College of Education Undergraduate Research Fellows Present Work at National Conference

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The University of Kentucky College of Education’s STEM Education Department was recently a host site for the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Principal investigator associate professor and director of graduate studies Molly Fisher and co-PI professor and department chair Jennifer Wilhelm received funding for the project … 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

STEM Students and Faculty Hold Family Math Night

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Faculty and students from the UK College of Education recently held a family math night at Lexington’s Beaumont Middle School, with more than 550 participants. The purpose of Family Math Nights is to increase parental involvement in mathematics and to target struggling students by encouraging more family involvement at home … Read More

Full STEAM Ahead

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Just because school is out for summer doesn’t mean every student is taking a break from learning.  Many students from the Fayette County Public School’s (FCPS) STEAM Academy have participated in labs and even undergraduate research at the University of Kentucky to further enhance their already innovative educational experience. The … Read More

Impact on Kentucky Education

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Students, faculty, administrators and staff in the University of Kentucky College of Education have been hard at work this summer, making progress on a number of programs and initiatives that are innovating P-12 learning, leadership and assessment in Kentucky schools. “The College of Education’s faculty, staff, students and collaborators feel as committed … Read More

Family Math Night Thrills Local School

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by Brad Duncan Faculty and students from the UK College of Education recently held their annual math night to the joy of teachers, students and parents at Lexington’s Beaumont Middle School. “I truly do not have enough words to accurately describe how valuable math night was for our students,” said … Read More

Ribbon Cutting Launches Kentucky STEMx Network

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by Amanda Nelson A ribbon cutting was held Friday, November 30, to officially mark the launch of Kentucky’s involvement in the STEMx Network created by the Battelle Memorial Institute, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization. The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab is facilitating … Read More

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