2023 Oswald Research and Creativity Competition winners announced

Established in 1964 by then-President John Oswald, the Oswald Research and Creativity Competition encourages undergraduate research and creative activities across all fields of study.

Lewis Honors College students expand UK’s health care education reach into rural populations

Jackson Miller and Ethan Morgan, former Marshall County High School classmates and now best friends and roommates at the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College, first arrived in Lexington feeling a bit overwhelmed of all the opportunities available to them UK.

UK’s Early Action application deadline for undergraduate admission is Dec. 1

Students who want to be considered for competitive and academic scholarships and the Lewis Honors College should apply by 11:59 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 1. The Regular Decision application deadline is Feb. 15. 

4th annual research expo offers research connections for UK undergraduates

With more than 35 programs participating, the Research + Creative Experience Expo will offer a variety of resources and information while bringing research mentors and programs seeking applicants together with interested students to learn about available opportunities.

Beckman Scholars share success, invite undergrads to learn about prestigious program

Two undergraduate students in chemistry, biological sciences and associated interdisciplinary combinations are selected for the UK Beckman Scholars Program. The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation funds 15 months of mentored research for the scholars.

10 students selected as 5-Minute Fast Track research finalists

Finalists will present their research in five minutes in front of a panel of judges and a live audience using only a single static slide. This challenges students to develop their academic, presentation and research communication skills while also allowing them to showcase their research in a captivating way.

Are you a curious cat? UK, Lexington communities invited to 5th annual Curiosity Fair

The Curiosity Fair consists of “curiosity stations” created by students, staff and faculty that showcase short demos or concepts that they are passionate about in their classes, fields, research or organizations.

UK 2023 Homecoming royalty crowned

Lewis Honors College students Princess Magor Agbozo, of Ghana, West Africa, and Joshua Griffith, of Greenup, Kentucky, were crowned the 2023 University of Kentucky Homecoming queen and king during the halftime ceremonies at the UK vs. Missouri Homecoming football game at Kroger Field Saturday night.

UK Honors alumna wins 2023 Alumni Global Impact Award

Christine Elder

At the Global Impact Award reception held on October 4, Ambassador Christine Elder ’89 accepted the 2023 Alumni Global Impact Award for recognition of her outstanding career. She is one of six awardees who were recognized with Global Impact Awards in six different categories.

Lewis Colloquium to feature author David Sloan Wilson Oct. 18

During Wilson’s talk titled “Generalized Darwinism: A New Paradigm for Positive Cultural Change," he will share how evolution’s survival of the fittest theory has moved from a presumption of selfishness toward a model that prioritizes social cooperation. The event will be held Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. in the Lewis Scholars Lounge.