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UK launches program to address water resources and sustainable engineering challenges in Appalachia

The University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is excited to announce the launch of a new Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. This opportunity aims to provide undergraduates with invaluable research opportunities focused on engineering solutions for water resource management and sustainability in the Appalachian region.

2 UK undergraduate students named Beckman Scholars

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 24, 2024) — Two undergraduates have been selected as recipients of the University of Kentucky’s Beckman Scholars Program, titled Scholars United by Chemistry: Cultivating Excellence through Science Stewardship (SUCCESS).

5 students selected as 2024 Sustainability Summer Research Fellows

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 23, 2024) — Five students from the University of Kentucky have been selected for the Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship program.

CPH graduate finds her path through public health, receives several honors

Ashley Grospitch, a senior with the University of Kentucky's College of Public Health (CPH), has distinguished herself through significant achievements and a strong commitment to public health advocacy. She has been awarded the Maurice A. Clay Award, one of the university's most prestigious honors for graduating seniors, recognizing students who excel in leadership, service, and academics, embodying the spirit of Dr. Maurice A. Clay.

14 students awarded CURE Fellowships

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 21, 2024) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is honored to announce that 14 students have been selected for the 2024 Commonwealth Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Fellowship program.

Student Research Spotlight: James Overly

Student Spotlight: James Overly MAY 09, 2024

3 UK students awarded 2024-25 Goldwater Scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 22, 2024) — The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that three UK students have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships: Hena Kachroo, biochemistry major in the College of Arts and Sciences Asa O’Neal, mechanical engineering major in the Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering and physics major in the College of Arts and Sciences

UK senior shares keys to research success: Find a mentor, ask questions, take risks

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2024) — Undergraduate students at the University of Kentucky have several chances to invest in themselves and their futures. One way they can build success, gain skills and be prepared for life after graduation is through undergraduate research.

Showcase to spotlight undergraduate research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 18, 2024) — Next week, more than 450 UK undergraduates will converge for the 18th annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. The Showcase empowers undergraduates to share their discoveries, ideas and creative works with the campus community and public. The Showcase on Wednesday, April 24, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom, features 450 students and 373 presentations representing 94 disciplines and 17 colleges.

UK undergraduate researchers present at the state Capitol

Lexington, Ky. (March 21, 2024) — The 22nd annual Posters-at-the-Capitol held on March 7 featured 13 University of Kentucky undergraduate research projects with important implications for issues in Kentucky, including public safety, energy conservation, homeownership and lung cancer prevention. 

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