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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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Think About Starting up a Service Learning Project: Sustainability Challenge Grant Deadline Oct 15

When I saw this announcement from Shane Tedder, UK’s Sustainability Coordinator, I thought: “Wouldn’t this be a great way to fund a community-based service learning project?” Funding for sustainability-focused projects at the University of Kentucky is available from two campus … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Instructional Assistants? A great idea!

Undergraduate Instructional Assistants (or UIAs, also known as peer instructors) play an important and integral role in the success of UK’s undergraduate students. UIAs can function similar to UK’s graduate student teaching assistants in that they are mentored by their … Continue reading

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Get Your Student Leaders Involved in K Week

Faculty and staff who work with student groups on campus can help build up their students’ leadership roles by encouraging them to get involved in K Week. Some events are already filled and ready to go. However, there are plenty … Continue reading

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President’s Report to the Council on Postsecondary Education, April 2014

At the Council on Postsecondary Education meeting this week, President Capilouto’s Report highlighted: DanceBlue 2014 NCUR2014 at UK Frank X Walker‘s NAACP Image Award for Poetry UK College of Pharmacy’s new residency program in Owensboro Federal Grants for Manufacturing Research … Continue reading

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