The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that 11 of the university’s students and alumni have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.
The University of Kentucky recognized exceptional faculty and teaching assistants at the Outstanding Teaching Awards at the 2017 University of Kentucky Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 25, in Woodward Hall of the Gatton College of Business and Economics building. Recipients of the inaugural Inclusive Excellence Awards, in partnership with the Office for Institutional Diversity were also recognized.
On April 21, 2017, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will induct five alumni into its Hall of Distinction. Being inducted are: Allen W. Brown, of Plano, Texas; William Todd Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Elmer T. Lee, of Frankfort, Kentucky (posthumous induction); Javaid Masoud, of St. Paul, Minnesota; and Mark D. Whitley, of Fort Worth, Texas.
The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders
Engineers Day, better known as E-Day, is February 25, 2017, from 9 am to 1 pm. This open house showcases the diversity of research in the UK College of Engineering. The event, sponsored by Lexmark, offers interactive displays for school-age children in six buildings across campus.
University of Kentucky engineering students have a new laboratory space. A renovation of the Chemical Engineering Unit Operations Laboratory in the basement of the F. Paul Anderson Tower will accommodate the recent increase in undergraduate chemical engineering class sizes.
The Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation (KSEF) has made Associate Dean for Administration and Academic Affairs and Gill Eminent Professor Kimberly Ward Anderson a member of their inaugural class of Fellows.
Angela Gutierrez, a doctoral student at the University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center was one of six promising trainees nationwide awarded K.C. Donnelly Externship Award Supplements to fund their research at other institutions.
A new initiative in the University of Kentucky College of Engineering will better prepare freshmen for success at the top-ranked engineering college in Kentucky. The First-Year Engineering Program will expose students to engineering courses, disciplines and faculty from day one, enabling them to make a more informed decision when choosing their major.