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UK Alumnus James Stuckert to be Honored as Kappa Sigma's 2019 Man of the Year

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 8:00am
Delayed due to the pandemic, a special banquet recognizing Stuckert will be held Saturday, April 17, on the UK campus. 

UK Faculty Member, Alumna Expand Access for Students Who Are Blind

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 7:00am
After teaching Sydney Clark, who is blind, in 2017, Kent Ratajeski, from the UK Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, became aware of the accessibility challenges she and other students who are blind experience in the classroom. To help future students, Ratajeski partnered with Clark and the UK College of Education to create an online repository of tactile graphics for geoscience educators.

UK Women’s Forum Announces 2021 Sarah Bennett Holmes Awardees

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 8:00am
Four outstanding recipients who profoundly contribute to issues that affect women at the University of Kentucky and across the Commonwealth received the Sarah Bennett Holmes Award March 23, during a virtual awards ceremony.

AppalachiaCorps Student Internship Program Now Accepting Applications

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 8:00am
Students interested in participating in the program should fill out the online inquiry form by Friday, April 16, although applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

UK Physics Team Contributes to Fermilab’s Muon g-2 Experiment, Reveals Evidence of New Physics

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 3:00pm
The landmark results, announced today, are changing how physicists understand the subatomic world.

UK Chosen to House, Digitize 90 Years of Linguistic Data

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 8:00am
Did you know, the University of Kentucky is home to the largest survey of American dialects, which contains 90 years’ worth of linguistic data? Started in 1929 by the American Dialect Society, the Linguistic Atlas Project aims to collect linguistic data using a comprehensive, systematic approach.

UK to Host 2 Events Addressing Anti-Asian Violence, Supporting Asian Communities

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 8:00am
This Tuesday, April 6, the University of Kentucky will host two events focused on supporting Asian communities and understanding racialization through history.

UK Announces May 2021 Commencement Schedule

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 7:00pm
UK will host 10 in-person ceremonies over the May 14-16 weekend at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

College of Arts and Sciences to Induct 6 New Members Into 2020 Hall of Fame at Virtual Ceremony

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 8:00am
For the first time in 21 years, the Hall of Fame ceremony will take place virtually, offering the campus community and the public the opportunity to tune in to the induction ceremony.

Rally at UK Supports Asian, Asian American Community

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 8:00am
In a strong show of support for the Asian community, hundreds of people attended a rally on the University of Kentucky campus last week to denounce the mass killing of Asian Americans in Atlanta as well as the overall discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans in the U.S.

Clement-Montgomery Appointed Dean of Students

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 8:00am
A long-time administrative leader in advocating for student success in a number of senior roles on the University of Kentucky campus has been named UK’s Dean of Students.

UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Alumnus Says UK Prepared him for Land-grant Leadership

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 8:00am
“My whole family and community experienced UK with me, as I was able to communicate my experiences to those that would come after me as well as my family and loved ones.”

University Press of Kentucky Debuts Newest Series: ‘Appalachian Futures’

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 8:00am
The University Press of Kentucky is debuting its newest series, “Appalachian Futures: Black, Native, and Queer Voices,” edited by University of Kentucky professor Crystal Wilkinson, alongside Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle and Davis Shoulders.

UK Mega-Sax, Jazz Students Score 8 Awards at Elmhurst Festival

Fri, 03/26/2021 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky Mega-Sax Quartet took home Outstanding Combo Award at the 54th annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival held virtually Feb. 26-28. In addition, Wildcats from both the quartet and UK Jazz Ensemble scored seven Outstanding Soloist Awards.

UK Department Keeps Students Engaged During Pandemic

Thu, 03/25/2021 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition introduced many new initiatives this semester to help their students feel more connected to their professors and classmates. The UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment department began implementing online and in-person activities at the start of the spring semester to bring together their 250 undergraduate students, 20 graduate students, faculty and staff.  

UK Launching Master’s in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics

Thu, 03/25/2021 - 8:00am
Now, perhaps more than ever, human resource professionals are central to how companies are keeping employees safe and connected, while also maintaining productivity. In response to this growing need, the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky is launching the new Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management.

National Cancer Prevention Workshop Featured UK Faculty and Students

Mon, 03/22/2021 - 8:00am
An educational session that aired during the National Cancer Prevention Workshop featured expert information from University of Kentucky faculty and students. 

Renowned Authors to Speak During Virtual Visiting Writers Series

Mon, 03/22/2021 - 8:00am
Two notable authors will be featured during 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. But this year you won’t have to leave your house to see them.

Wilson Recognized for Contributions to Counselor Education and Rehabilitation Counseling Field

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Keith B. Wilson has received recognition from two national associations in the mental health and rehabilitation counseling field.  

Giving Wildcats That Winning Edge: Q&A With Pat Whitlow of UK’s Nationally Competitive Awards Office

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 7:00am
The Rhodes, Truman, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, Astronaut, Goldwater and Fulbright scholarships and awards comprise an elite class of honors bestowed on the nation’s brightest scholars — and Wildcats have won them all during the last decade. The honors take not only top-notch work in the classroom and research, but also require flawless applications, extraordinary essays and captivating interviews. Ensuring UK scholars put their best foot forward throughout the arduous process is Pat Whitlow and her Office of Nationally Competitive Awards team.

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