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Access video here. As an aviation rescue swimmer in the United States Navy, UK freshman Zach Grills had to put his fears aside the moment he began rescue swimming school. "In a real life scenario, jumping into the water is crazy," said Grills, a native of London, Kentucky. "Stormy conditions is probably the most stressful environment you could ever put yourself...
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Henry Receives Confucius Award

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 towards the understanding of and learning about China on campus and...
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  A UK College of Education student reads to children at Breckinridge Elementary. When Breckinridge Elementary sent an email seeking readers for Black History Month, it sparked an idea for two University of Kentucky College of Education faculty members. Dr. Mary Shake and Joni Meade teach literacy methods in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. In semesters past, students captured video...
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Kera Ackerman has been awarded The Myrle E. and Verle D. Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Program Award to support bringing Dr. Mary Brownell, the Irving and Rose Fien Endowed Professor of Education at the University of Florida, to the University of Kentucky to serve as the outside examiner for her dissertation defense. Ackerman is a lecturer in the UK College of Education, and...
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The College of Education Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology’s Social Justice Scholarship Series will bring J Mase III, a black/trans/queer poet, to campus to give a talk on, “How I Survived the Gay Rights Movement as a Trans Person of Color.” It will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in the Taylor Education...