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UK College of Arts and Sciences inducts 4 into hall of fame

uknow gradschool - 15 hours 32 min ago
Three alumni and one faculty member were inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame at a ceremony held on campus Sept. 30. 

UK researchers investigate cancer cluster in Alabama town

uknow gradschool - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 7:00am
At the urging of a principal in a small Alabama town, an interdisciplinary team of geoscientists and sociologists from the University of Kentucky, the University of Alabama and Auburn University began collaborating to study the potential causes of a cancer cluster.

Student Professional Development Grant application now open

uknow gradschool - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 8:00am
The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives welcomes UK graduate and professional students to apply for the 2022-2023 Student Professional Development Grants.

Astronaut to touch down in Lexington for Kentucky Humanities Program at UK

uknow gradschool - Fri, 09/23/2022 - 8:00am
Retired NASA astronaut Story Musgrave and Space Tango co-creator Kris Kimel will discuss Musgrave’s career during a Kentucky Humanities event 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct 13, at the Worsham Cinema.

CAER researchers to develop new concretes for military, offer unique graduate training opportunity

uknow gradschool - Wed, 09/21/2022 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research received a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop next-generation cements and concretes as well as train the next generation of researchers to work on high-performance cementitious materials.

Call for posters: UK Sustainability announces research poster competition

uknow gradschool - Tue, 09/20/2022 - 8:00am
Posters must be related to the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth — all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.

UK Graduate School seeks nominations for 2023 honorary doctoral degrees

uknow gradschool - Fri, 09/16/2022 - 8:00am
An honorary doctorate pays tribute to those whose life and work exemplify professional, intellectual or artistic achievement by recognizing and appreciating those who have made significant contributions to society, the state and the University of Kentucky. 

Wilson named American Counseling Association Fellow

uknow gradschool - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 8:00am
This distinction recognizes the significant and unique contributions Wilson has made to the counseling profession throughout his career, as well as serves as a call for continued service as a scholar and leader. 

UK alum receives CODA award for Cornerstone media wall artwork

uknow gradschool - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 8:00am
UK alumna Helene Steene, in collaboration with the University of Kentucky, was recently awarded the 2022 Collaboration of Design + Art (CODA)award in the education category for the piece "Moon Sentinel."

UK alum receives CODAaward for Cornerstone media wall artwork

uknow gradschool - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 8:00am
UK alumna Helene Steene, in collaboration with the University of Kentucky, was recently awarded the 2022 Collaboration of Design + Art (CODA)award in the education category for the piece "Moon Sentinel."

UK to participate in United Negro College Fund National Walk for Education

uknow gradschool - Thu, 09/08/2022 - 8:00am
Next week, units across the University of Kentucky campus will participate in the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) National Walk for Education. The Walk for Education is a nationwide initiative to raise funds UNCF needs to support their historically black colleges and universities members and to help minority students pursue their educational endeavors.

UK Opera returns to Lexington Opera House with 'Magic Flute'

uknow gradschool - Wed, 09/07/2022 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky Opera Theatre returns once again to the Lexington Opera House Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s "The Magic Flute." 

UK Fine Arts returns with wealth of dance, music, theatre, visual arts events this fall

uknow gradschool - Thu, 09/01/2022 - 7:00am
As part of the College of Fine Arts, the Department of Theatre and Dance, School of Art and Visual Studies and School of Music will join the UK Art Museum in presenting a diverse selection of concerts, exhibits, theatre and dance programming this fall semester.

New UK center dedicated to former CAFE professor

uknow gradschool - Wed, 08/24/2022 - 8:00am
To honor Goodin, his colleagues and former students will host a ceremony Aug. 29 for the UK campus community to dedicate the Dr. Michael M. Goodin Center for Agricultural Fluorescence-Microscopy Experimentation and Biological Imaging.

Graduate and professional students, staff and faculty invited to Ubuntu Orientation

uknow gradschool - Mon, 08/22/2022 - 8:00am
The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives and the Graduate School’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites all staff, faculty, and graduate and professional students to the sixth annual Ubuntu Orientation Celebration 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in The Cornerstone Esports Lounge.

Ongoing initiative will enhance compensation, benefits for UK graduate students

uknow gradschool - Thu, 08/18/2022 - 7:00am
This week, the University of Kentucky announced plans are moving forward with the first steps in what will be an ongoing initiative to enhance the compensation and benefits structure for graduate students. UK has approximately 5,500 master’s and doctoral students, according to records from the last academic year.

Black adults’ experiences with drug treatment charted in new study

uknow gradschool - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 8:00am
Until now, few studies have included the voices of Black people and their experiences with treatment providers. Study authors hope it will inform changes to promote successful recovery and healing.  

NSF-funded honey bee research explores lifelong social impacts

uknow gradschool - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 7:00am
UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Clare Rittschof, Ph.D., is the recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for her project titled “Signal to Noise: How Complex Social Information Regulates Brain Genomics and Behavior.”

$2.2 million NIH grant will allow UK team to optimize therapies for patients with heart failure

uknow gradschool - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 8:00am
UK College of Medicine has received a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help provide care to patients with heart failure.

UK College of Design breaks ground on new home

uknow gradschool - Mon, 08/08/2022 - 2:00pm
Previously the Reynolds Building — a former tobacco warehouse that has been empty for several years — the new Gray Design Building will house the College of Design's five programs, in addition to landscape architecture and biomedical engineering studio, creating the first space where the college’s students, faculty, staff and programs will be housed in one location.