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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

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.

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. 

Registration now open for Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 12, 2024) — Registration is now open for the University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) 18th Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. This year’s showcase will be held on Wednesday, April 24, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. in the Gatton Student Center Grand Ballroom.  

Interest Session: 2024-25 Research Ambassador Program

Mandatory that applicants attend the Interest SessionCurrent ambassadors will discuss the ambassador program, eligibility requirements and benefits. Q&A session to follow presentation. March 20, 2024 5:30 PM Room 114 Jacobs Science Building   REGISTER NOW

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.

UK Loves ForagerOne: Drop-in Advising

UK loves ForagerOne!  Let us help you explore research opportunities, learn how to navigate ForagerOne, post opportunities and connect with a mentor/students. Join us for Food**, Fun, and ForagerOne Tuesday, Feb. 13 & Wednesday, Feb. 14  |  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Room 211 Funkhouser Building   Open to the UK community - students of all levels, faculty & staff.  

OUR marks a decade of support for Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship

  LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 8, 2024) — The University of Kentucky’s Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is celebrating 10 years of the Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship.

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

Info Session: Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program

Info Session: Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program Lunch & Learn Learn about the SMDP program details and eligibility.  Learn about their two programs and hear from a program graduate. Postbacc + Graduates: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Undergraduates: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Room 150 Healthy KY Research Building (HKRB) - Seminar Room