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.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 11 UK Students, Alums

UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that seven doctoral students and alumni have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, and four more students have been recognized.

For Scottie Day, 'No Bigger Honor' Than Caring for Kentucky's Children

A native of Eastern Kentucky and a two-time UK alum, Dr. Scottie Day practiced medicine all over the U.S. before returning home to serve as physician-in-chief at Kentucky Children's Hospital.

Alumnus Creates Fund to Support International Students From Africa

Esias Bedingar also wants to make sure fellow international students have the opportunity to achieve their own ambitious goals. In partnership with UK, he has launched the Esias K. Bedingar Fund to provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students from Africa.