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Planning Under Uncertainty: The NSF Grant with Josiah Hanna

In the summer of 2014, several undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts and Sciences received a grant from the National Science Foundation. This NSF grant gave them the means to pursue research in various fields as they explored their interests and prepared for their potential futures.In this podcast, Josiah Hanna, a recent graduate in Mathematics and Computer Science, tells us about his research interests and the impact that the NSF grant will have upon his future.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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STEMCats: Assisting with Science

While STEMCats may be one of the newest Living Learning Communities on campus, it is providing incoming students with many unique opportunities. Students are not only able to live on campus and take courses with like-minded peers, but STEMCats also allows incoming freshmen students to participate in research and connect with peers, upperclassmen, and professors. In this podcast, we talk with several Undergraduate Instructional Assistants, or UIA’s, who have been building connections with STEMCats freshmen through sharing their experiences. Learn more about the STEMCats program and UIA’s as they speak about what they enjoy about the program and their connections with younger students.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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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

61 Wildcats Earn Winter Sports SEC Academic Honors

A total of 61 UK students, including undergraduates in the departments of political science, psychology, biology, international studies, and mathematics, earned a place on the 2013-14 SEC Honor Roll.

UK Junior Samuel Saarinen Named Goldwater Scholar

A&S undergraduate Samuel Saarinen, majoring in computer science, mathematics, and physics, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

Political Science Major & Athlete Grace Trimble Named Truman Scholar

Political science junior and UK Women's Tennis player Grace Trimble has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar and will receive $30,000 to conduct graduate work in areas of public service.

Alliance of Nine Universities Seeks to Improve Diversity in STEM Fields

The University of Kentucky will lead a multi-million-dollar initiative with Kentucky and West Virginia universities to increase underrepresented undergraduates studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

A&S Undergraduate Wins Scholarship to Study at Oxford

Ryan Winstead, an English and gender and women's studies junior, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch.

Gaines Fellowship Awarded to 12 UK Scholars

Eight exceptional students in the College of Arts & Sciences haven been selected for the prestigious Gaines Fellowship Program.

The Power of Collaboration: UK Statistics Department and KY Energy Cabinet Forecast Kentucky's Energy Future

Looming greenhouse gas emission regulations will affect the economies and power grids of every state in the nation. The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet partnered with the University of Kentucky's Department of Statistics to generate a variety of potential scenarios for the future of energy in Kentucky. The projections included economic and environmental impacts of energy production methods including coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable sources of energy such as solar and wind power.

This interview features Leonard Peters, Secretary of Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet, Arnold Stromberg, Chair of UK's Statistics Department, and Woody Burchett, an intern who worked on the project. 

For more information about this project and other initiatives of the Energy and Environment Cabinet, please visit www.eec.ky.gov

 

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