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.
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.
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 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.
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.