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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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Info session on EuroScholars – European Undergraduate Research Opportunities – Sept 10th

EuroScholars is a prestigious study abroad program designed for talented and highly-motivated undergraduate students looking to participate in international research. Participants identify an on-going project and join a research team at one of the nine renowned European research universities that … Continue reading

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Launching Student Success Initiatives for Fall 2016

This just in from Dr. Bethany Miller, Director, Office of Retention & Student Success: In Fall 2015, as part of the First Year Experience’s “The Blueprint”, UK will offer Student Success Workshops to all new and returning students.  These free, hour-long … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Undergraduate Education – Academy for Undergraduate Excellence

The Academy for Undergraduate Excellence was established last year to craft meaningful collaborations among UK’s premier academic enrichment programs for the benefit of all undergraduates. Dr. Philipp Kraemer coordinates the Academy which combines and works across several Undergraduate Education units … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Scholars Showcase – 3-6 pm April 29 – come show your support!

Come over to the Student Center Ballroom to show your support for our undergrads who are showing the results of their research tomorrow in the 9th annual Undergraduate Scholars Showcase. We invite all faculty, instructors and professional staff to take … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Honors Program students and Chellgren Fellow for authoring scholarly publications with UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center

On Thursday, April 16th from 3-4:30 p.m. the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center will be celebrating the results of four undergraduate researcher’s projects in their Learning Lab internship program. Stacie Williams, Learning Lab Manager and Honors Program … 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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Instructor Workshop with UK Libraries on Developing Effective Assignments for Undergraduate Research

Event Title: What Your Students Think They Know About Research and How You Can Help Date: Friday, March 27 Time: 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Location: William T Young Library, room 1-57 (map) Intended audience: Teaching Faculty, Instructors, and Teaching Assistants … Continue reading

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Katherine McCormick on UK’s Community Engagement Classification – an interview with Carl Nathe on “UK at the Half”

Did you hear the UK@TheHalf segment on Saturday, January 31st – during the University of Alabama at UK game? It featured Dr. Katherine McCormick, Professor in the Department of Early Childhood Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling in the College of … 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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