Category Archives: Student Success

Workshop: Teaching with Open Educational Resources, Sept 28th 11 a.m.

Workshop: Teaching with Open Educational Resources When: Thursday, September 28, 11:00-12:00 Where: Presentation U! in the Basement Hub of WT Young Library Refreshments served, register at link below Amid the concerns about the costs of higher education are the escalating prices of … Continue reading

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African American and Africana Studies Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series 2017

The African American and Africana Studies department in the College of Arts & Sciences announces the offerings in the Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series for this fall. All lectures are at 12 noon in the MLK Center, 313 Blazer Hall. Upcoming … Continue reading

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SALutations! | Transforming our first-year experience at UK

Merriam-Webster:  Salutary [săl′yə-tĕr′ē]. Promoting or intended to promote an improvement or beneficial effect. Salutary neglect was a term used in the 17th and 18th centuries by the British to refer to their policies of ignoring strict enforcement of parliamentary laws … Continue reading

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Salutations

Merriam-Webster: Salutation [sal-yuh-tey-shuh n]. An expression of greeting, goodwill or courtesy. Welcome to the first edition of SALutations, a bi-weekly brief from the Division of Student and Academic Life (SAL) at the University of Kentucky. As a part of the … Continue reading

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GEAR UP KY 3.0 Summer Academy@UK 2016

The Division of Undergraduate Education will host a large group of Kentucky high schoolers who will be living and learning here on the UK campus as part of a 5-year college readiness program. The GEAR UP Kentucky 3.0 Summer Academy@UK … Continue reading

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#IAmAWomanInSTEM Service Projects in UK300 this Spring

This spring, as part of the #IAmAWomanInSTEM initiative launched in partnership with the American Association of University Women, several faculty and staff are teaching a 2-credit course, UK300: Leadership and Service Learning for the #IAmAWomanInSTEM Initiative. In addition to regular … Continue reading

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Teaching Science to Undergraduates – A Panel Discussion, Tuesday, 5 April, 5 pm

This just in from the UK Society of Postdoctoral Scholars: Academic Careers at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Faculty Perspectives from Sciences and Liberal Arts Tuesday, April 5th, 5-6:30 p.m. 114B Chemistry-Physics Building Professors from local liberal arts institutions will speak about … Continue reading

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