UK's Woodrum Appointed to American Chemical Society Exams Committee

Kim Woodrum, a senior lecturer in the University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry, has been appointed as a committee member of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute.


NSF Awards $6 Million to UK and Three Partner Schools to Develop Weather Research Drones

A $6 million National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at the University of Kentucky, Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, and University of Nebraska to develop unmanned aircraft systems, otherwise known as drone systems, to study atmospheric physics for improved precision agriculture and weather forecasting.

Biology and Chemistry Chairs Onsite at the Academic Science Building



Department of Biology Chair Vincent Cassone and Department of Chemistry Chair Mark Meier recently visited the Academic Science Building construction site to discuss the ways in which the building will transform science education on campus. The Academic Science Building is scheduled to open Fall 2016.



New Faculty Members in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry welcomes Drs. Lisa Blue, Joshua Owen, and Ashley Steelman as new faculty this fall.

FastTrack, FOCUS Programs Position Students Ahead of the Success Curve

Started in the summer of 2012 as an intensive “boot camp” to help University of Kentucky’s new students prepare for college-level calculus, the FastTrack program has become an integral part of efforts to help students transition to the college classroom.

Get Your Mind Fit for Class, Research at Upcoming Physical Chemistry Boot Camp

The sessions will be instructed by assistant professors of chemistry Peter Kekenes-Huskey and Chad Risko, and Caitlin Scott, a post-doctoral scholar in the department.

Dean Kornbluh Onsite at the Academic Science Building



Arts & Sciences Dean Mark Lawrence Kornbluh visited the Academic Science Building construction site to discuss its current progress and his excitement for what the facility means for the University of Kentucky. The Academic Science Building is scheduled to open Fall 2016.



Identifying Biomarkers Key to Early Intervention in Alzheimer's Disease

Although the term didn’t surface until the 1980s, the concept of biomarkers has been around for almost a century. Today, doctors routinely test blood for signs of anemia or the antigen associated with prostate cancer.

The Books That Shaped Them

Summer: a time to catch up on neglected projects, reconnect with old friends and tackle that summer reading list.

UK Places 84 Student-athletes on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Student-athletes from all eight of Kentucky's spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 84 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on Tuesday.


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