STEM Students and Faculty Hold Family Math Night

Faculty and students from the UK College of Education recently held a family math night at Lexington’s Beaumont Middle School, with more than 550 participants. The purpose of Family Math Nights is to increase parental involvement in mathematics and to target struggling students by encouraging more family involvement at home … Read More

Stevens-Watkins serving as Ford Foundation panelist

National Academies has invited Dr. Danelle Stevens-Watkins to serve as a Ford Foundation Fellowship Program psychology panelist for the 2015 program year. The fellowships help promote the career development of highly qualified students who will contribute to diversity in higher education.

School Science and Mathematics Association Conference

  Dr. Margaret Mohr-Schroeder serves on the executive board of directors of the School Science and Mathematics Association. She edited the first proceedings book for the organization, published in November. STEM faculty (Drs. Molly Fisher, Rebecca McNall Krall, Margaret Mohr-Schroeder and Jennifer Wilhelm) and students (Maureen Cavalcanti, Kayla Blyman, Thomas … Read More

Educational Innovations Revitalizing Appalachia

Schools across the country are seeking better ways to match the skills of their graduates with opportunities that exist beyond high school. In parts of the country where jobs are scarce, educators have an even bigger challenge.  Being “college and career ready” just isn’t enough. Graduates in these pockets of … Read More

Bausch Appointed to State Panel

  Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Dr. Margaret Bausch to the Kentucky State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children. The panel provides policy guidance with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in Kentucky as defined by special education regulations and applicable state and federal law.

KHP Faculty Member Helps Promote Smoking Cessation

Dr. Melinda Ickes, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, is part of a team working with UK employees to promote smoking cessation. Employees can sign up now through Jan. 16 for the University of Kentucky Quit & Win Contest, sponsored by the UK Tobacco-free Campus Initiative … Read More

Team Chaired by McCormick Helps University Receive Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

  Recognizing the University of Kentucky’s commitment to its surrounding local, national and global communities, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently announced the university has been selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification. UK College of Education faculty member Katherine McCormick, professor of interdisciplinary early childhood … Read More

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