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Gatton Students Win Big at Global Social Innovation Challenge

Students from UK's Gatton College recently demonstrated a winning way to bridge the social responsibility gap.

UK Freshman Awarded Critical Language Scholarship to Study Russian

Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that UK modern and classical languages/Russian studies and political science freshman Anna Wagner has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship.

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Winners Announced

This student-nominated award recognizes UK faculty members who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers, providing exceptional undergraduate research experiences, as well as supporting and promoting the undergraduate research initiatives on campus.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 9 From UK

UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that doctoral students Calah Ford and Lydia Hager and 2018 graduate Aaron Mueller have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, six other UK students were recognized by the NSF program. 

Fulbright Program Recognizes 5 UK Students

UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four recent UK graduates and one doctoral student have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to do research and teach abroad.

UK Graduate Wins Princeton in Asia Fellowship

Recent UK modern and classical languages/Chinese studies and international studies graduate Bridget Nicholas has been selected for a fellowship from the Princeton in Asia program. As part of the program, Nicholas will serve with China's Dunhuang Academy, which curates the Mogao grottoes and other cultural sites in the region.

Lewis Honors College Recognizes 276 Graduates With Medals Ceremony

The UK Lewis Honors College celebrated its first graduating class May 3 with a medals ceremony on campus.

Lexington Teacher, UK Grad to Compete in 'Jeopardy!' Teachers Tournament

Claire Bishop, a UK graduate, is one of 15 upcoming competitors on the long-running TV quiz show. The "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament starts airing tonight (May 7) on CBS.

Watch Live as UK Celebrates the Class of 2018

The University of Kentucky will honor its newest alumni today and Sunday at what will be the largest commencement in UK’s history. Watch live here as over 3,500 graduates participate in Friday and Sunday's ceremonies.

Graduating Senior Uses UK Research Experience to Eradicate Malaria

Following in his father’s footsteps, Esias Bedingar came to UK in 2014 from Chad, not knowing any English at all. Since then, he has founded a nonprofit to help eradicate malaria in his home country, conducts research in neurodegenerative diseases, and will graduate with a degree in public health before attending Harvard University this fall.

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