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Not Sure if UK is for You? Come “see blue.” for Yourself!

 Every year, high school juniors and seniors come to visit the University of Kentucky from all over the state, and from as far away as Atlanta and St. Louis.

They pile into buses for the long ride to Lexington, sometimes leaving home as early as 3 a.m. When they arrive, they're treated to a full day of activities on campus, starting with breakfast and continuing well into the afternoon. It's all part of a unique program called Come “see blue.” for Yourself, designed to motivate a desire in these students to become future Wildcats. 

K Book editorial board accepting applicants

Since 1901, groups of students have come together to construct the annual K Book.

Applications are being accepted for those interested in joining the K Book editorial board.

Phi Kappa Phi Offers Scholarships, Fellowships

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is coming up on its fourth birthday in April.  In that short period of time, the chapter has seen five UK students earn scholarship and fellowship awards from the national office, which each year distributes more than $700,000 to outstanding students, Phi Kappa Phi members and chapters.

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Online ‘Transfer Madness’ to Connect KCTCS Students to UK and Other Universities

Help is on the way for Kentucky college students interested in transferring their credits or associate degree to a four-year university. On Wednesday, March 6, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. EST, the state’s colleges and universities will host “Transfer Madness,” the first entirely online, statewide transfer fair where students can chat online with transfer advisors, search for scholarships, download materials and get questions answered.


Entrepreneurs Compete in Venture Challenge

University of Kentucky undergraduate and graduate student entrepreneur teams pitched their ideas for potential startup ventures during UK Venture Challenge Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Davis Marksbury Building

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UK Undergraduates Present Research at 'Posters-at-the-Capitol'

Fifteen undergraduate researchers from the University of Kentucky have been selected to present at the 2013 Posters-at-the-Capitol event today at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Ky. This event will host more than 200 student representatives from across the state displaying the results of their research and scholarly or creative work.

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New App for Pharmacy Students

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is the first pharmacy school in the nation to design an app to help students prepare for the national pharmacy board examination. Considering UK pharmacy students lead the nation in first-tie pass rates on the North American Pharmacist Licenseure Examination (NAPLEX) over the past 10 years, the app may be a popular one. 

This Week Is First Generation Week at UK

This week, the University of Kentucky will recognize a core group of students on campus, first generation (1G) students. First Generation Week will celebrate and reflect upon the enhanced efforts to recruit, support and empower first generation college students at UK.

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K Crew Applications Due 2/15/13

It could not be easier to register to be a part of this exhilarating experience known as K Week. The deadline is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Be a part of something bigger than yourself; be a part of the 2013 K Crew!

New Resource Center for Students

“The new resource center will give students easier access to the tools that they need to succeed at our institution and expose them to new resources," Dan O’Hair, interim senior vice provost for student success, said. "Our goal is to reach out to students in more innovative ways to help them be successful.”


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