Children & Education
  • Video
  • 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.

  • Article
  • Aug 9 2019

The University of Kentucky College of Education has received $599,875 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research, develop, and implement ways of teaching mathematics that integrate equitable teaching practices.

  • Article
  • Jul 30 2019

Farr previously reported that children adopted by lesbian, gay and heterosexual parents are well-adjusted over time. Her most recent study, co-authored by doctoral students Sam Bruun and Kyle Simon, focuses on these same adopted children but goes a step further.

  • Article
  • Jul 12 2019

For families of newborns who need follow-up diagnostic hearing testing, accessing those tests can be challenging. A new project, CHHIRP, aims to improve the process by pairing families with patient navigators who have been through the experience themselves.

  • Article
  • Jul 1 2019

Colleges and universities across the nation lack the diversity needed among faculty to deliver a well-rounded education, says a new study in the recently launched South Texas College of Law Houston Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy.

  • Article
  • Jun 17 2019

Discipline and how it is administered in schools across the U.S. continues to be a hotly debated topic. Now a University of Kentucky doctoral graduate’s expansive research on the subject has been published in the Journal of School Psychology and is gaining widespread attention from teachers, administrators and researchers.

  • Article
  • May 21 2019

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently hosted their eighth annual “Meet the Researchers” Day. This event is a field trip given as a prize to two schools in the region who successfully raised more than $1,000 for the LLS’s Pennies for Patients campaign.

  • Blog
  • Feb 28 2019

John Thelin, a University Research Professor in the educational policy studies and evaluation department in the UK College of Education, has published prolifically on the history of higher education and college sports.

  • Article
  • Jan 14 2019

UK faculty member Ron Zimmer is receiving national attention for his research relating to education.

  • Article
  • Dec 19 2018

Most recently, the Byrd's have developed a plan to educate others about the roots of these historic languages through the use of modern technology. With the help of Professor George Landon, the head of the Eastern Kentucky University Gaming Institute, along with a whole host of scholars from around the globe — together, they are creating The Anatolian Trail: An Indo-European Adventure, a video game designed to transport players back in time to the age of the Proto-Indo-Europeans.