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UK Joins U.S. Department of Energy Battery Research Partnership

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 9:00am
The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research is a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub focused on advancing battery science and technology. Susan Odom, an associate professor of chemistry in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of the UK project.

Two UK Students Bring Home Gold Following Research Competitions

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:00am
Last week, UK graduate and undergraduate students competed in the final rounds of the inaugural 5-Minute Fast Track Research Competition and the 3-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), academic competitions that cultivates students’ presentation and research communication skills, and challenges students to describe their research in a short period of time.

Tackling Non-Emergency 911 Calls: College of Social Work Partners With Lexington Fire Department

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:00am
The Lexington Fire Department and students from the UK College of Social Work have partnered in a pilot program to tackle the issue of non-emergency calls bombarding the 911 emergency system.

Pilot-Scale Plant to Extract Rare Earth Elements in Heart of Coal Country

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:00am
Professor Rick Honaker recently launched a pilot-scale processing plant aimed at recovering REEs from coal and its byproducts in Webster County. “We’ll start off producing a concentrate mix, and we’ve been successful in the lab — in a continuous form — actually producing a 99 percent pure rare earth product. So, we’ll be doing that, but we’ll also be taking that one step further and actually producing rare earth concentrates.”

Help Restock the Big Blue Pantry

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 8:00am
The Big Blue Pantry needs help to restock.

Lyman T. Johnson Awards Announced

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 8:00am
The 28th annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards honoring students and alumni were announced recently.

UK to Host First Arts Administration Fair

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 8:00am
UK arts administration undergraduate and graduate students will have the opportunity to network with potential internship placements and employers at the first ever Arts and Culture Internship and Job Fair Nov. 7, in Holmes Hall.

Robert Penn Warren Collection Shines in UK Digital Exhibit

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 8:00am
Nunn Center Director Doug Boyd and graduate student Emma Kiser have teamed up to curate a digital exhibit highlighting the center's vast collection of oral histories surrounding Kentucky native and American poet laureate Robert Penn Warren using groundbreaking software and technology created at UK.

Short and Sweet: Research Told Briefly Will Take Home the Prize at Thesis Competition

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:00am
Simplifying complex research — it's a challenging task — but try doing that in three minutes or less. UK GradResearch Live! provides an exciting opportunity to rise to that challenge, while joining the campus and local community in a celebration of the groundbreaking research happening at UK.

UK Wind Symphony Celebrates ‘American Landscape’ of Music

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 8:00am
UK Wind Symphony to present "American Landscapes" concert featuring varied and challenging works by American composers spanning the last hundred years of wind band repertoire beginning 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Singletary Center.

Uber, Lyft Contributing to Congestion in Major US City, According to UK Researcher

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 8:00am
Are Uber and Lyft making traffic in San Francisco worse? The short answer is yes — according to the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, who partnered with the UK College of Engineering on a new, eye-opening report.

December 2018 Graduates: Apply to be Commencement Speaker

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 8:00am
Applications for student speaker will be accepted through Oct. 31.

MTurk Research by UK’s Gatton College Faculty Making Waves

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 8:00am
Gatton College faculty member Sean A. Dennis and doctoral student Chris Pearson, along with Brian M. Goodson of Clemson University, have released cutting-edge research that investigates the recent data contamination issue on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk platform.

Nissan, Valvoline, Catalent Execs and MBA Alumni to Speak at UK’s Gatton College on Oct. 24

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 8:00am
The Gatton College's One Year MBA Open House on Oct. 24 offers students the opportunity to hear from several distinguished UK MBA alumni who now are working for major corporations and institutions.

Alumni Association Hosts ‘Dine.Discover.Decide.’ Networking Event

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 8:00am
At the "Dine. Discover. Decide." networking event, current students can meet with alumni in a career field that interests the student.

Prep for Midterms at UK Libraries Fall Open House

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 8:00am
UK Libraries will host a week of open houses at seven of its campus locations Oct. 7-12 just in time to help students gear up for midterms.

UK’s Phi Kappa Phi Chapter to Host Student Reception Sept. 6

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:00am
UK's chapter of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi will host a reception for prospective new student members this Thursday afternoon on campus.

UK Design Presents Louisville Film Screening, Discussion on 'Land Grab'

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 8:00am
Join UK College of Design for the Kentucky premiere of the documentary, "Land Grab," about a finance mogul's journey to create the largest urban farm in his hometown of Detroit. The screening and talk with urban thinkers Marshall Brown and John R. Hantz will begin 5:30 p.m., Sept. 7, at the KMAC Museum in Louisville.

UK Research Finds a New Threat to Monarch Butterfly Food

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 8:00am
UK entomologists have identified what could be a major threat to the health of the monarch butterfly population.

Record-number of 8 UK Students Selected for Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 8:00am
Eight recent UK graduates have been selected to participate in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, which provides them with the opportunity to live and work in Japan.