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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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Summer at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Changes Student's Life

Subway cards. Receipts from a West End theater. A pamphlet from Mary Arden’s farm in Stratford-upon-Avon. Artifacts of summer travel that University of Kentucky’s Kelsey Potter, a junior majoring...

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Mathematics Professor to Deliver Chellgren Seminar Series Lecture

As the second lecture of the 2014-15 Chellgren Seminar Series, University of Kentucky professor of mathematics Carl Lee will deliver a talk titled "Stillness in Motion: The Essence of Symmetry" at...

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UK Students Attend IdeaFestival

Some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators are in downtown Louisville this week for the annual IdeaFestival (IF), which runs through Friday at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts...

Luster Wins Phi Kappa Phi Award; UK Chapter Honored

2014 University of Kentucky graduate Dominque Luster is the recipient of a $5,000 graduate fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation's oldest and most selective all-...

Chellgren Seminar Series Begins

As the inaugural lecture of the 2014-15 Chellgren Seminar Series, UK professor of journalism Buck Ryan will deliver a talk titled “This I Believe: You can make Lexington a Great College Town” at 7...

Spears Receives the Nemo Award

Danna Spears, Class 12 Robinson Scholar and Chellgren Fellow has received the 2014 Nemo Award. Named after Paul “Nemo” Bryant a class 10 Robinson Scholar who passed away in 2011, the Nemo Award is...

Trimble Featured in President's Welcome

Truman Scholar, Chellgren Fellow, and varsity Tennis player, Grace Trimble, has been featured in President Capilouto's welcome back message....

Chellgren Center Honors 43 New Fellows

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows this past weekend.  Benefactor Paul Chellgren, along with Chellgren Endowed...

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....

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