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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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Art and Creativity and Engineering at the University of Kentucky

Few institutions are as far along as the University of Kentucky, which developed introductory courses like Creativity and Design in Electrical and Computer Engineering as part of an overhaul of general education requirements. Check out the article “Creative Spark” in ASEE’s … Continue reading

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Call for submissions – the Notebook – a Grassroots Women Project

Please let your students know about this publishing opportunity – or perhaps you are interested in submitting something yourself? The Grassroots Women Project seeks submissions of writing and images for the inaugural issue of The Notebook, a progressive journal for … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking AND Creativity?

Recently, an infographic from Mentoring Minds came across the Twitter stream, encouraging educators to “raise critical thinkers to best face the challenges that face our modern society.” Courtesy of: Mentoring Minds The language used in the above infographic is familiar … Continue reading

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Connectivity, Creativity and Innovation

Have you read Steven Johnson‘s book Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation (Penguin, 2010)? It is a wonderful mix of neurobiology, information technology and popular culture studies. Johnson emphasizes some ideas from his book in this … Continue reading

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GEAR UP Kentucky 3.0 Academy@UK

The Division of Undergraduate Education (UGE) has partnered with the Kentucky Council for Postsecondary Education (CPE)’s GEAR UP Kentucky  (GUK) Office to create a Summer Academy for June 2014 here at the University of Kentucky. Participants from the CPE GUK … Continue reading

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