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William N. Lipscomb Centennial Celebration

During the afternoon of October 24, 2019, the Chemistry Department celebrated the 100th birthday (on December 9) of William Nunn Lipscomb, Jr., who is perhaps our most illustrious graduate.  Lipscomb grew up in Lexington, graduated in 1941 from the University of Kentucky with a major in chemistry, and earned his Ph.D.

Coding and Decoding Calcium Signals in Plants

Host: Seth DeBolt, University of Kentucky

The College of Arts and Sciences in collaboration with the College of Agriculture & the Graduate School is sponsoring this graduate seminar course. Two of the seminars will be held in the Biology Department (TH Morgan Building) and two will be held in the Plant Sciences Building (College of Agriculture).

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Molecular, genetic and biochemical approaches to understanding and improving tomato flavor

Host: Seth DeBolt, University of Kentucky

The College of Arts and Sciences in collaboration with the College of Agriculture & the Graduate School is sponsoring this graduate seminar course. Two of the seminars will be held in the Biology Department (TH Morgan Building) and two will be held in the Plant Sciences Building (College of Agriculture).

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Location:
Cameron Williams Lecture Hall (Plant Sciences Building)
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Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame 2014

The College of Arts and Sciences inducted six new members into its Hall of Fame Oct. 10, 2014, with a ceremony at the Singletary Center for the Arts, bringing the current totals to 38 alumni and 13 emeritus faculty A&S Hall of Fame members.

2014 Alumni Inductees:

Ethelee Davidson Baxter

Robert Straus Lipman

Jill M. Rappis

George H. Scherr

2014 Emeriti Faculty Inductees:

George C. Herring

Keith B. MacAdam

Chellgren Center Names 37 New Fellows: 20 in A&S
The Chellgren Fellows Program is for students with exceptional academic potential and aspirations, who are eager to participate in a special learning community designed to cultivate extraordinary achievement.
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UK Junior Named Udall Scholar
Sam Beavin, a University of Kentucky junior majoring in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry, has been awarded a Udall Scholarship of up to $5,000 for his senior year.
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Fighting Alzheimer's with Antioxidants: Allan Butterfield

Allan Butterfield is UK's Alumni Association Endowed Professor of Biological Chemistry at UK, and the Director of the Center for Membrane Sciences.

The focus of his research is the study of oxidative stress on the brain, one of the main components of Alzheimer's Disease.

In this podcast, Professor Butterfield discusses his research group's experiments and results, and talks about fighting the disease by stimulating the brain's production of antioxidants.

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