UK Women in the News

"You have to imagine it possible before you can see something.  You can have evidence right in front of you, but if you can't imagine something that has never existed before, it's impossible."

-Rita Dove

Here is a brief list of some of the many news articles that feature UK women.  This page will be updated frequently, so check back often.

Please email Jayme Ware ( if you have articles to add.


UK Women in the News

"I'm really looking forward to the opportunity to advance the society by providing a platform conducive for training and sharing of knowledge, in the hopes of finding a cure for people with traumatic brain injuries"

“NINR-funded research is critically important today more than ever as we experience shifts in lifestyle and demographics in the U.S."

"[T]he book 'talks about the unique strengths that being LGBTQ can engender, including looking at relationships differently, having compassion for other oppressed groups based on our own 'outsider' status, and using the introspection that comes from the necessary self-understanding about your sexual orientation or gender identification to be true to yourself in all ways.'"

​"In the U.S.S.R., we were allowed one X-ray per patient per week"

“The University of Kentucky enabled me to take advantage of a number of opportunities to learn and grow.”

"This is a really special moment for our program.”

"To this interim position, Susan brings a wealth of experience and a history of building successful partnerships, collaborations and programs."

​"When I see a patient and the exoskeleton - and all the time that it took to be trained - and you see their faces - I have no words to describe that"

  • Carol Jordan, Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women

"[T]he office is an ideal return to the policy arena in which a great deal of my career has been invested.”​

"UK College of Education faculty, staff and students are eager to have a new and innovative space for the children we serve that will match the quality of this vital program."

"[S]eeing Dr. Collett set goals and achieve so much, I knew that I could also aspire to do great things in my life."

With performances praised as “excellent” and “elegantly rendered” by the New York Times, Marchioni has performed in Europe, South America, Asia and throughout the U.S.

"We are interested in promoting the next generation of scholars who will conduct research in the area of violence against women."

"It is through serving others that I have been able to find myself and my passion."

"Ashley is an exemplary undergraduate student and has obtained some exciting results from her research here at the UK College of Pharmacy."

"I believe that nothing should hold a person back from their dreams, so I try to take every opportunity that I can to make them happen."

"We know that people who are obese are dying of cardiovascular conditions, but right now we need to do more work to understand the exact mechanisms by which obesity influences cardiovascular health."

"I feel very honored to receive this award, but most important, I feel that this is another great opportunity for UK's name to be known by the more than 2,000 attendees from higher education institutions around the world."

A key player in the team that makes campus beautiful is Bedia Collins. 

"It is interesting to me to question why something is happening and discover the answers that will contribute to future learning."

"UK has something for everybody, and I think that's what really drew me to the school."