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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

UK Students Have Banner Year Racking Up National Honors

Each year University of Kentucky students are recognized on the national, and even international, stage with a variety of prestigious scholarships, internships and fellowships that acknowledge...

UK Student Reconstructs Language

When University of Kentucky student and Chellgren Fellow, Erica Mattingly, enrolled in one of Andrew M. Byrd’s linguistics courses, she had no idea she would be rewriting history — or at least re-...

UK Alum Back to Share Knowledge of Appalachia

Former University of Kentucky student and student vice president of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, Amanda Fickey, is back at her alma mater this summer, teaching Appalachian history and culture...

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