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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

Chellgren, Wilson to Receive Honorary Degrees From UK

The University of Kentucky will present honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees at its Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 10, to an alumnus and benefactor, along with a former college president...

A Creative Placemaking Symposium

A collaboration between LexArts' Art Means Business Forum and the Gaines Center's Lafayette Seminar in Public Issues, featuring ANNE GADWA NICODEMUS, Metris Arts Consulting and Co-author, ...

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...

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