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2018 Breathitt Lecture to Explore Dynamics Between Rationality and Morality

UK philosophy junior Beau Revlett has been selected to deliver the 24th annual Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at William T. Young Library. Revlett’s free public lecture will explore how multidisciplinary approaches to deciding what is good or rational may be beneficial to society.

Lewis Honors College to Host Talk on Why ‘30 is Not the New 20’

Author and psychologist Meg Jay will discuss adult development and the power of the 20-something years at a talk next Tuesday, March 27.

UK Art Museum Honors 'Inspired' Chef, Alumna

With the recent announcement that “Top Chef” will film its next season in Kentucky, food lovers around the country are figuring out what Kentuckians have known for years — the Commonwealth’s food scene is thriving. The state’s vibrant culinary landscape is due in part to quality local ingredients and a wealth of creative chefs and restaurateurs, none more important than UK alumna Ouita Michel, a James Beard Foundation Award nominee multiple times as Outstanding Restaurateur and Best Chef Southeast.

UK Joins Forces with Forté Foundation to Help Women College Students Become Career Ready

By joining more than 25 sponsoring schools of the Forté Foundation’s Rising Star Initiative, UK will offer women undergraduates of all majors the opportunity to develop skills in five critical "career ready" areas—career exploration, personal branding, job searching, networking and professional values.

A Passion for Science Earns UK Junior Astronaut Scholarship, NIH Internship

A desire to become a physician-scientist has led UK biology junior Joshua Preston to not only excel in the classroom and lab, but also garner one of the nation’s most coveted STEM scholarships as well as entry into several undergraduate research programs during his college studies.

11 UK Art Students Take Awards at Carey Ellis Show

Eleven UK art students were recognized during the Carey Ellis Juried Student Show in December.

UK Archaeologist Serves as Fulbright Specialist in Croatia

UK archaeologist Paolo Visonà, adjunct associate professor in the School of Art and Visual Studies and part-time instructor in Lewis Honors College, recently served as a Fulbright Specialist at Croatia’s University of Rijeka and University of Zadar, where he shared his expertise of the monetary circulation in this area of the Adriatic before the Roman conquest.

UK Sophomore Named to SEC Student Music Ensemble for Football Championship Weekend

The 2017 SEC Football Championship weekend will feature the return of the SEC Student Music Ensemble showcasing the talents of six music students from the conference schools, including saxophone performance sophomore Kirby Davis, of Greenville, Kentucky.

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