In 2014, UK mathematics professor Carl Lee received the Mathematical Association of America’s Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. This prestigious award is given by the MAA to honor instructors who have shown extreme success in their teaching and reached out to students in a way that goes beyond their own institution. Here, Lee talks about the different programs he has started and been involved with that helped him earn such an honor.
In 2009, the Virtual Observatory And Ecological Informatics System (VOEIS) project was launched. Funded by an NSF EPSCoR grant, VOEIS united researchers at five universities in Kentucky and two universities in Montana to research the consequences of environmental changes in freshwater ecosystems.
Are you taking a math class this semester? If so, then don't miss this session on how to excel in introductory math courses such as MA 109, 110, 111, 113, and 123. Mathematics faculty will share tips and advice on how to succeed in their classes.
Though A&S has a variety of departments and programs, the most interdisciplinary group may be the the Committee on Social Theory. A diverse group of faculty, it has been a part UK since 1989. With the former director on sabbatical (Marion Rust from English), AnthropologistLisa Cliggett will serve as the interim director. In this podcast, Cliggett talks about her involvement with social theory, what kinds of courses and events the Committee brings to UK, and how social theory informs her own research.
Five University of Kentucky students and one recent graduate have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships will present the students with more than $100,000 to use toward research-based master's or doctoral degrees.