Category Archives: Undergraduate Curriculum

Free College Tuition

Legislators across the nation are working on how to build scholarship programs that offer accredited college courses and programs for free.  In Kentucky we have seen two state government-led initiatives: Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship: for Kentuckians who have not yet … Continue reading

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Taking colleges courses while in high school

A new report on dual enrollment by high schoolers in community colleges was issued last month from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University.  It is titled “What Happens to Students Who Take Community College “Dual Enrollment” Courses in … Continue reading

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Human Development Institute – UK’s Center on Disability

We recently received notice from Dr. Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Executive Director of the Human Development Institute (HDI) that their 2017 Annual Report is out. Dr. Sheppard-Jones writes compellingly: “This was a year of change, of growth, and of softening the ground … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentors Recognized

The Office of Undergraduate Research (UGR) has launched a series recognizing UK’s research faculty: see their website Faculty Mentor of the Week. Every week they highlight a research faculty mentor for undergraduate student researchers. The UGR staff say that all colleges … Continue reading

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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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#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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