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Honors Alumni Q&A with Amanda Higgins '07

Dr. Amanda L. Higgins is the Community Engagement Administrator for the Kentucky Historical Society who graduated from UK Honors in 2007, majoring in history. Learn a thing or five about her by reading her answers to our questions! 

Appalachian Center, Lewis Honors College to Host Screening, Discussion of ‘Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence’

“Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence” will be available to the UK community and the public to watch March 17-24. In addition to the film, a Q&A session and discussion will take place 3-4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, on Zoom,

Honors Alumni Q&A with Carla Curtsinger ‘85

Carla Curtsinger is a self-employed communications consultant who graduated from UK Honors in 1985, majoring in broadcast/multimedia journalism and minoring in political science. Learn a thing or five about Carla by reading her answers to our questions! 

UK Theatre Students, Faculty Represent at Kennedy Center Regional Festival and Present Virtual Season

Work by several students and faculty from the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance was recognized at the virtual Region 4 Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival Feb. 4–7, 2021.   

How UK Students Use Their iPads

In its third year of the program, the Smart Campus Initiative has provided incoming, first-year students with an iPad Air, Apple Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil. Currently, more than 12,000 UK-issued iPads are on campus being used by freshmen, sophomores, faculty and staff. 

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.

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