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“I’m a graduating senior. I have an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, a master’s in aerospace engineering and an MBA,” If you're a UK Football fan, you know Fortner as No. 79 — the dogged offensive lineman. Since 2017, he’s been a key member of the Wildcats' dominant offensive line, affectionately known as the “Big Blue Wall.” But he is equally determined off the field as he is on.
A transformative gift of more than $5.2 million will create a new home for the University of Kentucky’s College of Design and an exciting entry point into Lexington. The gift from Gray Inc., which includes companies related to engineering, design, construction, automation, manufacturing and real estate, and members of the Gray family, was approved by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees during the April 29 meeting.
The Still We Rise program, whose names sake pays homage to Maya Angelou’s anthem, "And Still I Rise," provides students with a forum to share their stories and awards students with a scholarship/stipend.
Per University of Kentucky tradition, UK President Eli Capilouto has selected student representatives to speak at the UK Commencement Ceremonies May 6-7, at Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center.
It started as an idea during the 2021 spring semester. The goal behind the idea being discussed by the student group, Minority Students in Neuroscience, was to bring together all neuroscience majors, faculty and staff for an event celebrating the study they all love and enjoy.
Anna Fatta, Mary Allison Steel, Kennedy Bailey and Ty Gill have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships, and will travel abroad to teach, study and pursue research for the 2022-23 academic year.
Four graduate students received the James S. Brown Graduate Student Award for Research on Appalachia, and two graduate students and one undergraduate student received the center's Eller and Billings Student Research Award.