UK Researchers Author Book on COVID-19 Pandemic Communication

A new book, “Communicating Science in Times of Crisis: COVID-19 Pandemic,” features research and analysis from University of Kentucky faculty. Dr. Dan O’Hair, professor in the College of Communication and Information, and Dr. Mary John O’Hair, professor of educational leadership studies in the College of Education, are co-editors of the book, a first volume in a new series about the study of science communication … Read More

Erwin, Swan Named to Teaching Innovation Institute

University of Kentucky College of Education professors Dr. Heather Erwin and Dr. Kathy Swan have been named to the second cohort of the Teaching Innovation Institute at UK’s Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching. Erwin is professor and chair in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Swan … Read More

Vasquez Heilig Named to Hispanics in Higher Education Board

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig has been appointed to the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Board of Directors. His three-year term begins July 1. “This is something I know would make my grandmothers proud, so I am serving in their memory. Since their … Read More

Sport Psychology’s Cormier Named Top Early Career Practitioner

Marc Cormier’s passion for helping students as a sport and exercise psychology practitioner and faculty member at the University of Kentucky is evident on playing fields and in the classroom. His dedication is being recognized by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology with the 2021 Early Career Practitioner Award. Cormier … Read More

K-Ready Camp Helps All Children Prepare for Kindergarten

Provide your child the opportunity to learn kindergarten-readiness skills at the 2021 K-Ready Camp, a service provided by the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Behavioral Supports through the College of Education. Designed for children age 4 to 6, campers will learn kindergarten-readiness and friendship skills in an inclusive, diverse, … Read More

Doctoral Candidate Tackling Black Health Disparities

By Elizabeth Chapin Jardin Dogan says her clinical practice and own life experiences have inspired her research, which is helping to eliminate mental, social and sexual health disparities for Black people. The counseling psychology doctoral candidate in the University of Kentucky’s College of Education counsels people who are experiencing mental … Read More

Register Now for Education and Civil Rights for the New Decade

The University of Kentucky College of Education is offering a community resource on the journey for racial equity through a new conference, Education and Civil Rights for the New Decade. The virtual conference features some of the nation’s most influential thought leaders during two days of sessions, Friday, May 7, … Read More

Register Now for Implicit Bias Virtual Symposium

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig will lead participants in a free implicit bias virtual symposium at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. The Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties is hosting the event to offer tools to confront, reduce, and eliminate this … Read More

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