Announcement of our new Director of Philanthropy Angelica Prekopa

Angelica Prekopa

Dean Christian Brady and Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy Don Witt are pleased to announce Angelica Prekopa as the new Director of Philanthropy for the Lewis Honors College.

5 students selected as Sustainability Summer Research Fellows

The Sustainability Research Fellowship is a collaborative program with a goal to support and promote sustainability-related undergraduate research endeavors. The program launched in 2014 and has since supported 48 undergraduates.

Great Teachers 2023: Kenton Sena helps Lewis Honors students cultivate a curiosity for learning

Kenton Sena, Ph.D., a lecturer in the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College, is one of this year’s Great Teacher Award recipients. He joined the UK faculty in 2018 and teaches courses on forest restoration ecology, environmental science and literature of the environment. 

Sally Foster provides advice for employers and recent graduates

Sally Foster

For WalletHub's article, "2023's Best & Worst Places to Start a Career," Assistant Dean for Student Engagement and Center for Personal Development Director Sally Foster shared her perspectives.

Lewis Honors’ Laura Bryan named to APA Board of Educational Affairs

American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs is the leading scientific and professional psychology organization in the U.S. with over 146,000 members.

1st cohort of UKinSPIRE fellows to pursue international research projects

UKinSPIRE has seven fellows in the first internally funded cohort of projects partnering UK faculty with international collaborators.

Lewis Honors College Professor Continues Award-Winning Year!

Kenton Sena

Dr. Kenton Sena received the 2023 American Society of Reclamation Sciences Richard I. and Lela M. Barnhisel Reclamation Researcher of the Year Award.


20 students awarded CURE Fellowships

The CURE Fellowship program empowers undergraduates to become leaders for their respective communities by providing opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills through research within six of UK’s Research Priority Areas.

4 Wildcats named Fulbrights

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four students have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to travel abroad to teach, study or pursue research for the 2023-24 academic year.

Physics graduate finds lifelong passion for research at UK

“I can solidly say that research is something that I can see myself doing for the rest of my life," said Gabija Ziemyte, a Lewis Honors student and Chellgren Student Fellow who majored in physics and mathematics with an English minor in the College of Arts and Sciences.