Undergraduate Research
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  • Dec 19 2019

University professors like Marilyn Campbell know their students well, give them opportunities to be part of their research and provide mentorship on everything from personal issues to graduate school applications.

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  • Dec 12 2019

“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."

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  • Nov 21 2019

When students come to the UK, they discover many opportunities that ignite their passion. For Kyra Seevers, Kristina Gessel and Stephen Parsons, that opportunity was undergraduate research.

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  • Aug 13 2019

This summer, high school students from Appalachian Kentucky spent five weeks at UK gathering real-life experience in oncology training and research as part of the UK Markey Cancer Center's successful ACTION Program.

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  • Aug 5 2019

Through an internship in the Learning Lab, Samadi was tasked with researching a journal thought to be written by famous existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre that had been carefully housed in an acid-free box on a shelf in the Margaret I. King Library's Special Collections Research Center for over 50 years.

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  • Jul 5 2019

From University of Kentucky's 10th overall and first female Rhodes Scholar, to the second Pickering Fellow in two years, to a school record-tying class of Fulbright recipients, the world's most prestigious scholarship, fellowship and internship organizations took note this year of the Wildcats' academic talent.

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  • May 21 2019

Thanks, in large part, to a $2 million Mellon Grant, Brent Seales finally has the access, funding and approach needed to read the Herculaneum scrolls.

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  • May 17 2019

University of Kentucky Libraries awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship to art history and visual studies senior Emily Hedges and biology and Lewis Honors College junior Hannah Thompson at the UK Libraries Spring Gala.

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  • May 16 2019

The Center for Equality and Social Justice (CESJ) is pleased to announce its May 2019 – May 2020 Award Winners for their undergraduate, graduate, faculty, and team funding. These awards and fellowships were awarded to support policy-relevant and community-engaged research and scholarship.

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  • May 7 2019

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that juniors Angela Jones and Tom Shelton and senior Eura Shin have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. The three UK students are among 496 students nationwide selected to receive the 2019 Goldwater Scholarship.