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It’s not in the least unusual to see large groups of young people walking across the University of Kentucky campus. What does make some in the campus community pause and give certain groups a second look — even a smile — is that some of those young people are far, far shorter and younger than the norm. On a regular basis, especially during the warmer months of...
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Elementary education majors poised to graduate from the University of Kentucky College of Education will soon begin the process of finding a teaching position. Several Lexington principals and school leaders recently played a role in helping the students prepare. A seminar was held at Veterans Park Elementary where students learned about the application and interview process from Amy McVey, principal of...
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Female students are less likely than their male counterparts to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (also known as STEM), but a group of women at the University of Kentucky are trying to change that. In partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Kentucky branch, a group of UK students, faculty and staff have...
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Undergraduate Research Fellows at National Council of Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Conference in Asheville, NC . The University of Kentucky College of Education’s STEM Education Department is a host site for the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Dr. Molly Fisher (PI) and Dr. Jennifer Wilhelm (co-PI) received funding for this project to help undergraduates explore and participate in...
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Responding to the Kentucky Department of Education’s call for increased global competency for Kentucky’s K-12 students, as well as a desire among many UK education majors to increase their exposure to diverse situations and worldviews, the UK College of Education recently developed a program within the EdLife Living Learning Community to support future educators in increasing their own global competency....