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5 Lewis Honors Students Receive Top Honors

Winners for the five annual honors awards were announced at a ceremony last month. The awards include the Raymond Betts Crystal Award, the Diachun Award, the Leadership Award, the Diachun Scholar Award and the Evans Scholar Award. 

UK Libraries Recognizes 2 Undergrads for Gen Z Activism, COVID Mental Health Scholarship

UK Libraries is proud to recognize Lewis Honors College freshman Isha Chauhan and dance freshman Haley Shaver with the 2021 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship. This award recognizes exceptional, original scholarship and excellent research conducted by UK undergraduates making substantive use of UK Libraries’ collections, services and resources.

UK Wins 1st USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championship at VHT International

UK earned its first championship title at the 2021 edition of the VHT International at the Virginia Horse Center. This year, the team sent a record number of riders to the event.

2 Kentucky Wildcats Awarded Fulbrights

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that two recent UK graduates have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to travel abroad to teach, study or pursue research for the 2021-22 academic year.

CI Produces UK Students’ New Podcast 'Breaking the Boundary'

University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information is producing a new podcast pioneered by UK students Trace Williams, Michael Morgan and Trevor Payne. The podcast emphasizes the need to shift the focus of unsolved global issues to a solution-oriented approach.

UK Grad Selected for Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

Recent graduate Abigail Edwards will travel to Japan this fall to serve as an assistant language teacher through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

2021 Ken Freedman Outstanding Advisors Named

Awardees in all categories are nominated by the UK Advising Network for the Region 3 and National NACADA (academic advising association) awards. 

Honors Alumni Q&A with Lisa Catron Ernst '86

Lisa Ernst is a 1986 UK Honors graduate, who currently serves as Senior Vice President, Research & Development, Oral Care and Health Care Sector at The Procter & Gamble Company. Learn a thing or five about her by reading her answers to our questions! 

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