Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • 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.

  • Article
  • Feb 17 2022

A new program funded by a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide four years of scholarship support for up to 15 qualifying incoming students per year majoring in biology or neuroscience.

  • Video
  • Nov 5 2021

Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UK College of Pharmacy, will be featured on the CBS show "Mission Unstoppable" this Saturday morning.

  • Video
  • Nov 5 2021

Using NSF funding, Brent Seales has gathered a team of experts from UK's College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences to build EduceLab — UK’s vision for next-generation heritage science.

  • Podcast
  • Aug 10 2021

As summer camp season wraps up and a new school year begins, this “Research Made Possible” podcast shares how University of Kentucky researchers across campus are targeting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. 

  • Article
  • Jul 23 2021

For 11 years, STEM Experiences camps have given students in second grade through high school opportunities to get a sneak peak of what it feels like to learn in university classrooms.