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What Good is College?

This very question is being addressed in Dr. Leon Sach’s HON 301 course this semester.  As part of the course requirements, HON 301 students have created the first of a series of podcasts to...

UK Senior Names Rhodes Scholarship Finalist

University of Kentucky senior Rachel Dixon, of Lexington, was recently named a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. Dixon, an English and writing, rhetoric and digital studies major, will...

2 UK Students, Confucius Institute Recognized at National Level

Two University of Kentucky students received nationwide recognition at Confucius Institute U.S. Center’s inaugural National Honor Gala held Sept. 24. David Cole and Rachel Lietzow, both members of...

UK Grad Gets 'Flying Start' in International Thoroughbred Industry

Much like the team behind thoroughbreds that try to find the perfect balance of gallops, breezes and races needed in preparation for a chance at a Triple Crown race, University of Kentucky...

12 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Cap Off Great Year for UK Student Scholars

More than 30 of the University of Kentucky's students and recent graduates had the world's most prestigious scholarship, fellowship and internship organizations take note this year, including what...

6 UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that six UK students and alumni have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK...

UK Juniors Win Boren Scholarships to Study Chinese, Russian Abroad

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that international studies junior Shauna Rust and foreign language and international economics junior Amaris Wade...

First-Year Honors Students Receive 2016-17 Lewis Scholarships

The University of Kentucky Honors Program has selected 10 first-year students as recipients of the T.W. Lewis Scholarship beginning fall 2016. This third cohort of scholars represent Fayette...

UK Student Selected for Fulbright Summer Institute in England

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that history junior Abigail King, of Lexington, has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to...

6 UK Students Win Scholarships to Study Critical Languages Abroad

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced six UK students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian...

Board Approves Creation of Lewis Honors College

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved the creation of the new Lewis Honors College at UK. The board approved first reading of revisions to the university’s Governing Regulations...

Two Students Take National Honors at Translation Contest

Two University of Kentucky students in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures received high honors at the recent Maurine Dallas Watkins National Greek and Latin...

UK Theatre, Honors to Stage Reading of Play on Climate Change

The students of the "Staging History" class, a University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and Honors Program course, will present a staged reading of "Terra," a play about climate...

12 UK Students, Alumni Win NSF Research Fellowships

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that 12 of the university's students and alumni have been selected to receive government-funded National Science...

UK Honors Invites Faculty to Submit Course Proposals

The University of Kentucky Honors Program is inviting UK faculty to submit course proposals for the Spring 2017 semester. The program is actively looking to recruit new faculty and new course...

Undergraduates Head to State Capitol to Present Research

Twenty-nine undergraduate researchers from the University of Kentucky, along with more than 200 other student representatives from across the state, are taking over the state capitol in Frankfort...

UK Student Wins Scholarship to Study Literature at Cambridge

University of Kentucky's Abby Schroering, a theatre and English junior from Louisville, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking...

Record Number of Students on UK Dean's List

For the first time, more than 7,000 students have made the University of Kentucky Dean’s List. UK has released its Dean's List for the fall 2015 semester. To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK...

Undergraduates Receive Oswald Awards for Research and Creativity

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research recently recognized and awarded 16 students with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards....

"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...

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