College Creates Department of STEM Education

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by Jenny Wells (UK Public Relations) and Brad Duncan Q&A with Jennifer Wilhelm As the nation works to improve education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the University of Kentucky College of Education is moving forward with plans to improve teacher preparation in these disciplines. To achieve this goal, … Read More

Veronica Umeasiegbu Receives UK Adelstein Award

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by Brad Duncan Each year the University of Kentucky Disability Resource Center honors a student with a disability who has been an inspiration to his or her peers and the campus community. For 2011, the Carol S. Adelstein Outstanding Student Award was given to Veronica Umeasiegbu, a doctoral student in … Read More

Bottge, Colleagues Receive National Assessment Award

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by Brad Duncan The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) will honor a group of researchers, including the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Brian Bottge, for its work in the development of a statistical method for measuring the growth of students’ problem-solving skills in mathematics. The foursome will … Read More

Spotlight on Faculty Member Lucian Taylor

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Q: How long have you been at the College of Education? What is your position here? A: This is my 18th year at UK! I am an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in pedagogy. I’m also the director of our Life Fitness Classes. I work … Read More

New UK Center Focuses on Technology Needs of School Administrators

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by Amanda Nelson and Jenny Wells A one-of-a-kind educational innovation center designed to help move schools into the 21st century is relocating to the University of Kentucky. The Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), which is moving to UK, partners with regional educational organizations and … Read More

Harley, Jensen Receive Provost’s Awards

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by Brad Duncan At the inaugural Founder’s Day celebration at the University of Kentucky, Provost Kumble Subbaswamy announced the recipients of the annual Provost’s awards. Debra Harley, professor and chair of the College of Education’s Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, was named a Distinguished Service Professor, while Jane … Read More

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