Harley Recognized for Multicultural Research in Counselor Education

University of Kentucky College of Education professor Dr. Debra Harley has been named a 2021 recipient of the Bobbie Atkins Research Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns. The award recognizes excellence in research in the rehabilitation field, with particular emphasis on research uplifting individuals with disabilities through a lens focused on multiculturalism and diversity. … Read More

Youth Return to Campus for UK STEM Experiences Camps

Students in second grade through high school were back on the University of Kentucky campus this summer for in-person STEM Experiences camps. The program also hosted two weeks of virtual camps, giving students the chance to take part from any location. For 11 years, STEM Experiences camps have given youth opportunities to get a sneak peak of what it feels like to learn in … Read More

‘What School Could Be Academy’ Helps Schools Leverage Pandemic’s Impact 

A University of Kentucky team is linking with a nationally-known education innovator to help educators move beyond what school was before the COVID-19 pandemic.  The UK College of Education’s Center for Next Generation Leadership is offering the What School Could Be Academy. Supported by Ted Dintersmith, a leader in innovation, entrepreneurship, and education, the academy is open … Read More

Free Workshop: Earn a Digital Badge and Professional Development Hours with Leading Voice in Racial Justice and Teacher Education

Take a free summer workshop with Dr. Cheryl E. Matias – a leading voice in racial justice and teacher education – and earn a digital badge from the University of Kentucky College of Education. Open to anyone (professionals, teachers, community members, and students), Matias’ fun and interactive workshop — Beyond the Black … Read More

UK Researchers Author Book on COVID-19 Pandemic Communication

A new book, “Communicating Science in Times of Crisis: COVID-19 Pandemic,” features research and analysis from University of Kentucky faculty. Dr. Dan O’Hair, professor in the College of Communication and Information, and Dr. Mary John O’Hair, professor of educational leadership studies in the College of Education, are co-editors of the book, a first volume in a new series about the study of science communication … Read More

Erwin, Swan Named to Teaching Innovation Institute

University of Kentucky College of Education professors Dr. Heather Erwin and Dr. Kathy Swan have been named to the second cohort of the Teaching Innovation Institute at UK’s Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching. Erwin is professor and chair in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Swan … Read More

Vasquez Heilig Named to Hispanics in Higher Education Board

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig has been appointed to the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Board of Directors. His three-year term begins July 1. “This is something I know would make my grandmothers proud, so I am serving in their memory. Since their … Read More

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