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Galápagos Islands Program Engages Students in History and Evolution

This summer, Jim Krupa, UK biology professor, led a course on the evolutionary ecology of the Galápagos archipelago.

“The life on the islands is almost otherworldly,” Krupa said. “The students are absolutely shocked and amazed when they arrive. It’s incredible to…

During Education Abroad Experience in Belize, A&S Students Find Out What’s Wildly Possible in Conservation

By Richard LeComte 

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Nothing like a baby jaguar caught on camera to get college students screaming with…

Black History Month Posters

Diversity of Scholars

For Black History Month we wish to highlight a few Black scholars from the United States of America who have made significant contributions.  This is by no means a complete list.  The few examples were chosen to include male and female scholars and…

Biology Post-Doctoral Researcher Oliver Voecking Receives Knights Templar Eye Foundation Career-Starter Grant

By Jennifer T. Allen

Oliver Voecking, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences, recently received a Knights Templar Eye Foundation Career-Starter Grant for his retinal research with zebrafish. The Knights Templar presented Voecking with…

BioBonanza 2018

UK's Biology Department invited the public to learn more about their research during a fun filled, one-day, open house festival!

STEMCats Teaching Workshop 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences’ teamed up with the College of Education to welcome middle and high school teachers to campus for the STEMCats Teaching Workshop. Teachers interacted with faculty during the daylong workshop sponsored by HHMI in sessions including: Volcanoes, CrossCutting…

Hall of Fame 2015

On October 9, 2015, the College of Arts & Sciences celebrated the accomplishments of distinguished alumni and faculty by inducting five new members into the College of Arts & Sciences …

Neuroscience Activities at UK

 

The University of Kentucky is home to the Bluegrass Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (BGSFN). BGSFN is comprised of nearly 300 members, including faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students and staff.  This organization conducts…

Undergraduate Research Showcase

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research and the Society for the Promotion of Undergraduate Research (SPUR) hosted the Showcase from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Student Center Grand Ballroom. Each year, the Showcase brings together undergraduates from all disciplines…

Hall of Fame 2014

The College of Arts and Sciences inducted six new members into its Hall of Fame Oct. 10, 2014, with a ceremony at the Singletary Center for the Arts, bringing the current totals to 38 alumni and 13 emeritus faculty A&S Hall of Fame members.

2014 Alumni Inductees:

The FastTrack Experience

Now in its third year, FastTrack is a residential academic program designed to prepare first-year students for rigorous undergraduate course work before the start of the fall semester.

FastTrack students also have the opportunity to move in early, giving them a head start on building…

Biology's Regeneration Group: Jeremiah Smith

Regeneration is one of the most tantalizing areas of biological research. How are some animals able to regrow body parts following injury? Why can't humans do the same thing? Can scientists learn the secrets that imbue certain animals with this amazing ability? Could that knowledge someday be…

Biology's Regeneration Group: Ann Morris

Regeneration is one of the most tantalizing areas of biological research. How are some animals able to regrow body parts following injury? Why can't humans do the same thing? Can scientists learn the secrets that imbue certain animals with this amazing ability? Could that knowledge someday be…

Biology's Regeneration Group: Ashley Seifert

Regeneration is one of the most tantalizing areas of biological research. How are some animals able to regrow body parts following injury? Why can't humans do the same thing? Can scientists learn the secrets that imbue certain animals with this amazing ability? Could that knowledge someday be…