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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...

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...

UK Student Reconstructs Language

When University of Kentucky student and Chellgren Fellow, Erica Mattingly, enrolled in one of Andrew M. Byrd’s linguistics courses, she had no idea she would be rewriting history — or at least re-...

Fifteen UK Students Win NSF Research Awards

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced 15 of the university's undergraduate and graduate students will be able to pursue research in their fields of study with...

College of Design Celebrates Undergraduate Research

The Lexington community will have the opportunity to view UK College of Design student research projects on ...

Undergraduate Researchers Showcase Creative Film

"LOOFO," a film directed and produced by two University of Kentucky seniors,...

Undergraduate Sustainability Showcase

Undergraduate students who participated in the National Science Foundation-funded Systems Thinking for Sustainability (NSF-STFS) course at the University of...

Undergraduates Among Creative Scholarship Winners

Ricoh USA hosted a video contest this semester offering current UK students a chance to win one of four $5,000 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Entrants were asked to create a short...

Two UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships

Two University of Kentucky juniors have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS) which will support their international independent research projects during the 2014 summer...

Learning Lab Exhibit Showcases Interns' Work in UK Special Collections

University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections will host a reception to open an exhibit highlighting four undergraduates' Learning Lab internship projects from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in...

Student Entrepreneur Teams Shouter and MosquitoTech Win UK Venture Challenge

The undergraduate team Shouter and graduate team MosquitoTech were the winners of the third annual University of Kentucky Venture Challenge student entrepreneur competition. Each team won $1,000...

UK Student Demonstrates the Diversity of Undergraduate Research

If you came across University of Kentucky theatre senior Dominique Luster in the UK Special Collections library, peering through 1950s-era advertisements, you may not immediately assume she is...

UK at the Half: NCUR 2014

The University of Kentucky will host NCUR April 3-5, 2014.  Hear what students and...

Undergraduates Involved in Satellite Launch

A tiny satellite built by students at the University of Kentucky and Morehead State University is now orbiting about 300 miles above the Earth, circling the planet every 90 minutes or so at speeds...

UK Community Encouraged to Get Involved at NCUR 2014

In addition to research presentations, the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) will offer numerous volunteer opportunities for the entire campus community when the University...

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UK Undergraduate Wins Betts Award

The Kentucky Association of Teachers of History sponsors the Raymond F. Betts Undergraduate Student Writing Award for an outstanding undergraduate research paper on a world history topic. This...

Students Encouraged to Apply for Undergraduate Research Awards and Opportunities

University of Kentucky undergraduates involved in research or creative activities on campus are encouraged to apply for prestigious programs offered by the UK Office of Undergraduate Research. The...

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UK Hosts National Conference Bringing 4,000 Student Researchers Here

Planning and hosting a national conference is no easy task, but for the UK community, collaboration makes it all possible. The University of Kentucky will host the 2014 National Conference on...

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Going Viral: UK Scientist Takes on Human Metapneumovirus

You may not know the human metapneumovirus by name, but chances are that you have met somewhere before. HMPV, as it's known to virologists, is a common respiratory virus that new studies suggest...

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UK Undergraduate Makes an Impact Across the Country

A passion for science, which she discovered while in high school, led University of Kentucky senior Devin Henry to her current path of a major in agricultural biotechnology and a minor in...

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