UK Announces the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab

by Amanda Nelson The University of Kentucky has committed $1.5 million over the next three years to launch the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab: A Partnership for Next Generation Learning, housed in the UK College of Education. In a global economy fueled by ever-evolving technology, the partnership aims to spark powerful, … Read More

Doctoral Students in Special Education Train Teachers in Bolivia

by Brad Duncan While visiting the African countries of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya in 2000, Ruby Owiny noticed an underlying lack of knowledge among local educators concerning students with disabilities. Through conversations with these teachers and students, Owiny came to realize that students who were not in school or had … Read More

Natasha Mamaril Earns Fellowship

Natasha Mamaril, a master’s degree student in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, received a 2008-09 International Fellowship from the American Association for University Women (AAUW). Formerly a chemical engineer for 3M, Mamaril will spend her fellowship year conducting a thesis project entitled “Through the Pipeline: A Qualitative Investigation … Read More

KHP Students Make Presentations at Annual Conference

Several Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) students made presentations at the annual Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD) conference in October. “I think KAHPERD is a wonderful opportunity to get our students involved in the profession,” said Heather Erwin, a KHP assistant professor. “It … Read More

Four Students Honored at Conference USA

When Conference USA announced its 2008 men’s soccer postseason awards recently, four University of Kentucky College of Education students were among the honorees. Marco dos Santos, Jason Griffiths, Masumi Turnbull and Brad Walker, all kinesiology/exercise sciences majors in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, were listed among the best … Read More

Chad Hagerty Named an Academic All-American

Chad Hagerty, a junior kinesiology/exercise science major in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men’s Soccer Second Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced. A native of Louisville, Ky., Hagerty, who was a CoSIDA Academic All-District this … Read More

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