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LG&E and KU Foundation to Support WiE Explore Summer Camp

WiE Explore is a six-day, residential summer camp that enables female students to explore all nine UK engineering majors in a non-competitive, fun, hands-on environment.

Two Engineering Students Win Miss Black & Gold Awards

Chemical engineering junior K’Lynn King was named Miss Black & Gold, and electrical engineering junior Savannah Lewis was named Miss Gold (first runner-up).

Three Engineering Wildcats Inducted into Frank G. Ham Society of Character

Inductees have shown an extraordinary commitment to academic excellence, athletic participation, personal development, career preparation and serving as a role model.


March 3 at 6:00pm

Lexington Marriott City Center

March 12 at 6:00pm

Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Nashville

March 24 at 6:30pm

RGAN 207

March 26 at 10:00am

Bill Gatton Student Center


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Ruth A. Coleman

Ruth Coleman made history at the University of Kentucky when she became the first African American woman to graduate from the College of Engineering in 1977.

Civil Engineering


Staci McGill

Advised by assistant extension professor Morgan Hayes, doctoral student and equine enthusiast Staci McGill is exploring all aspects of indoor riding facilities.

Biosystems Engineering


Chris Heintz

A doctoral student advised by mechanical engineering associate professor Jesse Hoagg, Chris’s research involves flying fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Mechanical Engineering