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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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