Hargons Elected to American Psychological Association Board

Dr. Candice Nicole Hargons has been elected to the board of directors for the American Psychological Association (APA), the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the U.S. As one of the board’s 16 members, Hargons, an assistant professor of counseling psychology at the University of Kentucky College of … Read More

UK Prepares Next Generation of Teachers Amid COVID-19

Written by Meg Mills, UK Public Relations and Marketing  Each semester, the University of Kentucky sends education students into the classrooms of experienced teachers to observe and learn best practices for their own future classrooms. For student teachers this year, the experience has been very different. Most area schools are … Read More

UK Faculty Support Statewide Research Study on Pandemic Disruption

A group of high school students studying the impact of COVID-19 on their peers received guidance over the summer from several University of Kentucky faculty members and graduate students. The Prichard Committee Student Voice Team, in consultation with UK faculty members Ellen Usher, Beth Goldstein and Daniela DiGiacomo, set out to gauge … Read More

Our Mission in Wake of Breonna Taylor Case Decision

In light of today’s announcement in the Breonna Taylor case we are reflecting on our values as a college. Our mission focuses on providing leadership in the improvement of the education, health, and well-being of citizens in the Commonwealth, the nation and the world. If we do not prioritize helping to … Read More

Shapiro’s Work Lands in National Baseball Hall of Fame

Dr. Robert Shapiro wants students to chase their wild ideas – scientifically, yes, but also with a bit of audacity, a willingness to take risks. That’s what Shapiro did in the 1970s, and he found that pursuing his curiosity led him to groundbreaking research, which recently landed his work in … Read More

Online Version of STEM Camp Allows Expansion Across Six States

When it became clear the COVID-19 pandemic would prevent STEM camps from taking place at universities across the U.S. this summer, faculty began exploring how the limitations could create new opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school campers. During the past decade, the University of Kentucky’s STEM Camp has given … Read More

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