Through her research, Yuha Jung provides tested, useful models for governing and running museums, cultural heritage sites and other types of arts organizations that can be more inclusive of diverse community needs. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

Yuha Jung, Ph.D., associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts, has been named one of 14 University Research Professors for 2022-23.

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COVID-19 Update University of Kentucky Spring 2022 COVID-19 Guidelines

As of 4-7-22, UK Research updated our FAQs to reflect high school students are now allowed back in UK research laboratories. In general, if you are conducting research that is NOT taking place at a UK HealthCare facility, you must follow institutional guidance in the Spring 2022 Guide. If you are conducting research at a UK HealthCare facility, you must follow UK HealthCare requirements. Send questions to research-covid@uky.edu.

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