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UK researchers, community partners tackle health threats from 'forever chemicals'

Nearly every person in the United States has been exposed to per- and polyfluorinated alky substances (PFAS) at some point in their life. These “forever chemicals” are the focus of a targeted investigation by University of Kentucky Superfund Research Center (UKSRC) researchers who are working collaboratively with community partners to protect Kentuckians.

Stewards of Infrastructure, the Environment and Communities

Kelly Pennell alongside Anna Hoover collaborated with researchers at Purdue University and Ohio State University on a recent publication titled: “Bystander Chemical Exposures and Injuries Associated with Nearby Plastic Sewer Pipe Manufacture: Public Health Practice and Lessons”.

Engineering Students and Alumni Were Honored at the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards Program

Seun Adekunle, a computer science student, Maya Bentley Anthony, a biosystems engineering graduate, Jayla McCoy, a mechanical engineering student and Austin Mitchell, a civil engineering graduate were honored during the 31st annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards program Friday, Oct. 14 at the Gatton Student Center.

Department Spotlights

Sarah Schweitzer (BSCE 2017)

Alumna Sarah Schweitzer is an operations and maintenance engineer with PEAK Wind in Boston, Massachusetts.


Civil Engineering

Alumni

Luis Arduz (BSCE 1988; MSCE 1996)

Luis Arduz, one of the college's earliest graduates of Hispanic descent, is a project manager, geotechnical engineer and senior associate at Stantec.


Civil Engineering

Alumni

Michelle Imarah

Senior civil engineering major Michelle Imarah is an international student from Nigeria with big plans for her future. 


Civil Engineering

Student