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‘You Can Do Hard Things’

February 22, 2024

Baez Honored as Young Alumni Award Winner

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

Shelby Baez knew she wanted a career in athletic training when she was in high school. But originally, she thought she was going to contribute to Good Morning America.

As a four-sport athlete growing up in Fayetteville, N.C., (that’s basketball, softball, volleyball and cross country, if you’re curious) she originally thought she may be a journalist, then go to law school and be a political correspondent for GMA.  

UK Health Sciences student reflects on connection to Tuskegee syphilis study

February 12, 2024

Cori will graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in human health sciences, pre-athletic training. She plans to continue her education by attaining a doctorate of physical therapy. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo


CHS Hosts YMCA Black Achievers Healthcare Cluster

February 9, 2024

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

In late January, the YMCA Black Achievers Healthcare cluster visited the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences. Faculty and current CHS students shared information about their available programs in healthcare and STEM.

'Black Has Meaning' — UK Honors Black History Month

January 31, 2024

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2024) — February marks the start of Black History Month — a time dedicated to recognizing the achievements, contributions and rich heritage of Black Americans throughout history. 

Groundbreaking ceremony held for UK Health Education Building

October 27, 2023

By Kristi Willett and Ryan Clark
CHS Contributors

Second CHS SoTL Faculty Learning Community Begins Wednesday

September 18, 2023

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

“This is where you engage with each other, and learn from and with each other,” said Janine Bartley, PhD, CCC-SLP, and assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with the UK community

September 15, 2023

By Ja'Mahl McDaniel 

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2023) — For more than 30 years, the United States has recognized Sept. 15 as the start of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. 

DEI Hosts Welcome Back with Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives

August 30, 2023

On Tuesday, the College of Health Sciences' Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion hosted a welcome back event with the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives.

Revisiting the Top 5 CHS Stories of the Year (So Far) ...

July 24, 2023

Here at the CHS News Desk, we love a good list. And we also love a good ranking. 

So what better time to revisit some of our biggest stories than now? We're halfway through the calendar year, so we had our biggest brains put together a list of the five stories that have been most read (and most viewed, and most clicked on) by you, our faithful audience, so far in 2023. 

CSD in Belize: After Studying Abroad Over Winter Break, Group Plans on Return Trip

July 21, 2023

13 Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty, staff and students travel to Belize to help country’s children

By Ryan Clark
CHS Communications Director

For many in the College of Health Sciences, breaks in the academic calendar — be they Spring, Winter, Fall or other holidays — seem to be utilized to help others, whenever possible.