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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.

Student Research Spotlight: James Overly

Student Spotlight: James Overly MAY 09, 2024

Call for Submissions: UK’s undergraduate peer, expert-reviewed research journal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 2, 2024) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is accepting submissions for the spring issue of  Aperture, a new open-access, interdisciplinary student journal.

Aperture Drop-in Info Session

The Aperture Drop-in Info Session is for students interested in joining the Aperture Student Committee or questions about submitting to the journal. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 4:30 – 5:00 PM via Zoom Access Zoom meeting here

Date set for 18th annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) will celebrate bold dreamers and strategic thinkers at the upcoming Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. Marking its 18th year of support for undergraduate research, the showcase is set for Wednesday, April 24, 2024, from 1-5:30 p.m. in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom.

UK undergraduates launch new peer- and expert-reviewed research journal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 5, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is launching a new open-access, interdisciplinary student journal titled Aperture. In photography, the aperture is the space through which light passes. The undergraduate team behind the journal feels this reflects how research brings things to light and drives innovation. 

Lewis Honors College students expand UK’s health care education reach into rural populations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 27, 2023) — Jackson Miller and Ethan Morgan, former Marshall County High School classmates and now best friends and roommates at the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College, first arrived in Lexington feeling a bit overwhelmed of all the opportunities available to them UK.

4th annual research expo offers research connections for UK undergraduates

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) will host the fourth annual Research + Creative Experience Expo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jan. 16, 2024, at the Gatton Student Center Social Staircase. The event introduces undergraduates to the diversity of research at UK, allowing students to network with research faculty and staff, and learn about mentored research opportunities.