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'I’m So Proud to Get Involved' – DanceBlue Clinic Patient and Chemical Engineering Student Joins Dance Marathon

Johnny Kirkpatrick came to the University of Kentucky from Paducah in 2019 expecting what most students do – a fresh start. He was ready to make new friends and have new experiences. He never imagined facing college and a cancer diagnosis all at once.


Rebecca Liebert Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Liebert was elected to the NAE in recognition of her leadership in developing and executing innovative initiatives to strengthen the U.S. manufacturing industry.


Jack Groppo Selected for UK's 2022 Great Teacher Award

Jack Groppo, professor in the Department of Mining Engineering, was one of six University of Kentucky educators who were named 2022 Great Teachers by the UK Alumni Association. 


UK's Disease Detectives Use Wastewater Testing to Monitor COVID Infection Trends

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers from the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine and College of Engineering have joined forces to track the virus’ presence in the community using wastewater testing.


An Interview with Sebastian Bryson the College of Engineering’s First Black Full Professor

In the spirit of Black History Month, we are publishing an interview with L. Sebastian Bryson, Hardin-Drnevich-Huang Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, who became the College of Engineering’s first Black full Professor on July 1, 2021.


Three Engineering Undergraduate Researchers to Present at 20th ‘Posters at the Capitol’

Three undergraduate researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering have been chosen to present their research at the 2022 Posters-at-the-Capitol event on March 3 at the Kentucky state capitol in Frankfort.


Wildcat Wednesday: Ruth Coleman, 1st Black Woman to Graduate from UK Engineering

On this “Wildcat Wednesday,” UK honors Ruth Coleman — the first Black woman to graduate from the College of Engineering in 1977, not long after the end of the Civil Rights Movement.


Jennifer Doerge Receives NACADA Region 3 Award for Excellence in Advising

Excellence in Advising Awards recognize individuals who demonstrate qualities and practices that make significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. Winners will receive complimentary registration to their region conference.


Superfund Research Featured in SRP e-Posted Notes

The UK Superfund follows a multidisciplinary scientific approach to understanding how environmental contaminants harm the body and explore effective interventions to protect the health of communities.


Valentine’s Stories of the College of Engineering

The classrooms of the College of Engineering are filled with study groups, science experiments, club meetings, and sometimes, love stories. Things can really heat up when learning about thermodynamics! To celebrate the power of love multiplied by the rigors of engineering, we asked three couples to share their stories of love and engineering.