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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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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, with an #HourofCode

The Hour of Code initiative is in celebration of Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13 each year. 180+ countries are participating in The Hour of Code initiative this year. Anyone can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are … Continue reading

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Grant to support research assistant salaries in clinical & basic sciences – hire an undergraduate!

We just got a notice that the application deadline for the FY 14-15 UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Small Grant Funding Program has been extended to May 7, 2015. Here’s a great way for UK faculty to … Continue reading

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Seeking volunteers for Bluegrass AAUW Tech Savvy camp for middle school girls, May 17, Frankfort

The University of Kentucky is a partner of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) – and we are seeking volunteers to help out with an initiative led by the Bluegrass chapter: a Tech Savvy camp for middle school girls … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Schroeders and See Blue STEM Camp at UK

The See Blue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Camp was developed by Dr. Craig Schroeder, a UK graduate and Fayette County STEM teacher, and Dr. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder, a UK College of Education professor in the newly created STEM Education … Continue reading

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Women undergraduates at UK and STEM-H majors

A recent article in the New York Times ran with a cautious headline: “Women Gain in Some STEM Fields, but Not Computer Science.” Much of the overall data used in the article came from a report from the National Science … Continue reading

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Aquabots Summer Camp 2013

Last week, the University of Kentucky hosted 19 junior high and high school girls in a a STEM camp (science, technology, engineering and math) designed specifically for girls. The Aqua Bots Summer Camp is a day camp offered on the … Continue reading

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MathExcel: Calculus Among Friends

MathExcel is a program for first year calculus with a twenty-three year record of success.  It is neither an honors, nor a remedial program, but is intended to help qualified students learn how to excel in a difficult subject that … Continue reading

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