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Undergraduate Researchers Receive Oswald Awards

The University of Kentucky Office for Undergraduate Research has presented 17 students with the ...

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...

UK's Dahlia d'Arge Named Marshall Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards announced today that history senior and Army ROTC cadet Dahlia d'Arge, of Paris, Kentucky, has been named a 2015 Marshall Scholar...

Honors Blog of the Week: Nathan Doyle

What pops into your head when you think of “Small town America”? I’m sure right now you’re imagining a quaint little slice of Americana that fits all the general stereotypes. You probably see a...

Honors Blog of the Week: Evan Winrich

Choosing to apply to the Honors Program at the University of Kentucky was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Coming out of a small, Catholic high school I knew I was in for a shock when I...

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UK Honors Program Brings the World of 'Harry Potter' to Life

After an October full of spells, potions and wizardry, University of Kentucky Honors Program students celebrated Halloween at a Yule Ball last night, straight from the world of Harry Potter...

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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...

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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....

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