Doctoral Student Selected for Jackson Scholars Network

Rasheed Flowers, a University of Kentucky College of Education doctoral student, has been selected to participate in the University Council for Education Administration’s (UCEA) Barbara L. Jackson Scholars Network. The Jackson Scholars program was created to provide a support system for graduate students of color and to help increase the … Read More

New Study Focuses on Hip Osteoarthritis Among Farmers

The demands of farming put agricultural workers at high risk of developing hip osteoarthritis. Researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Education are looking at why this happens and will develop methods to optimize hip health. The pilot study, funded by the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury … Read More

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. This year, the shift to online education in the face of COVID-19 required an innovative … 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

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