Advising Network Announcements

Request for Digital Resources: Online Transfer Advising

The Transfer Advisors from the Office of Undergraduate Admission - Transfer will be piloting online appointment opportunities for prospective students throughout the country beginning Fall 2018. In order to facilitate this method of advising, the Transfer Office is requesting digital versions of up-to-date materials from the 12 undergraduate academic colleges.

NRE 390.003 Environmental Education

This course will provide students with persuasive theories and strategies for mass and interpersonal communication applied to environmental concerns, similar to public service campaigns. Students will also learn to use social media and marketing campaigns to identify, understand, and communicate with target audiences to gain support, inspire action, and ultimately achieve their environmental goal. This course is highly interactive, with the majority of the grade based on projects, discussions, and class participation.

NRE 390.002 Kentucky Master Naturalist

This course will provide students with a solid foundation for serving as part of a community of well-informed citizen volunteers with the goal of advancing education, research, and outreach efforts dedicated to the conservation and management of Kentucky's natural resource areas. Upon successful completion of the course, students will become certified Kentucky Master Naturalists (KYMN). During the course, students will volunteer a minimum of 40 hours with a local organization focused on natural resource conservation and management.

NRE 390.001 Intro to Urban and Community Forestry

This course will introduce students to core concepts related to urban and community forests. It seeks to provide a solid foundation in how trees in cities function, how they benefit communities, and how they can be better supported. This course will consist of an introduction to urban forests plus four modules: (1) Trees and tree health, (2) green infrastructure, planning, and design, (3) environmental education, and (4) urban forest impacts on health and wellness.

CHE 103 - UK Core & Summer 2018

CHE 103 (Chemistry for Health Professionals) was recently approve to be a UK Core (Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences) course starting Summer 2018.

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Courses in Anthropology

Please see the attached for all Anthropology Undergraduate courses for Fall 2018.

ANT 104 First Year Seminar: Culture, Health, and Development is restricted to students in the Fall 2018 cohort.

There will be three special topics courses:
ANT 351 Special Topics in Archaeology: South American Archaeology
ANT 353 (section 001) Special Topics in Physical/Biological Anthropology: Human Skeletal
ANT 353 (section 002) Special Topics in Physical/Biological Anthropology: Nutritional Anthropology

Chellgren Fellows Redesign - Nominate Your Students

The Chellgren Student Fellows Program is being redesigned to improve recruitment and preparation of UK undergraduate applicants for prestigious academic awards (e.g., Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Udall, Astronaut, Goldwater, Fulbright, etc.) and post-graduate success (e.g., acceptance into excellent graduate and professional programs).

Fall 2018 Course in Nutritional Anthropology

There is a new Special Topics in Anthropology course for Fall 2018—ANT 353-002, Nutritional Anthropology—which may be of interest to some of your students.

Approved Senate Transmittal from February 16, 2018

Good afternoon, everyone. The Senate web transmittal from February 16 has been approved due to lack of objection. The programs approved can be found at http://www.uky.edu/universitysenate/transmittals (click on the appropriate date). The courses that are in Curriculog can still be accessed by clicking on (in Curriculog) “Archived Agendas” and navigating to the Senate agenda for the appropriate date.

This transmittal included courses and programs from the colleges listed below.

 

Fall 2018 Undergraduate English Courses

See the attachment for English courses offered for undergraduates in Fall.

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