Student Receives Grant for Transgender Health Care Project

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Holly Brown, a counseling psychology doctoral student, has been named a recipient of a research grant awarded by the UK Graduate School and Office of LGBTQ* Resources. The one-time grant supports research and/or professional development related to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and/or intersectional approaches to identity. Brown studies gatekeeping around … Read More

College of Education Professor Named Vice-President for Institutional Diversity

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Dr. Sonja Feist-Price, a professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, is the University of Kentucky’s next vice president for institutional diversity. Sonja Feist-Price will begin her duties as vice president for institutional diversity on March 20, UK President Eli Capilouto announced this week to … Read More

Student Wins Award to Study at Oxford University

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The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Derek Gaiser, a secondary social studies education and history junior from Ludlow, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Gaiser’s expenses for summer study at Oxford University. The Kentucky Branch … Read More

Rostosky Featured in American Psychological Association Books Article

Dr. Sherry Rostosky, professor of Counseling Psychology in the UK College of Education, was recently interviewed along with Dr. Ellen Riggle, professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science, by American Psychological Association (APA) Books. Rostosky and Riggle co-authored Happy Together: Thriving as a Same-Sex Couple in Your Family, Workplace, … Read More

McCormick, Thelin Quoted in Inside Higher Ed

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Inside Higher Ed included the expertise of two University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members in “Kentucky’s Need-Based Aid Gamble.”  To read what Dr. Katherine McCormick (Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling) and Dr. John Thelin (Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation) had to say, … Read More

Henry Receives Confucius Award

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  Dr. Laurie Henry, associate dean for clinical programs and partnerships at the University of Kentucky College of Education, has been honored with the UK Confucius Institute’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who have done outstanding work toward the understanding of and learning about China on campus … Read More

Social Justice Lecture Series

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J Mase III, a black/trans/queer poet, came to campus in February to give a talk, “How I Survived the Gay Rights Movement as a Trans Person of Color.” It was hosted by the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the UK College of Education as part of its Social Justice … Read More

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