Esias Bedingar also wants to make sure fellow international students have the opportunity to achieve their own ambitious goals. In partnership with UK, he has launched the Esias K. Bedingar Fund to provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students from Africa.
UK equine science and management and animal sciences graduate Julie Witt has been named one of this year's 12 recipients of the Godolphin Flying Start scholarship, a prestigious two-year thoroughbred industry management and leadership program. Witt is one of only two participants selected from the U.S.
Aside from critical thinking skills such as rational thinking, forming hypotheses and executing hypothetical tests, students in BIO 199 are given the chance to gain practical experience geared toward solving real-life problems. One of these scenarios is on the topic of drug and alcohol addiction.
Last week, the UK Advising Network hosted the Ken Freedman Day of Recognition, with a luncheon sponsored by Student and Academic Life, honoring advisors for their work during the previous academic semester.
The UK Libraries Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship recognizes exceptional, original scholarship and excellent research conducted by UK undergraduates making substantive and creative use of the UK Libraries’ collections, services and resources.
In 24 hours, UK received $1,068,758 from 3,262 gifts, including 450 gifts from first-time donors and nearly 600 gifts from faculty and staff — according to Sarah Fitzgerald, associate director of annual giving.