Children & Education
  • Article
  • Nov 24 2020

"We looked at elementary and middle school performance on the K-PREP reading and math assessments, as well as the performance of high school students on the ACT. Student, community and district characteristics were also taken into consideration."

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  • Oct 26 2020

Kelly G. Pennell, Gill Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and director of the UK Superfund Research Center (UK-SRC), has co-authored an article detailing lessons learned about stakeholder engagement and risk communication relevant for COVID-19 and school reopening.

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  • Oct 12 2020

“We have, essentially, invented a new way of doing research. By using publicly available podcasts, anyone can go back and listen to participants’ conversations in full and make their own conclusions about what was discussed,” Vasquez Heilig said.

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  • Oct 9 2020

The Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, in consultation with UK faculty members, set out to gauge how disruptions caused by the pandemic were impacting students’ academic motivation and learning, as well as their physical, social and emotional health.

  • Article
  • Oct 7 2020

“This study affirms notions that different practitioner groups experience, and are impact by, COVID-19 differently,” Miller said. “Therefore, cookie-cutter approaches to addressing challenges associated with COVID-19 distress may not be effective.” 

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  • Sep 8 2020

Each fellow will receive a $32,000 per year stipend as well as support for cost of education for two years through the grant. Fellows will receive coaching, academic and community support, professional development, and access to opportunities for research, writing and presentation.

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  • Aug 6 2020

The scholarship program, Strengthening Underserved Communities through Enhanced Student Support (SUCCESS) in Speech-Language Pathology, began in 2016 and has granted 64 students to date with financial assistance totaling more than $1.5 million.

  • Article
  • Jul 27 2020

This student-nominated award recognizes UK faculty members who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers, providing exceptional undergraduate research experiences, as well as supporting and promoting the undergraduate research initiatives on campus.

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  • Jul 14 2020

Haupt is one of 35 recipients of the 2020 fellowship, selected from a pool of 429 applicants. He will receive $27,500 for a period of up to two years to complete his dissertation and attend professional development.

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  • Jul 1 2020

For more than a decade, Mohr-Schroeder has worked to remove barriers in order to facilitate authentic, hands-on educational opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, collectively known as STEM.