Sustainability bloggers

When asked to become involved in UK's living learning community Greenhouse, Carmen Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E., saw a wonderful opportunity to continue to meld all of these things she loves. While brainstorming ideas for Greenhouse, she read a book called No Impact Man by Colin Beavan. "The book resonated with me in that the author, who recognized that his political and environmental views were not in line with how he was living his life, decided to make a lifestyle change – and in a big way.

Holiday Breakfast December 8

The Social Committee has announced that the Department's Holiday Breakfast will be held December 8 at 9am in the Good Barn. Please sign up in the front office by Thursday, December 4. Volunteers will be needed to help with cooking, set-up, and clean-up. 

The Department will also be sponsoring a door decorating contest. Cast your vote for the best holiday door by December 5; the winner will be announced at the Holiday Breakfast.

Graduate recruitment dates set for February 6-7

The Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) is pleased to announce that it will host a Graduate Student Recruitment Weekend February 6 – February 7, 2015. Over the course of the weekend potential students will meet with faculty, tour the department, see UK’s campus, visit with current graduate students and explore Lexington. Visit our recruitment page for more details.


Don Colliver appointed director of IAC

September 23, 2014 — Don Colliver has been appointed the new director of the Kentucky Industrial Assessment Center. The KIAC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and is one of 23 IACs which are located at universities around the U.S. Larry Holloway, Chair of UK Electrical and Computer Engineering, was the previous KIAC director.