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Troy Squires Named 2018 Senior CLASS Award Winner

uknow gradschool - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 8:00am
A tremendous national honor for the all-around efforts and achievements of UK Baseball's Troy Squires.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 9 From UK

uknow gradschool - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 8:00am
UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that doctoral students Calah Ford and Lydia Hager and 2018 graduate Aaron Mueller have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, six other UK students were recognized by the NSF program. 

UK Adds 5 New Degrees

uknow gradschool - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 8:00am
If approved by the Council on Postsecondary Education, UK will offer five new degrees beginning as early as fall 2018.

Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women Announces 2018 Graduate Student Funding

uknow gradschool - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 8:00am
The Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women (OPSVAW) in the College of Arts and Sciences has selected four graduate students to receive awards and support during the 2018 academic year. The students were selected following a competitive proposal process the OPSVAW holds each year. The 2018 academic year will see the office fund one research assistantship and three graduate fellowships through three funding mechanisms. 

Fulbright Program Recognizes 5 UK Students

uknow gradschool - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 8:00am
UK's Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four recent UK graduates and one doctoral student have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to do research and teach abroad.

UK Adds 5 New Degrees

uknow gradschool - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 8:00am
The UK Board of Trustees has approved the establishment of five new academic degrees to begin in the fall 2018 semester.

To Improve Life on Earth, Two UK Alumni Are Focused on Space

uknow gradschool - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 8:00am
Located in downtown Lexington, aerospace startup Space Tango describes itself as "a full-service solution to micro-gravity research and manufacturing.”

UK Ph.D. Students Gain Science Advocacy Skills in D.C.

uknow gradschool - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:00am
This spring the Office of the Vice President for Research sponsored two Ph.D. students, Kaylynne Glover and Alexa Johnson, to go to Washington D.C. for “CASE: Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering.” This three-and-a-half-day program offered these young researchers a firsthand view of Congress, the federal budget process and effective science communication.

Students Benefit From LGBTQ* Resources' Scholarships, Grants

uknow gradschool - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 8:00am
UK's Office of LGBTQ* Resources has announced its endowed scholarships for undergraduates and research grants for graduate students.

UK to Host Postdoctoral Research Symposium June 1

uknow gradschool - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 8:00am
Postdoctoral researchers and graduate students from all disciplines are invited to present posters and oral presentations, with a chance to win cash prizes. The deadline to submit an abstract for a poster presentation is Friday, May 18.

Watch Live as UK Celebrates the Class of 2018

uknow gradschool - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky will honor its newest alumni today and Sunday at what will be the largest commencement in UK’s history. Watch live here as over 3,500 graduates participate in Friday and Sunday's ceremonies.

Gatton College Grad Students Visit Japan With the Kakehashi Project

uknow gradschool - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 8:00am
Graduate students from UK's Gatton College recently had the chance to experience the nation of Japan from an up close and personal perspective.

UK Music Presents Modern Band, Orff Schulwerk and Dalcroze Summer Music Education Programs

uknow gradschool - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:00am
UK School of Music will host several summer programs to educate music educators and music therapists, as well as dancers and actors, how to integrate creative and student-centered practices into their work. Individuals interested in this training can choose from sessions in Modern Band, Orff Schulwerk and Dalcroze.

Campe Receives National Research Fellowship to Study Campus Safety

uknow gradschool - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 8:00am
Maggie Campe, a doctoral candidate in the UK Department of Sociology and research assistant in UK’s Center for Research on Violence Against Women, is the inaugural recipient of the Lindsey M. Bonistall Research Fellowship from PEACEOUTside Campus. The research fellowship aims to promote peaceful and safe living environments in college communities.

Students, Faculty and Staff Honored by UK Disability Resource Center

uknow gradschool - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:00am
The UK Disability Resource Center held its annual awards ceremony recently.

Three International Students Receive Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding

uknow gradschool - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:00am
Three international students have been awarded UK's 2018 Viji Jeganathan Scholarship for Cross-Cultural Understanding for their dedication to promoting cultural diversity and inclusivity through involvement at UK.

Sociology Doctoral Student Receives P.E.O. Scholarship for Women

uknow gradschool - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:00am
Amanda Bunting, a doctoral candidate in the UK Department of Sociology, is one of 100 doctoral students in the U. S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

UK String Quartets Invited to Perform at Prestigious French Festival

uknow gradschool - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:00am
The Niles and Verdi String Quartets will perform a concert of 20th century music for string quartet at the second annual Festival de Paques in Deauville, France.

UK Grad Student Shares Recovery Journey

uknow gradschool - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 8:00am
Alex Elswick and his family work every day to reduce the stigma or addiction and help people across the Commonwealth access the resources that can help them in their recovery. Alex knows firsthand what it takes, he's in long-term recovery from an opioid use disorder.

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.