Mark Publishes Desire Study in Journal of Sex Research

It’s a well-known fact that sexual desire ebbs and flows throughout the life of a long-term relationship for a number of reasons. Questions like “What factors increase and decrease desire?” and “How can couples work through those factors?” have long been topics of interest for researchers and clinicians, but dozens … Read More

College of Education Student Nationally Honored as Kinesiology and Health Promotion “Major of Year”

The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) honored University of Kentucky College of Education student Barry Phillips as a “Major of the Year” during the organization’s 133rd National Convention & Expo in March in Nashville, Tenn.  The award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the health, physical education, recreation … Read More

Grad Student’s Research Focuses on Firefighter Fitness

Doctoral student Anssi Saari wasn’t sure how he, as a researcher, would be received, but he could not pass up the chance that came his way last semester. His faculty advisor at the University of Kentucky, Dr. Mark Abel, had connections that enabled Saari to conduct behind-the-scenes research during the … Read More

Sport Psychology Student Wins National Thesis Award

Rena Goodwin, masters student in Counseling Psychology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (Division 47) Thesis Award. Her thesis, “Self-Stigma, Attitudes, and Preferences When Seeking Mental Health and Sport Psychology Services: A Student-Athlete Point of View,” was co-chaired by Drs. … Read More

UK College of Education Celebrates December 2017 Grads

The University of Kentucky College of Education held a celebratory reception for the undergraduate, graduate and professional students who will have completed their degrees by the end of the fall 2017 semester. Their accomplishments were recognized the following day during the UK December 2017 Commencement Ceremonies. More than 1,000 students were … Read More

Dec. 22 College of Education Book Drive

The UK College of Education Council of Student Leaders is working with the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development and Books for Children to donate books to underprivileged children who have never owned a new book. We will also send books to elementary school libraries in need. How you can help: … Read More

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