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Watch Live: UK December 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

The UK December Commencement Ceremonies will begin 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, in Rupp Arena. Watch live as more than 1,200 graduates walk across the stage and become UK alumni.

11 UK Student Artists Take Awards at 2018 Open Studio

Eleven UK art students were recipients of awards totaling almost $14,000 during the 2018 Carey Ellis Juried Student Show.

UK Grad Has a Passion for Intercultural Education, Empowering Others

Kendall Hitch has spent her time at UK advocating for human rights and education, teaching English, and empowering people all around the world. She will graduate this Friday with a degree in political science from the UK College of Arts and Sciences and the Lewis Honors College.

December 2018 Commencement Speakers Announced

Kelsey Allmon, a graduate student in the UK Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, and Kendall Hitch, a political science major in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, have been selected to deliver the student speeches at the December Commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 14.

UK Grad Selected for Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that 2018 modern and classical languages/Chinese studies and international studies graduate Bridget Nicholas, of Covington, Kentucky, will receive one of only 30 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships.

College of Design Professor Pens New Books

UK College of Design faculty member Gregory Luhan has edited, authored or co-authored four new books set for release this fall and upcoming spring.

Two UK Students Bring Home Gold Following Research Competitions

Last week, UK graduate and undergraduate students competed in the final rounds of the inaugural 5-Minute Fast Track Research Competition and the 3-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), academic competitions that cultivates students’ presentation and research communication skills, and challenges students to describe their research in a short period of time.

Lyman T. Johnson Awards Announced

The 28th annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards honoring students and alumni were announced recently.

Wildcats Get Curious About Curiosity

Join the UK campus community for an afternoon of curiosity with “Curiosity Matters: Why Ask Why?” 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Gatton Student Center Ballroom. The afternoon will include a Curiosity Fair followed by small group discussions, brainstorming and idea generation.

UK Senior Wins Astronaut Scholarship, Brooke Owens Fellowship

UK biology and neuroscience senior Esther Putman, of Lexington, is having an out of this world year. This summer, she was named one of 50 recipients of a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. In addition, Putman was one of 40 recipients of a Brooke Owens Fellowship, which matches its fellows with paid summer internships in the aviation and space industry.

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