The mission of the Lewis Honors College is to better the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the world by helping students to explore their purpose, develop intellectually, and lead with integrity.


New UK startup seeks to turn US trash into Kentucky treasure

Jack Groppo, Zebulon Hart and Lucas Bertucci are co-founders of Verdant Beneficiated Resources, a critical materials recovery company. Their mission: Turn the millions of tons of refuse generated across the nation each year, including electronics waste, into a new Kentucky industry.

Lucas Bertucci

Call for posters: UK Sustainability announces research poster competition

Students can present their posters during the UK Sustainability Showcase from 5-7 p.m. in the atrium of the Healthy Kentucky Research Building (HKRB) on Sept. 27. The submission deadline is Monday, Sept. 18.

2023 Research Ambassadors

26 students selected for Undergraduate Research Ambassador program

The program’s mission is to increase awareness and create opportunities for students to actively engage in research. Ambassadors must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential and be involved in mentored research.

Chellgren Center names 34 new fellows, 5 endowed professorships, 3 faculty fellows

The Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence has recently named 34 new fellows, five endowed professorships and three faculty fellows. With a mission to advance the University of Kentucky's commitment to student excellence, teaching excellence and program excellence, the center works toward that mission through these three programs. 

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