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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...

UK Phi Kappa Phi Chapter to Induct 46 Members

The University of Kentucky Chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted a total of 46 new members in ceremonies at the William T. Young Library's UK Athletics Auditorium....

Phil Kraemer to Deliver Chellgren Lecture: Teaching as Ideacraft

Philipp Kraemer, Chellgren Endowed Chair for Undergraduate Excellence and professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Psychology, will be giving a lecture as part of the Chellgren...

15 to Finish: A Simple Strategy for UK Students

Hannah Latta, a University of Kentucky junior from Mayfield, Kentucky, is a Chellgren Fellow, Gaines Fellow and member of the UK Honors Program. A biology major planning to attend medical school,...

UK Debate Team Set to Begin Another Successful Season

The University of Kentucky debate team will begin another competitive season in less than two weeks, and the expectations for the team have not been this high since the mid-'90s....

Chellgren Center Names 36 New Fellows, Five Endowed Professorships

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows Sunday, Aug. 23. Five Chellgren Endowed Professorships were also announced....

UK's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Gains Momentum

"For a chapter which did not even exist six-and-a-half years ago, we're doing pretty well."

That quote about the University of Kentucky Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) Chapter from chapter President  ...

Fusing Interests in Undergraduate Research

Computer science and the St. Chad Gospels. Physics and Spanish. Math and international studies. The combination of these don't seem to make a lot of sense, but it is these interests that have...

The Dispute
UK Theatre to Settle 'The Dispute' at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

To cheat or not to cheat? That is the question Chellgren Fellow and Honors student, Kelsie Potter, and 13 other University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance students and faculty will try...

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...

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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...

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