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CHS Celebrates Graduation 2023

May 6, 2023

On Saturday, May 6, College of Health Sciences students participated in graduation ceremonies at Rupp Arena. 

We were there to chronicle all the fun. 

From starting off the day with coffees, to lining up and walking out to the arena, we followed our grads on their special day. 

THE WAY PODCAST: Episode 3, 'Using What You Got' with Casey Carter

May 3, 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Casey Carter grew up an only child in a single-parent home just off the University of South Carolina’s campus in Columbia, S.C.

Appalachian Center for Assitive Technology one of 3 new programs at Center for Excellence in Rural Health

April 11, 2023

'I did this because I wanted to — it helps people'

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

HAZARD, Ky. — Brian Wooton said there was no other place he'd rather spend his 18th birthday. 

CHS Celebrates Student Awards 2023

March 31, 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Scott Lephart, PhD and Dean of the College of Health Sciences, looked out over the crowd and smiled.

“Today, we’re honoring the most important people in our College,” he said. “Our students.”

Understanding Ramadan

March 22, 2023

5 Questions with … Dr. Syed Ali of the UK Muslim Affinity Group

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

For many worldwide, the Islamic month of Ramadan is associated only with fasting and prayer. But it is about so much more — especially for some faculty, staff and students here in the College of Health Sciences.  

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