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Kirwan Prize, Sturgill Award Presented to Outstanding Faculty

uknow gradschool - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 8:00am
Two UK faculty members were honored for their outstanding contributions to teaching and scholarship at the 2018 Provost Awards ceremony held April 19.

The Courageous, the Determined, the Inspiring: Heroes of UK

uknow gradschool - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 8:00am
In the real world, heroes aren’t created by gamma ray experiments gone wrong, or specially engineered super-suits, or radioactive spider bites. Over the next two weeks, we'll be sharing just a few of the many stories of heroism, courage, determination and perseverance from UK students and faculty -- and one very clever dog.

#IAmAWomanInSTEM to Host Week of Celebration

uknow gradschool - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 8:00am
The student organization #IAmAWomanInSTEM, which encourages female undergraduate students to pursue and persist in STEM majors, will host four events April 17-20.

Taking Research to the Front Lines: Why UK Researchers are Studying Firefighter Fitness

uknow gradschool - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 8:00am
Police officers, firefighters and military personnel face daunting physical obstacles while on the job, often coupled with intense mental stress.

Keeping the Spark Alive in Long-term Relationships

uknow gradschool - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:00am
Research by UK's Kristen Mark brings decades of findings together to help researchers, clinicians and couples understand where the science stands on maintaining desire in long-term relationships.

Diversity Initiatives Event Slated March 30

uknow gradschool - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 8:00am
The UK Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives will host a “Professional Development Colloquium: Learn. Engage. Advance. Persist” on Friday, March 30, at The 90. The colloquium is open to all UK graduate and undergraduate students.

Four Graduate Students Named Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Scholars

uknow gradschool - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:00am
Four UK graduate students have been chosen to be 2018 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) Diversity Scholars.

Caltech Physicist to Deliver Public Lecture on Quantum Computing

uknow gradschool - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:00am
The talk, “Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier,” will take place 4:15 p.m. Friday, April 6, in the Jacobs Science Building auditorium. The talk is jointly sponsored by the UK Department of Physics and Astronomy, the UK Department of Computer Science and the UK Graduate School.

New Social Justice Book Club Discusses 'The Hate U Give'

uknow gradschool - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:00am
Free copies of "The Hate U Give" are available while supplies last, and the Social Justice Book Club discussion will take place April 3.

'Pressing' Exhibit Gives Voice to Survivors of Rape, Abuse

uknow gradschool - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 8:00am
UK art studio graduate student Madison Cowles Serna's MFA thesis show, "Pressing," which gives voice to survivors of rape and abuse, will host a Gallery Hop reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 16, at Bolivar Art Gallery.  

Here for a Purpose: Doctoral Student Makes Economic Change in Haiti

uknow gradschool - Wed, 03/14/2018 - 8:00am
UK doctoral student from Benin, West Africa, Sheila Sagbo recently played a primary role as a research specialist on a policy analysis matrix project in Haiti.

UK Statistics’ Pittard Receives Award From ASA

uknow gradschool - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 8:00am
Melissa Pittard, a senior lecturer in the UK College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Statistics, was honored for her talk about how her students create video presentations to explain statistical problems to the class.

Symposium on Politics and Aesthetics Taking Abstract Submissions From Students Through March 16

uknow gradschool - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 3:00pm
UK Student Organization for Art History will present its first symposium, “Politics and Aesthetics: An Interdisciplinary View,” later this year. UK students across several fields of study are encouraged to submit abstracts for the symposium through March 16, 2018.

Teachers Career Fair Slated March 27

uknow gradschool - Fri, 03/09/2018 - 9:00am
Looking for job teaching in Kentucky? Employers from public and private K-12 schools, educational nonprofits and other education industry employers will be at the Education Career Fair on March 27.

UK Graduate Student Begins Work to Improve Global Health

uknow gradschool - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 8:00am
During Spring Break, Trey Cardwell will begin his experience sharing public health information with a global audience.

UK Phi Kappa Phi Info Session on Fellowships to be Held March 7

uknow gradschool - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:00am
An opportunity to learn more about some exciting Phi Kappa Phi fellowship and scholarship opportunities is coming up this Wednesday, March 7, at UK.

UK Students Continue to Demonstrate Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

uknow gradschool - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:00am
Entrepreneurial thinking and innovation are thriving at UK.

UK Phi Kappa Phi Info Session on Fellowships to be Held March 7

uknow gradschool - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:00am
An opportunity to learn more about some exciting Phi Kappa Phi fellowship and scholarship opportunities is coming up this Wednesday, March 7, at UK.

UK Students Continue to Demonstrate Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

uknow gradschool - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:00am
Entrepreneurial thinking and innovation are thriving at UK.

Alumnus Greg Parks Focuses on His Writing, Civil Rights

uknow gradschool - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 9:00am
Having authored or edited more than 10 scholarly books and many articles, alumnus Gregory S. Parks often focuses on issues dealing with diversity on university campuses in the United States.

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