Category Archives: high impact practices

A brand-new undergraduate degree rolling out this fall

During the most recent meeting of the UK Board of Trustees, a new undergraduate degree has been approved. The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in United States Culture and Business Practices  will be offered within the College of Arts & … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Annual Showcase, April 25

The Office of Undergraduate Research staff invites you to attend the 12th Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars next Wednesday, April 25 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the WT Young Library. The Opening Ceremony will open with recognizing the … Continue reading

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Invitation: On the Table Community Dialog at UK

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, please join in for a unique opportunity to gather around a table here at UK with friends, colleagues, or students and have a real conversation about what’s important to each of us about our community. … Continue reading

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HDI CATS – Center for Assistive Technology Services

The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky has announced their grand opening of a new regional assistive technology center. The HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) offers a lending library of assistive devices, training around assistive … Continue reading

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Room to Grow: Get Students Ready with Real-World Skills

From a recent survey of administrators, faculty and non-teaching staff in institutions of higher education, Campus Technology came up with some ideas on how we might apply technology technology to help students prepare for the “real world” of work. All … Continue reading

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Articulating value of co-curricular activities during post-grad job search

Much of what we do at the University of Kentucky provides students with high quality experiences – both curricular and co-curricular activities. However, are we sure that our students recognize and can articulate efficiently and coherently the professional value of … Continue reading

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Educational Quality and Completion

“The completion of a few college courses is not a sufficient education in the 21st century.” (American Academy of Arts and Sciences, “The Future of Undergraduate Education, The Future of America,” 2017 – download the full report at the website … Continue reading

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SALutations! Transitions & Call for Proposals

“Salutations!” said the voice. Wilbur jumped to his feet. “Salu-what?” he cried. “Salutations!” repeated the voice. “What are they, and where are you?” screamed Wilbur. “Please, please, tell me where you are. And what are salutations?” “Salutations are greetings,” said … Continue reading

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