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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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Undergraduate Research Mentor Receives NIH Grant

Professor Bruce O’Hara, Professor Kevin Donohue in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Assistant Professor Sridhar Sunderam in the Department of Biomedical Engineering...

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Incoming UK Freshman Makes Big Impression

When UK chemistry professor Susan Odom was asked about one of her students at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, her answer rendered her colleagues...

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UK Journalism Sophomore Recipient of 2013 David Dick Storytelling Award

Ashley Scoby, a University of Kentucky journalism sophomore from Barren County, and Meaghan Downs of The Anderson News in Lawrenceburg, were selected as the recipients of the 2013 David Dick "What...

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Undergraduate Research Mentor wins National Award

Timothy Butterfield, associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, recently received the prestigious National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research and Education...

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Undergraduates Traveling Across the Nation for Summer Research Experiences

Seven UK undergraduates are spending their summer conducting research at institutions across the nation. The students were each selected to be a participant in a Research Experience for...

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2013 David Bruce Award Winners Announced

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UK Ag Student Earns Alltech Young Scientist Award

A student who originally hails from Brazil and  came to theUniversity of Kentucky to complete her undergraduate studies is one of two winners of the 2013 Alltech Young Scientist award....

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Students Receive Prestigious Fellowships for Summer Research

Kyeong Ran (Rachel) Jang, a biology major from Louisville who just finished her freshman year, and Audra Stacy, a senior biology major from Elkhorn City, Ky., received $4,000 each to conduct their...

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Students Present Research at Showcase for Undergraduate Scholars

The UK Office of Undergraduate Research, along with SPUR (the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research), and the UK Student Government...

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Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship Winners to Pursue Knowledge Across the Globe

Education Abroad at UK (EA) and the Office of Undergraduate Research (UGR) awarded the...

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UK Art Studio Senior Named Windgate Fellow

As an artist, Clark has been experimenting with various materials and processes from a young age. A recipient of two Research and Creativity Grants ...

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Six UK Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five University of Kentucky students and one recent graduate have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships will...

Oswald Winners
Oswald Awards

The University of Kentucky Office for Undergraduate Research recognized and awarded 19 students this week with the Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards.  Diane Snow, director of the...

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