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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

Summer Research Symposium

Please join the UK Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) on Tuesday, August 27 as we highlight summer research and creative work at the 6th annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. The Symposium will be held in the Gatton Student Center Ballrooms B & C from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.  

How To Write a Strong Personal Statement Workshop

Applying for a research award? Join us for tips on how to strengthen your application materials.  Some upcoming awards include: Beckman Scholars Program CURE Fellowship Sustainability Summer Research Fellowships

Beckman Scholars share success, invite undergrads to learn about prestigious program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2023) — From bettering life here on Earth to exploring what living off this planet could be like, Beckman Scholars at the University of Kentucky are advancing their branches of science through the prestigious program. 

26 students selected for Undergraduate Research Ambassador program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2023) — The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at the University of Kentucky has selected 26 outstanding undergraduates for the 2023-24 Undergraduate Research Ambassador program.

Undergraduate Research + Creative Experience Expo

The UK Office of Undergraduate Research is committed to helping students navigate the process of finding a faculty-mentored research opportunity that is a good fit for them. The Undergraduate Research + Creative Experience Expo offers students the opportunity to explore research options, learn about participating in research and creative projects directly from faculty and staff and talk to student research ambassadors. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2023 11 AM – 1 PM  |  Gatton Student Center Social Staircase

Summer Lunch & Learn Series: Poster Design Workshop

Summer Lunch & Learn Series: Poster Design Workshop Create effective and engaging research posters! We will walk attendees through the poster-making process - emphasizing poster design principles, layouts/ formats, understanding your audience, and evaluating a poster. Interactive workshop for all! Attendees will critique sample posters by applying the design principles discussed.  Poster design worksheet and handout included.

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Info Session

Summer Research Lunch & Learn Series Co-hosted by the UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards Are you planning to pursue a graduate degree in STEM? Are you a first-year STEM student? If so, you may be eligible for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which provides funding for 3 years of grad school!

Summer Undergraduate Research + Creative Symposium

Please join the UK Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) on Monday, August 28 as we highlight summer research and creative work at the 5th annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. The Symposium will be held in the Gatton Student Center Ballrooms B & C from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.  

2 outstanding undergraduates selected for UK’s Beckman Scholars SUCCESS Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 23, 2023) — 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).