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Dunbar Students Sweep Regional Science Fair With Mentorship From Markey

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 30, 2022) — Earlier this year, three Lexington-native Paul Laurence Dunbar High School students earned first, second and third place overall at the 2022 Best of Fair regional science awards, all with training from University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center faculty members.

Two CPH students selected for the African American Research Training Scholars program

UK College of Public Health (CPH) students Christopher Otieno and Ashley Wright have been accepted to the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) African American Research Training Scholars (AARTS) program, an opportunity to receive up to 12 months of funded research training in neurotrauma at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine.