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Chemistry Undergraduate and Graduate Students Recognized in Graduation & Awards Ceremony

At the Graduation Celebration & Student Awards Ceremony, held Friday, May 5, 2017, in the Jacobs Science Building, several undergraduate and graduate students were recognized.

 

Undergraduate Awards:

Freshman Chemistry Award: Jacqueline Kowalke

General Chemistry Excellence Award: Nathaniel Morgan, Grace Anderson

Hammond Leadership Award: Amir Kucharski

Hammond Undergraduate Service Award: Jumanah Mahmoud

William Meredith Riggs Award: Aaron Snell

Nancy J. Stafford Award: Sarah Gobel

A&S Graduate Confronts Diabetes in Appalachia

By Mallory Powell

Growing up in Hazard, Kentucky, Brittany Martin was familiar with diabetes. Many of her older relatives had been diagnosed with the chronic condition, and her younger family members were starting to develop it as well. In a state with one of the highest rates of diabetes — 11.3 percent of adults had a diagnosis in 2014 —Martin’s family wasn’t out of the ordinary, but she found the status quo unacceptable.

Three Chemistry Undergraduates Present their Research at Posters at the Capitol in Frankfort, KY

Three chemistry undergraduate researchers from the University of Kentucky, along with more than 200 other student representatives from across the state, presented their research Frankfort, KY, on February 25th to showcase their research to the state legislature at Posters at the Capitol.  

STEMCats Living Learning Program

STEMCats, sponsored by HHMI, is designed to help students succeed at UK. The program prepares students both academically and socially through participation in FastTrack or FOCUS, research opportunities, and special seminar courses. Students participating in STEMCats will build confidence, enthusiasm, satisfaction and a sense of belonging to UK, and experience a smoother transition to college coursework. This leads to improved performance and higher academic achievement.

Learn more at: stemcats.as.uky.edu

What Writing Means to Me - WRD Awards

In April, 2015, WRD held its end-of-semester ceremony in the Boone Center, commemorating students and faculty alike for their talent and hard work. Afterwards, we caught up with several faculty members and students to ask them about what writing means to them, and beyond them. 

Within this podcast, you hear from: 
Beth Connors Manke
Nitalia Harris
Anjana Mandal
Zachary Smith
Madeline Hill
Jeff Rice
Lizzy Southard
Tom Marksbury
Steven Alvarez 
Kendra Sanders
Nathan Sheehan
John Tompkins
Darianne Young
 

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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Civic Engagement on Campus: LEXengaged with Lynn Phillips and Rosie Moosnick

In Fall of 2015, a new initiative to connect campus and community will open its doors. LEXengaged, a Living Learning Community connecting undergraduate students to the city of Lexington, will welcome its first students. Lynn Phillips and Rosie Moosnick, faculty advisors and co-directors of the program, explain LEXengaged and the inspiration behind it. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.
 

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UK Awarded $1.9 Million to Improve Retention of STEM Majors

Howard Hughes Medical Institute funds five-year project to promote student achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, in collaboration with BCTC

Biology Student Slavina Goleva Awarded Summer Research Fellowship

Slavina Goleva, a sophomore Biology major from Bulgaria, was recently awarded the American Physiological Society’s Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship for the summer of 2014.

A&S Open House/Major Fair Registration

                         Major Fair!

Meet with faculty & current students. Department and lab tours begin at 1:00 & 2:00pm. Register today at www.as.uky.edu/major-fair

See you there!

Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Student Center Grand Ballroom
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Call for Undergraduate Abstracts Through Dec. 6

Undergraduates have the opportunity to submit abstracts of their research to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research through December 6th.

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