March 9: Register for “You Can’t Teach That!” Webinar

Register to claim your spot for a free webinar, “You Can’t Teach That! Curricular Challenges & African American Studies Bans in Higher Education & Secondary School,” taking place online 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 9. Featured speakers include Dr. Thandeka K. Chapman, Dr. Patrick Valdez, Dr. Cecilia Suarez, Dr. Neal Hutchens, and … Read More

Adrienne Dixson shares how research has power to improve educational equity 

University of Kentucky Professor Adrienne Dixson, Ph.D., says education research, when done well and with a focus on addressing inequity, can be quite powerful. Dixson is executive director of the Educational and Civil Rights Initiative at the UK College of Education and professor in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies. She … Read More

UK College of Education alum Gail Dent shares career journey to NCAA

After launching her career as a communications professional at the University of Kentucky, and later with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, Gail Dent landed a role with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Today, she is an NCAA associate director of communications. But in 1988, she was a Louisville … Read More

Feb. 21: Register Now for Athlete Activism Webinar

Register now to attend the Institute for the Transformation of Sport’s webinar, “Athlete Activism,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 on Zoom. The institute is part of the University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Panelists include Dr. Billy Hawkins, University of Houston … Read More

New grant helping research team engineer better mental health solutions

A group of University of Kentucky researchers have received a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to help them continue a critical mission. Sarah Wilson, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering, and Joseph Hammer, associate professor and director of training … Read More

Feb. 8: Free Screening of ‘Let the Little Light Shine’

Register to attend a free screening of the film “Let the Little Light Shine,” 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 in 158 Taylor Education Building (auditorium). This film, directed by Kevin Shaw, explores what happens when a top-ranked elementary school is threatened to be replaced by a new high school favoring … Read More

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