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Honors Alumni Q&A with James R. Halladay '76

James Halladay is a rubber chemist who graduated from UK Honors in 1976, majoring in physics. Learn a thing or five about him by reading his answers to our questions!

Lewis Honors Students Plant 1,200 Trees, Help Restore Appalachian Forest

The service-learning field trip was part of Kenton Sena’s Honors course, “The Ecology of Middle-earth.”

Honors Alumni Q&A with Jack Challis '04

Jack Challis is the VP of US Operations at Lucence who graduated from UK Honors in 2004, majoring in mathematics and physics. Learn a thing or five about him by reading his answers to our questions!

Gaines Center for the Humanities Names 12 New Scholars for 2021

The Gaines Fellowship is presented in recognition of outstanding academic performance, demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, an interest in public issues and a desire to enhance understanding of the human condition through the humanities.

Gaines Center’s Breathitt Lecture to Examine Using Space to Give Voice to Emotions Surrounding Displacement

Emily Andreasson, a University of Kentucky interiors and French and Francophone studies senior and Lewis Honors College member from Williamsburg, Michigan, has been selected to deliver the 26th Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities beginning 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, on Zoom. Andreasson’s lecture will focus on use of space for expression and healing brought on by displacement.

Blood Drive on UK's Campus March 29-April 2 to Address Urgent Need

Kentucky Blood Center, which is the sole provider of blood products to UK Healthcare and 70+ other Kentucky hospitals, has seen a significant increase in blood usage at area hospitals. Coupled with fewer mobile blood drives than normal due to the pandemic and decreased high school and college blood drive events, the nonprofit is urging local citizens to donate blood as soon as they can.

Honors Alumni Q&A with Amanda Higgins '07

Dr. Amanda L. Higgins is the Community Engagement Administrator for the Kentucky Historical Society who graduated from UK Honors in 2007, majoring in history. Learn a thing or five about her by reading her answers to our questions! 

Appalachian Center, Lewis Honors College to Host Screening, Discussion of ‘Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence’

“Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence” will be available to the UK community and the public to watch March 17-24. In addition to the film, a Q&A session and discussion will take place 3-4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, on Zoom,

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