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UK Libraries’ Nunn Center, Historian Explore Legacy of Appalshop in New Oral History Collection

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 7:00am
As nonprofit Appalshop celebrates its golden anniversary serving as one of Appalachia’s most celebrated hubs of creativity, University of Kentucky Libraries’ Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in partnership with UK alumnus and historian Jeff Keith have launched a collection of more than 50 interviews on the beloved organization online.

Molho-Medina Named 2020 Dr. Benjamin Nero Student Inclusive Excellence Award Winner

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 8:00am
The award recognizes an outstanding graduate or professional student who demonstrates a strong commitment to creating a culture of inclusion at the university.

UK Research Leads to Patent Designed to Reduce Vehicle Emissions

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 7:00am
The technology could play a critical role in creating cleaner and more efficient vehicles.

Before ‘Zoom’ Became a Noun: Wilma Klein Was Kentucky’s Distance Learning Pioneer

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 8:00am
While video conferencing apps like Zoom and Google Meet are the talk of 2020, Kentucky students have been using technology to learn at home for 63 years. Wilma Howard Klein is the “grandmother” of distance education. The University of Kentucky College of Education alumna conducted the first instructional television program in the Commonwealth in 1957.

New Study Suggests U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Have Been 35 Times Higher Without These Measures

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 7:00am
The authors found the closing of entertainment businesses — such as restaurants, movie theaters and gyms — and shelter-in-place orders — such as Gov. Andy Beshear’s “Healthy at Home” initiative — resulted in a dramatic reduction in COVID-19 cases.

UK Physics and Astronomy Receives Prestigious REU From NSF

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 8:00am
This is the first REU the department has received. The $320,000 award will fund up to eight undergraduates each summer for three years (2021-23) to participate in a research program.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 11 UK Students, Alums

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that five students and alumnae have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, six other UK students received honorable mention recognition from the NSF. 

Outstanding UK Faculty Awarded 2020 Kirwan Prize, Sturgill Award

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 8:00am
Two University of Kentucky faculty members are recipients of The Graduate School’s distinguished annual awards for exemplary research in the last four years and outstanding contributions to graduate student mentoring and graduate education.

UK Chorale Dedicates Video to Kentuckians Lost to Pandemic

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 8:00am
As members of the University of Kentucky Chorale finished their spring semester remotely from home, they took the time to record a video performance of “Down in the River to Pray” for those across the Commonwealth who have lost loved ones to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic to Provide Real-world Lessons for New UK Master’s in Supply Chain Management

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 8:00am
For Haoying Sun, an assistant professor of supply chain management at the University of Kentucky, COVID-19 highlights the growing importance of managing the global supply chains efficiently and effectively. This fall, Sun plans to incorporate lessons learned from the pandemic into the classroom as the Gatton College of Business and Economics launches a new degree program — Master of Science in Supply Chain Management.

UK’s 1st African American and Africana Studies Major Graduates

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 8:00am
Sydney Sayre appreciates the history she’s making in May as she graduates as the University of Kentucky's first African American and Africana Studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences.