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Why Preparing Engineers and Computer Scientists Matters for Kentucky

October 13, 2017

Kentucky has the potential to become a leading force in advanced manufacturing – an industry priority for the Commonwealth and a critical element in our state’s future economic growth and prosperity.

Six Students Selected for UK's Inaugural Mgt Leadership for Tomorrow Cohort

October 04, 2017

Six University of Kentucky students were admitted to the Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Career Prep program. The students make up the first ever MLT cohort of University of Kentucky students.

Fall Career Fair to Host 110 Potential Employers

September 21, 2017

Where can aspiring engineering students connect with 110 noteworthy employers at the same time? At the University of Kentucky Fall 2017 Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, to be held on the Main Court of Memorial Coliseum from 12-4 p.m. Tuesday, September 26.

Thapliyal Receives NSF Award to Research Photovoltaic-based Approach to Vehicular Security

September 20, 2017

Himanshu Thapliyal, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Kentucky, has been awarded funding by the National Science Foundation to explore hardware security measures for vehicle security.

Five UK Undergrads Selected for NSF Summer Research Programs

August 28, 2017

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced five of the university's undergraduate students pursued research in their fields of study this summer with funding from the National Science Foundation-Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program.

Johnson and Tyler Receive Fulbright Scholarships

July 19, 2017

University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that four UK graduates have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships and three have accepted the award.

Students Bring New-school Optimization to an Old School Radio Station

July 19, 2017

On March 7, 1988, WRFL (“Radio Free Lexington”) began broadcasting on 88.1 FM from the University of Kentucky campus. Since that day, the station has put a live human being in the DJ’s chair 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Three UK Students Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program

April 28, 2017

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that senior Benjamin Riley, of Louisville, Kentucky, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Riley is among 240 students nationwide awarded the Goldwater Scholarship this year. This year’s Goldwater Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,286 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of 470 colleges and universities nationwide.

Additionally, two other UK students, Aaron Mueller, of Louisville, and Connor VanMeter, of Lexington, were among 307 students to receive honorable mention recognition from the esteemed scholarship program.

UK College of Engineering to Induct Five Alumni Into its Hall of Distinction

April 20, 2017

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.