“I saw that there was a mandatory research component, which was a big deal for them and myself. The agricultural biotechnology program emphasizes the independent research project. So, I signed up. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made."
Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) Director William Haneberg and UK Assistant Professor Lauren Cagle in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies have received one of two grants recently awarded by NASEM.
R. Kip Guy, dean and professor of the UK College of Pharmacy has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Kunlei Liu, associate director for research at the UK Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) and associate professor in the UK College of Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Susan Odom, an assistant professor of chemistry in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, is the recipient of the Women Chemists Committee's (WCC) "Rising Star" award. Odom is one of only 10 scientists to receive this honor.
The UK Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to transform coal tar pitch into high-value carbon fiber for use in aircraft, automobiles, sporting goods and other high-performance materials.
UK has officially launched the UK Economic Development Collaborative (EDC) to set the strategy moving forward on how UK will address economic development in the areas of talent, innovation, place and partnership.