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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).

Research + Creative Experience Expo to highlight breadth of UK programs to undergrads

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2023) — The third annual Research + Creative Experience Expo will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at the Gatton Student Center Social Staircase and Ballroom A. This biannual event introduces undergraduates to the diversity of research at the University of Kentucky, allowing students to network with research faculty and staff, and learn about mentored research opportunities.

Beckman Scholar Application Deadline

APPLICATION DETAILS The Beckman Scholars SUCCESS program welcomes applications from all undergraduate students. As part of the SUCCESS Scholars program, we seek to enhance the educational benefits of a diverse student body.  ** All materials, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted by 12 p.m. (noon) on February 1, 2023. Please do not wait to submit your application.  

Workshop: Poster Design

Poster Design Workshop Create effective and engaging research posters! Let our Undergraduate Research Ambassadors help walk you through the poster making process - emphasizing poster design principles, layouts/ formats, understanding your audience, and evaluating a poster. We will discuss designing an oral presentation, as well.  Get useful peer-to-peer feedback, too! Are you presenting your research at NCUR, Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars, or another upcoming conference/symposium? We're here to help.