Undergraduate Research Opportunity With Pay, Apply By May 22

Undergraduate students interested in working as a STEM Education research fellow have just a few more days to apply. The application deadline is Friday, May 22. Molly Fisher, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of STEM Education, was awarded a three-year renewal of a $378,159 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) … Read More

New Health Promotion badges offered this summer

For the first time, the University of Kentucky College of Education will offer digital badges students can earn fully online as they invest in their well-being and build professional skills. Digital badges can be used on a resume, social media, email signature and other ways to signify additional study in … Read More

Teaching Accessibly Online (and enjoying it!)

Blog written by Allison Levine, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Originally published by the American Counseling Association I have been teaching online and using online supplements in my teaching for 5 years now. In fact, I have the privilege of working in the first online rehabilitation counselor education program in the country. … Read More

Advice for Parents: Talking to Kids about COVID-19

By Candice N. Hargons, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology In these unprecedented and trying times, most of us are having to manage our own fears and concerns about how we want to live through the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for those of us who are parents, … Read More

College of Education Graduate Programs Rise in Rankings

University of Kentucky College of Education graduate programs are on the rise, climbing 14 spots to break the top 30 among public institutions and 43rd overall among all education graduate programs in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. “Our highest-ever ranking shows … Read More

UK Researcher’s Study Focuses on Painful Hip Condition

Written by Amanda Nelson University of Kentucky researchers are in search of answers for those who suffer from a painful hip condition known as Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS). A study in the January issue of Clinical Biomechanics helps shed light on the short-term outcome of anthroscopic surgery for the condition. … Read More

Challenge accepted, perspective gained

Put a pin on a map on the corner of Scott Street and N. Upper, where the Taylor Education Building sits on the gently rolling University of Kentucky campus. Now, put a pin on Baghdad, Iraq. As maps go, it’s a long way from one pin to the other. And … Read More

A vital foundation

I’m honored to be part of one of the world’s most honorable professions. Teachers are the foundation for all other vocations. – Julian Vasquez Heilig, Ph.D. Dean and Professor, UK College of Education

Fulfilling a dream

I have wanted to be a teacher since I was 6 years old. Since then, I’ve focused my energy on learning how to teach because I believe every student deserves the very best I have to offer. Teaching is my way of giving back to my community and making a … Read More

Learning from the past to prepare for the future

I want to be a Social Studies teacher because I want to educate our youth about the past. During the last couple of years I have realized how little people truly know about our history as a nation and the history of the world in general. By being a social … Read More

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