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Lewis Honors College Celebrates Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners

For its 2021 Lyman T. Johnson Award recipients, the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College selected alumna Tracy Drain to receive the Torch of Excellence Award and current Honors student Khari Gardner to receive the Torch Bearer Award. 

'Behind the Blue': Importance of Honors at a Public Research University

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," Christian Brady discusses his book, his scholarship, what he loves about honors education at a public research university and his new administrative role.

Lyman T. Johnson Award Winners Announced; Virtual Presentation Planned for Monday

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Lyman T. Johnson African American Alumni Group, in partnership with the UK Office for Institutional Diversity, will host the 30th annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer and Torch of Excellence awards via Facebook Live at noon Monday, Feb. 1.

Undergraduate Researchers Receive Oswald Research and Creativity Awards

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research recently recognized and awarded 13 students.

UK’s Chimene Ntakarutimana Named Marshall Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards announced Monday that 2020 psychology, sociology and Lewis Honors College graduate Chimene Ntakarutimana has been named a 2021 Marshall Scholar. The scholarship will finance two years of graduate study for her at an institution of her choice in the United Kingdom.

UK Rhodes Scholarship Finalist to Join Google

Graduating computer science and Lewis Honors College senior Kyra Seevers will embark on another exciting new chapter in her life as she takes a position at Google’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus.

18 UK Student Artists Take Honors at 2020 Carey Ellis Awards Ceremony

At the end of each fall semester, University of Kentucky School of Art and Visual Studies celebrates its best and brightest young artists as part of the Carey Ellis Juried Student Show and awards ceremony presented at the school’s annual visual art celebration, Open Studio. While this fall looks different due to the pandemic, the school was still able to honor this year’s 18 winners with an online ceremony held Nov. 20.

'Finding the Good Life Through Great Books': Lewis Honors to Host Karen Swallow Prior

The purpose of the Lewis Honors College Speaker Series is to better prepare the Lewis Honors College students for the challenges and opportunities of life by covering topics including self-awareness, personal values, character development, leadership, critical thinking, decision-making, financial literacy, career planning, success and happiness; and to educate the Lewis Honors College students regarding the American values of individual liberty, free enterprise, personal responsibility, faith, family, patriotism, intellectual diversity, community engagement and civic responsibility.

33rd Annual Big Blue Crush is Nov. 16-20

The Cats beat the Vols on the field this season; now it’s time for University of Kentucky fans to roll up their sleeves and use their lifesaving powers to help Kentucky Blood Center beat Tennessee’s Medic Regional Blood Center in the 33rd annual Big Blue Crush blood drive event.

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