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UK's START Program Offers High Schoolers STEM Education, Experience

Lordina Mensah, Aliya Perrin and Jeanne Alexandre are START apprentices graduating from STEAM Academy in Lexington this weekend. The UK START Program provides authentic research training to underrepresented STEM students, from middle school through graduate school, and strengthens the STEM community through wider student engagement and support.

'Behind the Blue': Spring Graduate Spotlights

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," we spotlight three graduates to talk about their time at UK, the memories they’ll take with them and how they’re prepared to move ahead and make the most of what they’ve learned.

Inaugural Honors Rising Leaders Cohort Completes 1st Semester of Programming

This group of 14 served as the pilot for the program and has helped to shape the trajectory of the program and chart the themes most important to them.

UK Junior to Participate in Research Internship Program in Germany

UK junior Gretchen Ruschman has been selected to participate in the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program through the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD).

Students Organize 1st ‘Neuroscience Gala’ at UK in Honor of Former Advisor

It started as an idea during the 2021 spring semester. The goal behind the idea being discussed by the student group, Minority Students in Neuroscience, was to bring together all neuroscience majors, faculty and staff for an event celebrating the study they all love and enjoy.

Wildcat Wednesday: Through Support and Determination, UK Grad Shows What's Wildly Possible

As someone who thought their dream was lost just a few years back, Supriya Challa hopes that others will learn from her story and see that through support and determination, the wildly possible is always possible.

UK’s 2022 Sullivan Award Winners Serve Children, Immigrants, Students and Others in Need

The Sullivan Award is bestowed each year on two graduating seniors and one citizen who has a connection to the university. This year’s Sullivan Award student winners are Riley Gaines and Dean Farmer. James “Jim” Richardson is the citizen award recipient.

UK Sophomore Isha Chauhan Named Goldwater Scholar

The Goldwater Scholarship is the preeminent undergraduate award of its kind in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and mathematics.

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