Nominate a Teacher Who Made a Difference

Would you like to thank a teacher who made a difference in your life? Here is a wonderful way to provide a recognition that teacher will never forget. For the 22nd year, the University of Kentucky College of Education is hosting an event for members of the public to honor … Read More

Jan. 31-Feb. 1 Symposium Examines Toll of Mass Incarceration

A two-day symposium at the University of Kentucky will connect academic and community voices on issues surrounding mass incarceration. Organized by the UK College of Education, Punishing Trauma will examine the impact and consequences of punishment and surveillance on children, families, and communities. “Punishing Trauma looks at the systemic effects … Read More

UK Education Online Programs Ranked Among Top in Nation

Two University of Kentucky College of Education master’s degree programs are among the top 20 in the nation, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings. UK’s special education online master’s program is 14th, and the teacher leadership online master’s (listed by the magazine as … Read More

Professor Helps Lead American School Health Association

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney’s contributions to the field of school health have been recognized by the American School Health Association (ASHA). She recently advanced to fellowship status with the organization and will serve on its 2020 board of directors. Whitney, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education … Read More

Think Humanities Podcast Features Thelin

University of Kentucky College of Education professor John Thelin weighed in on topics impacting American higher education, past and present, during episode 114 of the Think Humanities podcast. Hosted by Bill Goodman, the Kentucky Humanities Council produces the podcast for people who love history, philosophy, culture, literature, civic dialogue, and … 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

WUKY Radio Airs Interview with UK College of Education Dean

University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig recently talked with WUKY radio’s Tom Godell to share his vision for the future of the college, which has nearly 3,000 students in more than 70 graduate and undergraduate programs. Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning leader, teacher, and researcher. He … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor, Alumni Receive Honors

A faculty member and four alumni from the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky College of Education have been recognized for contributions to their fields. The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) named: Heather Erwin, chair of the Department of Kinesiology … Read More

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