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UK Alum Establishes Dorothy Dowling Fish Scholarship to Benefit College of Fine Arts Students

uknow gradschool - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 8:00am
Nancy Fish Hanna has established The Dorothy Dowling Fish Scholarship in honor of her late mother to benefit the UK College of Fine Arts.

UK James B. Beam Institute Offering 3rd Annual Bourbon Industry Conference in Early 2022

uknow gradschool - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 8:00am
The James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits, in collaboration with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, will offer the third annual Bourbon Industry Conference March 14-16 on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington. 

Students: Register Now for Global Health Case Competition

uknow gradschool - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky students can register now to participate in the Global Health Case Competition, an innovative competition that brings together graduate and undergraduate students from across UK to address a critical global health challenge while gaining feedback from professionals in the field.

Flu Shot Locations and Times for Students, Faculty, Staff

uknow gradschool - Mon, 10/18/2021 - 8:00am
Flu shots are now available for all members of the UK community.

UK Wind Symphony Performs 'October' Concert Featuring Pianist Jacob Coleman

uknow gradschool - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Wind Symphony will present its second live concert of the 2021 Fall Concert Season with a program titled “October,” featuring compositions by Carolyn Bremer, Eric Whitacre, Adolphus Hailstork, David Maslanka and Dmitri Shostakovich. The concert will begin 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at Singletary Center for the Arts.

Visiting Writers Series Returns With Notable Authors, Film Director

uknow gradschool - Fri, 10/08/2021 - 8:00am
The Visiting Writers Series, hosted by the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky, kicks off Oct. 12 with Academy Award winner Kevin Willmott.

UK Alum Helps Protect New Orleans’ Levees

uknow gradschool - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 8:00am
A University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment graduate is helping the people of New Orleans. Chastity Adkins is a technical manager for Propex, a geotextiles company whose products helped secure the area's levees. Adkins’ work helped keep Hurricane Ida, which is already projected to be on the top 10 list of costliest hurricanes, from doing further damage.

'Behind the Blue': Building a Legacy With UK’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni

uknow gradschool - Mon, 10/04/2021 - 8:00am
Former UK Alumni Association national president Taunya Phillips discusses the Hall of Distinguished Alumni with former UK President Charles Wethington. Wethington was inducted in 1995 and now serves on the hall's selection committee.

UK Honors 2020 Hall of Distinguished Alumni

uknow gradschool - Mon, 10/04/2021 - 8:00am
The 27 inductees were recognized on Friday for their meaningful contributions to the Commonwealth, nation and the world. 

10 UK Doctoral, Postdoctoral Researchers Named SEC Emerging Scholars

uknow gradschool - Fri, 10/01/2021 - 8:00am
Established this year by the SEC Provosts, the Emerging Scholars program encourages top scholars, with attention to those from historically underrepresented groups, to seek out employment and mentorship within SEC colleges and universities.

Finding Community on Campus: Q&A With a Student Involvement Advisor

uknow gradschool - Thu, 09/30/2021 - 7:00am
UKNow spoke with Sanjana Dhayalan, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, to learn more about how she helps fellow students find community, and the impact finding hers has been on her college journey.

Patricia Ehrkamp Named 2021-22 A&S Distinguished Professor

uknow gradschool - Wed, 09/29/2021 - 8:00am
Patricia Ehrkamp, professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky, has been named the 2021-22 College of Arts and Sciences’ Distinguished Professor and will deliver the annual Distinguished Professor Lecture.

27 to be Inducted Into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

uknow gradschool - Tue, 09/28/2021 - 6:00am
The recogntion ceremony will take place this Friday, Oct. 1, at the Gatton Student Center.

University Health Service — How to Make an Appointment and What We Offer Students

uknow gradschool - Fri, 09/24/2021 - 7:00am
University Health Service is committed to providing wellness services to students. UHS providers are here to help you find the care that is right for you.

Alternative Textbook Grants Impactful in Enabling Equitable Access

uknow gradschool - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 8:00am
Over 11,800 students have gained free online access to essential course materials and saved more than $1.48 million in textbook spending from 2017 through 2021, thanks to the University of Kentucky Libraries’ Alternative Textbook Grant Program that supports UK faculty to switch from commercial textbooks to openly licensed textbooks, library-licensed information resources and/or free course content created by grant recipients.

UK Career Center, The Graduate School Join Forces to Invest in Grad Students

uknow gradschool - Thu, 09/23/2021 - 7:00am
Tithi Basu Mallik, Ph.D., is at the helm of a partnership between the Stuckert Career Center and The Graduate School at UK — holding the first dual-embedded role between the two entities.

UK Students: Join Appalachian Center, Appalachian Studies for ‘Gathering on the Porch’

uknow gradschool - Tue, 09/21/2021 - 8:00am
The outdoor event will take place rain or shine, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 624 Maxwelton Court. Yard games and refreshments will be provided. Students should bring a mask (in case some conversations need to be moved indoors). 

UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women to Host National Conference

uknow gradschool - Mon, 09/20/2021 - 8:00am
This year’s Campus Responses to Sexual Misconduct conference, held virtually Sept. 30-Oct. 1, focuses on interventions that are designed to change campus culture.

UK Sustainability Announces New Research Poster Competition

uknow gradschool - Fri, 09/17/2021 - 8:00am
Registration deadline is Oct. 1.

UK Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month With Schedule of Events

uknow gradschool - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 7:00am
From Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Latinx Heritage Month will offer the campus community opportunities to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of the Latinx community.