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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

Honors Group Named Finalist in Knight Cities Challenge

A group of University of Kentucky Honors students has been selected as a finalist for the second year in a row in the Knight Cities Challenge. Funded by the Knight Foundation, the challenge is a...

AG Biotech Student is First in Collaborative Master of Medical Sciences Program

After finishing up his bachelor’s degree in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in agricultural biotechnology, Ellis Shelley will begin his master’s degree in...

Applications Being Accepted for the Chellgren Student Fellows Program

The University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence is accepting applications for the Chellgren Student Fellows Program. Open to incoming sophomores, the Chellgren Student...