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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...

Phi Kappa Phi Group
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...

Students at Yule Ball
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...

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...

Honors
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...

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