Colleges of Education, Engineering and Arts & Sciences Hold STEM Symposium

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by Brad Duncan The UK colleges of Education, Engineering and Arts & Sciences held the inaugural STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education Conference on Feb. 19. Through paper presentations, posters and roundtable discussions, faculty and students discussed numerous avenues for the enhancement of STEM-related education and creation of new … Read More

Rostosky Looks at Effects of Anti-LGB Legislation

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When marriage amendments are on the ballot, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people experience acute psychological stress and downturns in general well-being; they also become more politically active. These findings, particularly pertinent in the wake of the passage of California’s Proposition 8 are contained in two articles to be published … Read More

Assistant Professor Margaret Bausch Named a Great Teacher

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Margaret Bausch (left) was named a 2009 Great Teacher by the UK Alumni Association. Marian Moore Sims, a UK College of Education alumna, was on hand to notify Bausch of the honor. Margaret Bausch, an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling in the University of … Read More

Gill Named 2009 Teacher of the Year

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Karen Gill, an alumna of the College of Education, was named the 2009 Kentucky Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Ashland Inc., in ceremonies held on Oct. 22 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Ky. Gill, who received her master’s degree in secondary education … Read More

Colleges of Education, Law Commemorate “Rose at 20”

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‘Rose at 20’ Reflects on Kentucky Education Reform by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations To mark the 20th anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Kentucky education history, the University of Kentucky’s colleges of Education and Law, along with the Kentucky Law Journal, will host an event to … Read More

Award-winning Children’s Author to Speak

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by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations Vicki Cobb, an award winning author of more than 85 children’s science trade books will visit the University of Kentucky Sept. 14 and 15 for a book signing and speaking presentation. The book signing will be held at 4 p.m Monday, Sept. 14, at … Read More

Lynda Brown Wright Honored by APA

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by Brad Duncan Lynda Brown Wright, associate professor in the Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology (EDP), was awarded the Dalmas Taylor Distinguished Contributions Award by the American Psychological Association (APA) at its national convention in Toronto on Aug. 7, 2009. The honor is given annually to an alum … Read More

Part-time Instructor Helps Save Fellow Vacationer

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by Brad Duncan Vacations are a time for people to rest, relax, travel and just take a break from the regularity of daily life. However, for Vicki Sageser, a recent trip brought the opportunity to save a life. During a visit to North Carolina in late July, Sageser and her … Read More

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