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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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UK Undergraduate Wins Betts Award

The Kentucky Association of Teachers of History sponsors the Raymond F. Betts Undergraduate Student Writing Award for an outstanding undergraduate research paper on a world history topic. This...

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Chellgren Center Names 37 New Fellows

Last week, the University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows.  Benefactor Paul Chellgren and his wife Deborah, along with...

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Student to Study at Fulbright Summer Institute

University of Kentucky junior Mary Kate Elliott, from Elizabethtown, Ky., has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham-Trent University in Nottinghamshire,...

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Oswald Awards

The University of Kentucky Office for Undergraduate Research recognized and awarded 19 students this week with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards.  Diane Snow, director of the...

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World Experience on Campus

Sophomore Joe Papp grew up in Nicholasville ― just down the road from UK's campus.  At first, he thought he needed to look at universities further away from his hometown because he had an itch to...

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Fellow Brings Water Polo to Campus

Schoolwork can get overwhelming for college students, and they need an outlet for fun. For brothers Terren and Skylar Trott, a combination of medical school and research opportunities led them to...

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