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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...

Honors Group Named Finalist in Knight Cities Challenge

A group of University of Kentucky Honors students has been selected as a finalist for the second year in a row in the Knight Cities Challenge. Funded by the Knight Foundation, the challenge is a...

The 22nd Breathitt Lecture to Explore Evolution of Pandora, and Woman, in Literature

Claire K. Oldfather, a University of Kentucky classics and folklore and mythology senior from Madison, Alabama, has been selected to present the 22nd annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate...

Ten UK Honors Students Awarded T.W. Lewis Scholarship

The University of Kentucky Honors Program recognized 10 first-year students as recipients of the T.W. Lewis Scholarship beginning fall 2015. These scholars, representing Fayette County and a...

UK's Nancy Jones Named Distinguished Arts Educator

Nancy Jones, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance and professor at the College of Fine Arts and in the Honors Program, has been named the winner of Kentucky's ...

Peer Mentors Help New Students Adjust to College Life

University of Kentucky Living Learning Programs (LLPs) offer dynamic residential experiences to students on campus, all geared toward enhancing student success. At the heart of these communities...

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UK's Robert Cass Named Astronaut Scholar

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) has selected University of Kentucky senior Robert Cass, of Lexington, as one of this year's 38 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 scholarship. The ASF...

15 to Finish: A Simple Strategy for UK Students

Hannah Latta, a University of Kentucky junior from Mayfield, Kentucky, is a Chellgren Fellow, Gaines Fellow and member of the UK Honors Program. A biology major planning to attend medical school,...

Largest, Single Gift in UK History Focused on Enhancing Student Experience, Honors

Further underscoring the commitment to create the best possible academic experience for students, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto Thursday announced the single largest gift in UK's...

New UK Program Teaching Students How to Impact Society

The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently inducted its first ever cohort of Social Enterprise Scholars (SES). A brand-new specialized pathway through UK's...

Student's Map Project Becomes Resource for Under-resourced Young Moms

What started as a project in a University of Kentucky geography course is now a resource for young single mothers across Lexington. The resource, an online interactive map, was developed by UK...

Chellgren Center Names 36 New Fellows, Five Endowed Professorships

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows Sunday, Aug. 23. Five Chellgren Endowed Professorships were also announced....

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