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Public Health Team Tests Water Quality in Ecuadorian Community

uknow gradschool - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 8:00am
The water quality project was part of Shoulder to Shoulder Global, a UK Global Health Initiative that has assisted over 20,000 patients during its past 11 years of service in Ecuador.

Program Preps Social Work Students on Behavioral Health Needs of Underserved Kentuckians

uknow gradschool - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 8:00am
Student success is a top priority for UK, but financial barriers can hinder that success. Through the acquisition of a recent federal grant, several colleges within the university are making significant strides to close the gap.

O’Keefe Joins Yale University Libraries as Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Art Librarianship

uknow gradschool - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 8:00am
Alex O’Keefe, a 2018 UK library and information science graduate, joins the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library and Yale Center for British Art Research Library at Yale University as a Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Art Librarianship.

Apply Now for Women's Forum Employee Educational Assistance Award

uknow gradschool - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 8:00am
The deadline for fall 2018 applications is Aug. 27.

Drone Research Project Reaches New Heights

uknow gradschool - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 8:00am
Could unmanned aircraft systems, otherwise known as drones, revolutionize weather forecasting?

UK to Host Second National Conference on Campus Climate and Adjudication of Sexual Misconduct

uknow gradschool - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 8:00am
Registration for the conference is currently open, with discounted rates available to UK employees and graduate students.

How Loss Inspired UK Alumna's Work in Student Wellness

uknow gradschool - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:00am
At the end of her freshman year of college, Kyra Patel became a suicide loss survivor. That loss motivated her to show others that no matter what they're going through, they are not alone.

UK Scientists Identify Important Biological Marker to Control Insect Pests

uknow gradschool - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:00am
Researchers in UK's Department of Entomology may be one step closer to controlling the harmful impacts of insect pests.

UK Research Shows Urban Gardens Can Aid in Pollinator Conservation

uknow gradschool - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 8:00am
Some interesting findings by UK entomologists looking at ways people living in urban areas can help in meaningful pollinator conservation.

UK Library and Information Science Student Receives ALA Spectrum Scholarship

uknow gradschool - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 8:00am
A UK library and information science graduate receives an ALA Spectrum Scholarship.

New Education Certificate Program Launches, Deadline June 30

uknow gradschool - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 8:00am
Only a few more days remain before the application deadline for the Educational Leadership Studies program.

PT Doctoral Student Honored With HDI's Burberry Award

uknow gradschool - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 8:00am
The annual Burberry Award is given to a student who has demonstrated a strong commitment to people with disabilities, academic excellence and the leadership qualities exemplified by Burberry’s own life.

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.