The Road Less Traveled

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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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

Education in a Culturally Diverse Society

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UK students in a variety of majors take the course EDC/AAS 550: Education in a Culturally Diverse Society. It helps college students develop perspectives that will enable them to enter their future careers providing an equitable service and/or classroom environment where all have equal access and opportunities.   Taught by … Read More

Literacy scholar focuses on brain research

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As brain research has grown, it has given rise to a new research field – educational neuroscience. Researchers are starting to use knowledge gained through brain research to rethink how to improve student learning. Among the voices in this emerging body of knowledge is Dr. George Hruby, who is an … Read More

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