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Alumni Mentoring Program helps Lewis Honors students cultivate career readiness, well-being

Unique to the University of Kentucky Lewis Honors College is the Center for Personal Development (CPD) which aims to help students cultivate self-awareness, well-being, and career readiness. Among the various CPD offerings is the Alumni Mentoring Program, which started in 2020.

Call for Submissions: UK’s undergraduate peer, expert-reviewed research journal

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is accepting submissions for the spring issue of  Aperture, a new open-access, interdisciplinary student journal.

Big Blue Slam blood drives on UK campus Jan. 22-26

Kentucky Blood Center (KBC) will be at the Gatton Student Center Ballroom A 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Jan. 22-26; at William T. Young Library from 1-5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22; and at Lewis Honors from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26.

Clark is breaking down barriers and staking her claim in cybersecurity field

Lewis Honors College student Tiffany Clark '25 found herself entangled in a challenging predicament this fall. She grappled with conflicting options as a looming decision deadline cast its shadow. Many young adults her age would have coveted the intricacy of Clark’s dilemma: “Which well-paying, potentially career-making summer internship should I choose — the one nestled in the sunny theme park capital of the world or the other in glitzy proximity to the famed Hollywood sign?”

Advancing Kentucky: UK alumnus Colby Hall working to better his Appalachian home

When Colby Hall graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and biological sciences, he had no idea his career path would lead him to his current position as executive director at Shaping our Appalachian Region Inc. (SOAR), a position he has held since 2020. SOAR is a regional nonprofit focused on economic revitalization in Kentucky's 54 Appalachian counties through local projects and programs.

Date set for 18th annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) will celebrate bold dreamers and strategic thinkers at the upcoming Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. “Participating in the showcase provided me with the opportunity to present my research to a general audience of my peers,” said Diksha Satish, a junior Lewis Honors College member and biology and mathematics major in the College of Arts and S

UK student media makes history at National College Media Convention

KRNL Lifestyle and Fashion and the Kentucky Kernel won the most first-place awards in recent Kernel Media history for their work during the 2022-23 school year. KRNL Editor-in-Chief is Lewis Honors College student Emma Reilly who also won second place for Best Feature Story.

UK undergraduates launch new peer- and expert-reviewed research journal

The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research is launching a new open-access, interdisciplinary student journal titled Aperture. Lewis Honors College student Megan Johnston serves as co-editor in chief and several other Honors students are part of the Executive Editorial Board.

2023 Oswald Research and Creativity Competition winners announced

Established in 1964 by then-President John Oswald, the Oswald Research and Creativity Competition encourages undergraduate research and creative activities across all fields of study.

UK recognized on Time magazine’s inaugural list of Best Colleges for Future Leaders

The University of Kentucky has been recognized on the inaugural list of Best Colleges for Future Leaders by Time magazine and Statista.