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Student Researcher Changes Way Philosopher's Work is Interpreted

When Dealla Samadi took advantage of an internship opportunity with UK Libraries, little did she know that her research would send her on a journey across the ocean to an amazing discovery.

"An American Marriage" is This Year's Common Reading Experience

All incoming students are encouraged to read Tayari Jones’ novel An American Marriage for discussion at Lewis Launch.

UK Solar Car Team has Record-Breaking Success at Formula Sun Grand Prix

The University of Kentucky Solar Car Team, a student-led organization in the College of Engineering, has record-breaking success at a national competition ⁠— earning their highest finish since 2009.

Lewis Honors College Awards 2 Outstanding Students With Top Honors

Meghana Kudrimoti and Rachel Lietzow were honored with the Diachun Scholar Award and the Evans Scholar Award.

1st Phase of iPad Deployment Completed at "see blue." U Orientations

Last week, "see blue." U Orientation came to an end, and students from across the country made their way home from the University of Kentucky with new iPad Air computers, part of UK's new Smart Campus digital strategy.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 12 UK Students, Alums

UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that seven doctoral students and alumni have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, and five more students have been recognized.

For Scottie Day, 'No Bigger Honor' Than Caring for Kentucky's Children

A native of Eastern Kentucky and a two-time UK alum, Dr. Scottie Day practiced medicine all over the U.S. before returning home to serve as physician-in-chief at Kentucky Children's Hospital.

Alumnus Creates Fund to Support International Students From Africa

Esias Bedingar also wants to make sure fellow international students have the opportunity to achieve their own ambitious goals. In partnership with UK, he has launched the Esias K. Bedingar Fund to provide financial support to undergraduate and graduate students from Africa.

UK Graduate Off to 'Flying Start' in Horse Industry

UK equine science and management and animal sciences graduate Julie Witt has been named one of this year's 12 recipients of the Godolphin Flying Start scholarship, a prestigious two-year thoroughbred industry management and leadership program. Witt is one of only two participants selected from the U.S.

UK Neuroscience Professor Shapes the Minds of Tomorrow With Hands-on Lab Experience

Aside from critical thinking skills such as rational thinking, forming hypotheses and executing hypothetical tests, students in BIO 199 are given the chance to gain practical experience geared toward solving real-life problems. One of these scenarios is on the topic of drug and alcohol addiction.

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