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2023 Festival del Espacio

The University of Kentucky’s Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Arts & Sciences recently held its third Festival del Espacio, an outreach event to the Hispanic community that’s funded by the National Science Foundation. The event on May 19 brought 37 children in grades 1…

48th Annual Naff Symposium

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky organizes an annual Symposium on Chemistry and Molecular Biology.  This Symposium was established in honor of Anna S. Naff, a University of Kentucky graduate, through the generous support of Dr. Benton Naff of NIH. The…

2023 Black Alumni Reunion - A&S Reception Breakfast

Breakfast Reception featuring Frank X Walker and A&S Students.

The Lunsford Scholars: An Evening with Bruce Lunsford 2023

The Lunsford Scholars gathered together to have an evening with Bruce Lunsford.

2023 Founder's Day

A few photos from our 2023 Founder's Day event! 

2023 CIBS & UK Press Book Presentations - Frank X Walker, Anastasia Curwood, Gerald Smith

UK’s College of Arts & Sciences faculty authors celebrated their newest book releases in this event featuring readings and inspirations from the authors.

Phillis Wheatley at 250: The Pasts and Futures of Reading and Writing #BlackJoy

The College of Arts and Sciences held an event with three prominent scholars on the life and work of Phillis Wheatley.

December Graduation 2022

A few photos from our Dec 2022 graduation ceremony at Rupp Arena. A big congrats to all of our amazing grduates!

Fall 2022 Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

The University of Kentucky Air Force ROTC celebrated the commissioning of 6 UK Students.

2022 A&S Homecoming Tailgate

A&S alumni cheered on the Cats at the UK Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate Tent Party & Pep Rally before they took on Mississippi State for the 2022 Homecoming game!  

2022 Dawson Lecture

Photos from the 2022 Dawson Lecture. This lecture series commemorates Professor Dawson's leadership in the Department and features speakers noted for the quality, depth and breadth of their research.

Fall 2022 A&S Alumni Tailgate

A&S alumni joined Dean Ana Franco-Watkins for tailgate food and drinks, games, and camaraderie before the Cats took on the Georgia Bulldogs! 

Galápagos Islands Program Engages Students in History and Evolution

This summer, Jim Krupa, UK biology professor, led a course on the evolutionary ecology of the Galápagos archipelago.

“The life on the islands is almost otherworldly,” Krupa said. “The students are absolutely shocked and amazed when they arrive. It’s incredible to…

2022 Fall A&S K Week Event

The College of Arts & Sciences welcomed more than 1,700 first year students to campus at their K Week event on Aug. 18, 2022!