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Kelsey Potter
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...

IdeaFestival
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...

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UK Honors Program Collaborates with Colleges, Sees Significant Participation Increase

Since 2008, the University of Kentucky Honors Program has seen a significant increase in participants among colleges at UK. The increase is a result of the creation of strong partnerships between...

Honors Student Blog of the Week: Angela Mischke

As cheesy as it sounds, I love everything...

UK to Celebrate Constitution Week

Lovers of free apple pie and the U.S. Constitution unite: the University of Kentucky, led by the UK Honors Program and the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, will celebrate Constitution Week...

Snow Inducted as President-Elect of National Neurotrauma Society

Dr. Diane Snow, University of Kentucky Endowed Chair of Neuroscience, interim director of the UK Honors Program and Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, was recently elected by her...

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...

Nine Incoming Honors Students Named Lewis Scholars

The University of Kentucky Honors Program has selected nine incoming freshmen as recipients of the T.W. Lewis Scholarship. Representing Fayette County and a select group of  Appalachian counties...

UK Students Have Banner Year Racking Up National Honors

Each year University of Kentucky students are recognized on the national, and even international, stage with a variety of prestigious scholarships, internships and fellowships that acknowledge...

Four UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 2, 2014) — Three University of Kentucky students and an alumnus have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study the Arabic, Japanese and Turkish languages abroad....

Two UK Juniors Named Goldwater Scholars

University of Kentucky juniors Matthew Fahrbach, of Louisville, Ky., and Samuel Saarinen, of Shelbyville, Ky., have been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year....

Honors
Student Athletes & The Honors Program

A podcast that features two UK students who excel in both the classroom and on the field. Freshman soccer midfielder Cailin Harris and sophomore decathlete Daniel Buckles are also in the UK Honors...

Hurt
UK Alumna Discovers Benefits of Honors After Graduation

Honors at the University of Kentucky recently celebrated its 51st anniversary; its more than half a century commitment to academic excellence has prepared thousands of students for lives after...