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STEM Education Department Welcomes New Research Undergrads

The University of Kentucky Department of STEM Education, under the direction of Molly Fisher (PI), associate professor and director of graduate studies, and Jennifer Wilhelm (co-PI), professor and chair,

What’s Next: Fusing Interests in Undergraduate Research

Computer science and the St. Chad Gospels. Physics and Spanish. Math and international studies. The combination of these don't seem to make a lot of sense, but it is these interests that have shaped the undergraduate career of one UK senior.

A&S, Messer 'Top Off' Academic Science Building

University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, together with its design and construction partners, JRA Architects and Messer, hosted a “topping off ceremony” yesterday to mark the securing of the last and uppermost beam atop the new Academic Science Building (ASB).

FastTrack, FOCUS Programs Position Students Ahead of the Success Curve

Started in the summer of 2012 as an intensive “boot camp” to help University of Kentucky’s new students prepare for college-level calculus, the FastTrack program has become an integral part of efforts to help students transition to the college classroom.

The Career of Ed Enochs Spotlighted at International Mathematics Conference

The conference paid tribute to Enoch’s career, which has included mentoring countless students and directing more than 55 doctoral dissertations.

Seven UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that a seventh UK student has been named a recipient of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships.

UK Alums Receive Knowles Science Teaching Fellowships

Two recent University of Kentucky graduates, Michael Delfino and Samantha Dougherty, are among only 34 high school mathematics and science teachers in the U.S. named to the 2015 cohort of Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSF) teaching fellows.

Fascinating Research that Speaks to the Power of Collaboration

At the University of Kentucky, our work is deeply rooted in a sense of community and in a spirit of partnership; we know that working together is the best way to address complex challenges.

An Aptitude for Math: A Conversation with A&S Alum Dan Waggoner

From student, to professor, and on to research economist and policy adviser - one thing has remained constant in Dan Waggoner’s life - his love of math and how it has influenced his perspective. In this podcast, Laura Sutton chats with Waggoner about his current role as a research economist and policy adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and how his history in academia and position as a mathematician prepared him for this opportunity. 
 
This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard
 

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VIDEO: Quest for Buried Knowledge Continues with New Computer Software Tool

In the 18th century, researchers attempting to read the writings of ancient, charred scrolls picked and pulled at the fragile artifacts, destroying many.

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