Showcase to spotlight 500 students’ research

Each spring, the Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars brings together undergraduates from all disciplines, their faculty mentors and members of the community. This year features 500 students and 330 presentations representing 66 disciplines and 18 colleges.

UK senior named prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholar

Kayli Bolton was awarded one of only 23 Gates Cambridge Scholarships presented nationally to students hoping to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.

Gaines Center names 12 new scholars

The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for Humanities has selected 12 exceptional undergraduates as new scholars for the university's Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 academic years.

Women Making History: UK researcher works to preserve collective memory of WWI

Pearl James, Ph.D., studies what some scholars call a “Twilight Zone of History,” a moment between what’s passed down through family memory and what’s accessible through historical texts. Her research focus is on war studies, war literature and war film with an emphasis on World War I.

2 outstanding undergraduates selected for UK’s Beckman Scholars SUCCESS Program

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation’s Beckman Scholars Program is a 15-month mentored research experience for exceptional undergraduate students in chemistry, biological sciences and interdisciplinary combinations.

2023-24 Undergraduate Research Ambassador application now open

The UK Undergraduate Research Ambassadors program is a leadership opportunity for undergraduates who are passionate about promoting undergraduate research and helping other undergraduates find their path.

Nominations open for Lewis Honors College Founding Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence in Honors Education

Two $500 awards will be given once per academic year to be announced at the Lewis Honors College Medal Ceremony. A Lewis lecturer whose department home is the Lewis Honors College will be the recipient of one award, while the other one will be given to a member of the Honors faculty or any faculty member who teaches an Honors section or supervises Honors students doing research or an independent study.

Welcome New Lewis Honors College Faculty!

Four new faculty will join Lewis Honors College teaching classes including creative writing, business-related topics, media influence, and nontraditional research methods.

Lewis Honors College, Patterson School simulation gives students in-depth knowledge of US-China relations

The simulation participants emphasized U.N.-moderated dialogue between the U.S. and China. In addition to strengthening trust between the two nations, students also focused on reducing the threat of nuclear escalation, green energy and cultural exchange.