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"see blue." #selfie: Austin Mullen

Want to get to know the people behind some of the biggest student leadership positions on campus? We did, too! That's why we're excited to introduce "see blue." #selfie — a brand new series on...

Honors Group Named Finalist in Knight Cities Challenge

A group of University of Kentucky Honors students has been selected as a finalist for the second year in a row in the Knight Cities Challenge. Funded by the Knight Foundation, the challenge is a...

The 22nd Breathitt Lecture to Explore Evolution of Pandora, and Woman, in Literature

Claire K. Oldfather, a University of Kentucky classics and folklore and mythology senior from Madison, Alabama, has been selected to present the 22nd annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate...

Ten UK Honors Students Awarded T.W. Lewis Scholarship

The University of Kentucky Honors Program recognized 10 first-year students as recipients of the T.W. Lewis Scholarship beginning fall 2015. These scholars, representing Fayette County and a...

UK's Nancy Jones Named Distinguished Arts Educator

Nancy Jones, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and professor at the College of Fine Arts and in the Honors Program, has been named the winner of Kentucky's ...

Peer Mentors Help New Students Adjust to College Life

University of Kentucky Living Learning Programs (LLPs) offer dynamic residential experiences to students on campus, all geared toward enhancing student success. At the heart of these communities...

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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...

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,...

Largest, Single Gift in UK History Focused on Enhancing Student Experience, Honors

Further underscoring the commitment to create the best possible academic experience for students, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto Thursday announced the single largest gift in UK's...

New UK Program Teaching Students How to Impact Society

The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently inducted its first ever cohort of Social Enterprise Scholars (SES). A brand-new specialized pathway through UK's...

Student's Map Project Becomes Resource for Under-resourced Young Moms

What started as a project in a University of Kentucky geography course is now a resource for young single mothers across Lexington. The resource, an online interactive map, was developed by UK...

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....

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...

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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...

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Seven UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that a seventh UK student has been named a recipient of Fulbright U.S...

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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From UK to the UK With Fulbright

Interiors junior Jessica Moore, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has received a place with a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham Trent University in one of the most prestigious...

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...

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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...

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