Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Article
  • Mar 20 2024

The Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP) consortium, spearheaded by the University of Kentucky, continues to empower students by offering transformative opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  • Article
  • Aug 16 2023

The Kentucky Statewide EPSCoR Committee, the governing body of the state’s National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program voted to adopt the Kentucky Science & Technology Plan: Vision 2030.

  • Article
  • Jun 9 2023

YuMing Zhang, Ph.D., James Boyd Professor in Electrical Engineering and UK Stanley and Karen Pigman College of Engineering director of International Partnerships, is one of 16 University Research Professors for 2023-24.

  • Article
  • Feb 17 2023

Dozens of schools across the Commonwealth want to join a STEM-based program run by the University of Kentucky’s Center for Applied Energy Research. The GEN-EV program teaches students engineering and team-based skills while they work on an exciting project: designing, building and racing an electric car.

  • Video
  • Aug 26 2022

For her most recent project, “Mechanical Mechanisms of Biofilm Survival on Implant Surfaces,” Martha Grady is the recipient of the National Science Foundation's prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

  • Article
  • Jun 9 2022

Elementary school students descended upon Kroger Field to take part in the first-ever GEN-EV electric car race, a STEM-based activity that helps to develop engineering and team skills by allowing students to design, construct, and competitively race a one-person electric vehicle.

  • Article
  • May 26 2022

The program is creating a unique pipeline to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) literacy and promote STEM careers for traditionally underrepresented populations.

  • Article
  • Apr 19 2022

Since the early days of the pandemic, a group of UK faculty members have been collecting wastewater samples to test for COVID-19. They are now taking their work on the road in a white Ford van outfitted as a mobile wastewater testing facility.

  • Article
  • Mar 2 2022

Throughout March for Women’s History Month, the University of Kentucky is spotlighting Women Making History. Today we spotlight Kayli Bolton, a junior majoring in biology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences and member of the Lewis Honors College.

  • Podcast
  • Mar 1 2022

Throughout March for Women’s History Month, UK shines a spotlight on Women Making History. The series kicks off with a podcast featuring Isabel Escobar, Ph.D., professor of chemical and materials engineering in the College of Engineering.