$2 Million Grant Initiative to Catalyze New Roles, Strategies for Assessment

Assessment for Learning Project seeks to kindle practice-level innovation capable of informing and shaping system-level change Washington, D.C., October 23, 2015—The University of Kentucky College of Education-based Center for Innovation in Education (CIE), in partnership with Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), today announced a Request for Learning (RFL) for the … Read More

Building a Vibrant Future

By Beth Goins Chris Black has a philosophy about buildings. “They’re the bones of a community and all the other things are attached,” he said, speaking from his office at Ray Black & Son, named for his grandfather and father. The practical, simple beige building in Paducah, Kentucky, belies the … Read More

The Road Less Traveled

By Amanda Nelson It was a Tuesday and the ground was damp from a rain the night before. A little boy and his grandmother awoke early and began a journey from their small village in West Africa. He was on his way to kindergarten. The boy had started at another … Read More

Rising Star

  Dajuan Rudolph shines. With a brilliant smile and poise despite wielding an apparently heavy backpack, she warmly shakes my hand as we meet in person for the first time on the steps of the Taylor Education Building. I’m there to take her photo, catching up with her in a … Read More

Scholarship Applications Now Available Online

The College of Education general scholarship application for Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 is now available online on the Scholarships and Financial Aid page. The 2016 application deadline is listed next to each scholarship link. All applications must be submitted by the deadline to be considered. Incoming Freshmen Application – Deadline January … Read More

UK Offers Experiential Learning to STEM Teachers

By Katie Pratt LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2015) — Teaching science is one thing, experiencing it is another. Through a unique program, Kentucky science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers spent this past summer experiencing the subjects firsthand on the University of Kentucky campus through the STEM PRIDE program.   Spearheaded by faculty … Read More

Mark Selected as TEDMED Research Scholar

Kristen Mark, University of Kentucky College of Education assistant professor of health promotion and director of the Sexual Health Promotion Lab, has been selected as a 2015 TEDMED Research Scholar. Mark is one of 32 scholars selected from hundreds of applications based on her experience and expertise. TEDMED is the … Read More

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