college of arts & sciences

'East Meets West' in Fashion

The University of Kentucky's Confucius Institute brings together two worlds of style at "East Meets West: Fashion, Dance and Music."

UK Chemistry Researchers Develop Metal Complexes To Study Cancer

University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry researchers Edith GlazerSean Parkin and students Erin Wachter and Diego Moyá recently published a study showing that specialized compounds containing the metal ruthenium may be able to visualize or damage specific DNA structures relevant for cancer.

Queen of Modern Day Memoirs Mary Karr to Headline Women Writers Conference

Since her reign at the top of the New York Times bestseller list in 1995 for "The Liars' Club," writer Mary Karr has been credited with launching a memoir revolution.

Gonzales Chosen to Judge PEN Award

PEN’s Literary Awards Committee has chosen Manuel Gonzales, assistant professor of English at the University of Kentucky, as a judge for the 2016 PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize

Biology Senior Awarded Gilman International Scholarship

Two University of Kentucky seniors have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this spring. The scholarship will fund studies in the Czech Republic for human nutrition major Rebecca Blair and in Germany for biology major Austin E. Eirk.  


UK Community Helps Turnaround Academic Performance at William Wells Brown

 A student falling behind in math class at William Wells Brown Elementary counted figures on a color-coded worksheet aloud with help from a guest tutor on Oct. 23

Uk at the Half with Robert Cass

Robert Cass, a mathematics major and the Astronaut Scholarship winner, was the subject of last Saturday’s UK at the Half during the NJIT basketball game.

Sustainability Forum is Dec. 1; Abstracts Due This Friday

The 5th Annual Sustainability Forum, sponsored by the Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment and the UK Appalachian Center, will take place from 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Hilary J. Boone Center.

UK College of Law, A&S Team Up To Offer 6-Year BA + JD Program

A new collaboration between the University of Kentucky College of Law and College of Arts and Sciences will allow students seeking a law degree to save time and money by graduating in six years instead of seven.

Lexington Evolves From College Town to 'University City'

 It's a partnership unlike any other, relying on each other to complete pivotal projects and daily deeds, constantly working together to find solutions.


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