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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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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...

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UK Biology Undergrad Wins International Research Award

Slavina Goleva, an undergraduate biology student at the University of Kentucky, recently received the highly competitive David S. Bruce Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence from the...

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...

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Academy Programs Awarded Women in Philanthropy Grants

The Women and Philanthropy Network at UK, now in its sixth year, has provided more than $1 million in grants for scholarships, fellowships, education abroad, special programs and research at the...

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Engineering Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

University of Kentucky electrical engineering and computer engineering senior Daniel Cambron, of Glasgow, Kentucky, has been awarded the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (...

Honors Blog of the Week: Liza Bustle

Now that we are entering March, I think it is safe to say that the majority of the University of Kentucky has officially survived the “2015 Snowpocalypse”, especially with Spring Break just around...

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UK Sophomore Recognized in Regional Woodwind Competition

Sophomore bassoon major Jonathan Barrett was recognized at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Performance Competition held in January at the University of Tennessee in...

Students and Faculty
UK Honors Students Connect with Faculty

While enjoying hors d'oeuvres and homemade "mocktails" such as Perspicacious Punch and Nifty Nerds, University of Kentucky Honors Program students greeted and socialized with UK faculty members at...

Honors Blog of the Week: Katelyn Buren

My name is Katelyn Buren and I am a sophomore Honors Ambassador! I am an Animal Science major on the Pre-Vet track in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. I am a sophomore...

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Shelton Named Finalist in Knight Cities Challenge

Abigail Shelton, a University of Kentucky freshman Honors student from Mount Washington, Kentucky, has been selected as a finalist in the first Knight Cities Challenge, a national call for new...

Honors Blog of the Week: Mary Boulanger

Hi! My name is Mary Boulanger and I am a senior Human Nutrition major and Biology minor. During my time at UK, the Honors Program has played a pivotal role in shaping and enhancing my...

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...

Honors Blog of the Week: Sarah Coffman

As I began my search for my ideal college my freshman year of high school, I considered everywhere outside the state lines. Throughout the year, I began to research and narrow down my choices in...

Honors Blog of the Week: Jordan Findley

The minute I stepped on UK’s campus, I knew my college decision was made. I was filled with awe on the campus tour and could picture myself walking to class and studying in the William T. Young...

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UK Junior to Study Abroad on Scholarship

University of Kentucky materials engineering junior Zach Wildofsky, of Tremont City, Ohio, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad, and he will study in...

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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...

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...

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