Near the end of January, the community of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was faced with a disturbing possibility: their children could be exposed to harmful chemicals while attending a local public school every day, based on the fact that a contaminated site lay beneath the school. Following confusion and panic from parents and students, nationally recognized […]
Category Archives: Civil Engineering
Recognizing alumni who have demonstrated distinguished professional accomplishments, outstanding character and commitment to community service, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct six honorees into its Hall of Distinction Friday, April 24. Initiated in 1992, the Hall of Distinction not only recognizes notable engineering alumni, but also serves to encourage exemplary achievements by […]
“Despite how challenging of a major or career it is, it’s worth it to me because I know it’s going to make other people’s lives better,” said Jonathan Kellogg, a senior at the University of Kentucky. The path he chose: civil engineering, which affects everyone, every day (think about the pavement you drive on, the water […]
The University of Kentucky Gaines Center for the Humanities has chosen 12 outstanding undergraduates as new scholars for the university’s Gaines Fellowship Program for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years. Read more at UKnow…
Kelly Pennell, assistant professor of civil engineering, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her project “Vapor Intrusion, Knowledge Brokers, and Environmental Health—A Three Dimensional Perspective.” The CAREER Award is one of the NSF’s highest awards and it supports junior faculty who “exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education […]
Isabella Sanchez, a pre-civil engineering junior, has been awarded a $5,000 voucher to apply toward an ISA education abroad program within two years. Read more at UKnow.
Civil engineering faculty member Gabe Dadi was recently featured in the UK Vis Center’s series “What’s Next.” You can see the video and read the article at UKNow.