graduating senior Sibi Rajendran, of Frankfort, Kentucky. Two years ago, Rajendran, the son of Narayanan and Preetha Rajendran, graduated from two high schools...

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 36 Students

The University of Kentucky chapter of Phi Beta Kappa held its annual induction ceremony last week, inducting 36 students into the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society....

Latta
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...

Outstanding Students
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...

Sullivan Medal
Chellgren Fellow Wins 2015 Sullivan Award

Grace Trimble, Chellgren Fellow and founder of a nonprofit tennis and education program for disadvantaged Lexington children, has been named a recipient of the University of Kentucky's 2015...

Global Health Case Competition Winners
Chellgren Fellow Among Global Health Case Competition Winners

A multidisciplinary team of five University of Kentucky students, including Chellgren Fellow Ryan McElhose, took the second place during the 5th annual Emory Global Health Case...

Pearl James
Pearl James to Deliver Chellgren Lecture: Hollywood's Great War

Pearl James, associate professor in the University of Kentucky Department of English, will deliver the first lecture of this semester's Chellgren Seminar Series. Her talk, "Hollywood's Great War...

PKP
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...

Chellgren and Students
First-Year Students Invited to Info Session at Chellgren Center

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

Undergraduate Researchers Receive Oswald Awards

The University of Kentucky Office for Undergraduate Research has presented 17 students with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards. "There is so much high quality research being done by...

Phi Kappa Phi Group
UK's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Inducts 82 New Members

The University of Kentucky's chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) welcomed 82 new members during a recent ceremony held in the UK Student Center, including six current UK faculty...

Flynn
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...

Wendy Brown
Brown to Deliver PBK Lecture on Neoliberalism and Democracy

Wendy Brown, the Class of 1936 First Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the 2014-15 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars lecture titled "Undoing the...

Anna Brzyski
Art History Professor Delivers Final Chellgren Seminar Series Lecture

As the final lecture of the Fall 2014 Chellgren Seminar Series, University of Kentucky associate professor of art history Anna Brzyski delivered a talk titled "Chinese Graffiti: Politics of Visual...

Phi Kappa Phi
PKP's Quarterly Highlights Passion of Longtime UK Fans

Passionate University of Kentucky sports fans Wendell and Vickie Bell, Jim Brown, and Bob Wiggins are featured in a column in the Fall 2014 issue of FORUM, the quarterly magazine of The Honor...

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