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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

Applications Sought for 2017 Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities is eager to accept applications for the 2017 Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities. Established to honor an...

UK Senior Names Rhodes Scholarship Finalist

University of Kentucky senior Rachel Dixon, of Lexington, was recently named a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. Dixon, an English and writing, rhetoric and digital studies major, will...

Gaines Center Taking New Fellowship Applications

The Gaines Center for the Humanities at the University of Kentucky is seeking new applicants for its undergraduate fellowship program. To find out more about this opportunity, visit an information...