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Welcome to the Academy

The mission of the Academy is to establish meaningful collaborations among UK’s premier academic enrichment programs to use efficiently university resources and talents for the benefit of all undergraduates. The beneficiaries of the Academy are highly motivated students seeking a rich educational experience. UK is proud to feature opportunities for excellence through which deeply committed students can extend and enrich learning within academic majors, minors, living learning programs, and the UK Core.

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Academy News

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...

UK Department of Agriclutural Economics Academic Bowl Team Wins National Championship

Chellgren Fellow, Daniella Straathof, is among the Department of Agricultural Economics’ Academic Bowl team who, for the first time since 1997, has brought home the national championship. The...

Research Experience Shapes Undergrads

In this podcast we’ll meet two UK undergraduates who share their stories of why they got involved in research and what they gained from the experience. The first student is Courtney McKelphin. She...

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