Every year, Teach for America places thousands of college graduates and professionals in schools in inner cities and rural areas.
For undergraduates on the path to becoming doctors, UK’s B.S./M.D. program accelerates the student’s educational path allowing them to earn a medical degree in only seven years. One dimension of this track, is a degree in biology from the College of Arts and Sciences. By combining a student's undergraduate and graduate degree into one program, the University of Kentucky is better able to serve those students who already have their collegiate goals mapped out.
For many University of Kentucky students, the right undergraduate degree is an important stepping stone towards a life-long goal of pursuing medicine, dentistry, or law. The College of Arts and Sciences works hard to develop programs and majors that help cater to the pre-professional goals of its many students.
Morgan Hartlage, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biology, is the organizer of the Slow Food Organization at the University of Kentucky and serves as an A&S Ambassador, acting as a student liaison between faculty, prospective students, and the University of Kentucky campus at large.