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Black adults’ experiences with drug treatment charted in new study

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

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

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

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. 

UK launches online nutrition master’s degree to support new industry requirement

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 8:00am
This new requirement, mandated by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Commission on Dietetic Registration, aims to improve dieticians’ earnings, as well as their advancement and esteem in the health care industry. And while UK DHN has offered an on-campus master’s degree for more than 15 years, the new online option will accommodate many more working throughout the field. 

Sport Psychology Professor Receives National Teaching Excellence Award

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 8:00am
The Association for Applied Sport Psychology Teaching Excellence Award recognizes exceptional classroom educators in the field of sport, exercise and performance psychology.

UK Researchers Develop Antiviral Face Mask

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 7:00am
A team of faculty and students across campus developed the face mask membrane that can capture and deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on contact. The innovation is another layer of protection against COVID-19 that can help prevent the virus from spreading.

UK Libraries Recognizes Reinette Jones as 2022 Willis Award Recipient

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 8:00am
University of Kentucky Libraries recognizes exemplary faculty member Reinette Jones as the recipient of the 2022 Paul A. Willis Outstanding Faculty Award.

UK Alumni Association Announces Service Awards

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 8:00am
The 2022 recipients were honored Friday, June 17, at the UK Alumni Association Board of Directors Summer Workshop in Lexington.

UK Alumni Association Announces New Officers

Tue, 07/05/2022 - 8:00am
The new slate officially took office July 1, 2022, and will serve until June 30, 2023.

Board Approves Historic $5.6 Billion UK Budget

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 1:00pm
“We believe we are positioned, like never before, to do more for our state,” said UK President Eli Capilouto. “We have big goals and far-reaching aspirations for Kentucky — not only because it is what we want, but because it is what our state requires.”

Chellgren Center Welcomes Hundreds to Campus for Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Conference

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Nu Circle of national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔK) and the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence recently co-hosted the OΔK National Leadership Conference June 2-5. The conference offered attendees an opportunity to learn from nationally recognized leaders, discover best practices as an honor society and acknowledge award achievement. 

Active Women's Health Initiative to Support 50th Anniversary of Title IX With Panel Discussion

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 8:00am
The panel will feature Kathy DeBoer, Jo Hannafin, M.D., and Mary Lloyd Ireland, M.D.

UK Grad Student, Postdoc to Present Research at American Astronomical Society Meeting

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 8:00am
Valeria Olivares, a postdoc in the UK Department of Physics and Astronomy, will discuss results from her project, which used images from NASA’s space-based X-ray observatory, Chandra, to study the activity of black holes at the center of galaxy clusters. Arnab Sarkar, a graduate student in the department, will present his team's discovery of an axial shock between two merging galaxy clusters.

UK Grad Student, Postdoc to Present Research at American Astronomical Society Meeting

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 8:00am
Valeria Olivares, a postdoc in the UK Department of Physics and Astronomy, will discuss results from her project, which used images from NASA’s space-based X-ray observatory, Chandra, to study the activity of black holes at the center of galaxy clusters. Arnab Sarkar, a graduate student in the department, will present his team's discovery of an axial shock between two merging galaxy clusters.

Chellgren Center Welcomes Hundreds to Campus for Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Conference

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 8:00am
The University of Kentucky Nu Circle of national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔK) and the Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence recently co-hosted the OΔK National Leadership Conference June 2-5. The conference offered attendees an opportunity to learn from nationally recognized leaders, discover best practices as an honor society and acknowledge award achievement. 

Active Women's Health Initiative to Support 50th Anniversary of Title IX With Panel Discussion

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 8:00am
The panel will feature Kathy DeBoer, Jo Hannafin, M.D., and Mary Lloyd Ireland, M.D.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 16 UK Students, Alums

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 8:00am
As part of the five-year fellowship, NSF Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees for a research-based master's or doctoral degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) field.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 16 UK Students, Alums

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 8:00am
As part of the five-year fellowship, NSF Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees for a research-based master's or doctoral degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) field.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 13 UK Students, Alums

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 8:00am
As part of the five-year fellowship, NSF Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees for a research-based master's or doctoral degree in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) field.

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