Research Priorities - Diversity & Inclusion
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  • Oct 1 2021

The University of Kentucky Office for Institutional Diversity is accepting proposals for the next round of grant funding through the office's Inclusive Excellence Student Program grants.

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  • Mar 15 2021

“We are so delighted to bring ‘Breaking the Silence: Lillian Smith’ to the UK community,” said Kathryn Engle. “Her life and works crosscut the fields of Appalachian studies, gender and women's studies, queer studies, education, Southern studies, literature, civil rights history, and African American studies.

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  • Mar 15 2021

As the first person in her family to pursue a bachelor’s degree and study engineering, Savannah Lewis describes the feeling as daunting yet rewarding. “Knowing that I’m helping this profession become more diverse, by increasing representation, makes me extremely proud.”

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  • Mar 12 2021

The J. David Rosenberg College of Law hosted a day-long symposium on Breonna Taylor on October 23, 2020. The panels probed the legal issues surrounding the criminal charges and defenses, search warrant inconsistencies, damages awarded to the family, the federal investigation, and the impact of race on policing.

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  • Mar 12 2021

Gathan Borden said that 2020 brought increased pressure for accountability by the affinity groups of the bourbon industry. “We are now seeing brands start to be more vocal and visible in their work support of diversity, equity and inclusion efforts."

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  • Mar 12 2021

"Dr. Collett serves in many roles as vice chair of the university senate, a valued member on the DEI Leadership Team, a skilled teacher, an accreditation specialist and a practicing clinician. I was fortunate to learn many things from her during our conversation," said George Wright.

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  • Mar 12 2021

“It is important for schools to embrace students during painful events, to acknowledge their potential pain and stress and provide ways to help process traumas,” said Gregory Vincent, a professor in the UK College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation.

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  • Mar 12 2021

Breonna Taylor’s death sparked a year of social unrest, deep questioning about the depths of systemic racism, and potential and actual policy reforms, designed to hasten change on campus, in the Commonwealth and across the country.

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  • Mar 3 2021

This Ph.D. strand will focus on the latest strategies for working within complex institutions, applying innovative approaches to ensure everyone has an opportunity to succeed,” said Kelly Bradley, professor and chair, Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation.

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  • Mar 1 2021

The College of Arts and Sciences Passport to the World initiative will explore the topic of xenophobia with a lecture by historian and award-winning author Erika Lee. The free public talk, “Immigrants Out: The History of American Xenophobia,” will be presented 4 p.m. Thursday, March 4, via Zoom.