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S-STEM Program nkzakh0 Wed, 01/12/2022 - 08:57 am

 

 

2022 S-STEM scholars

Welcome to S-STEM! The S-STEM program provides four years of scholarship support for up to 15 qualifying incoming Biology or Neuroscience majors per year.  The average scholarship amount is $5000/year, depending on financial need.

 

S-STEM scholars will also receive four years of specialized opportunities and support, including:

3 Biology Majors Awarded 2021-22 Goldwater Scholarship rlle237 Mon, 04/19/2021 - 11:09 am
Cagney Coomer Leaves UK With Biology Doctorate, Tremendous Impact on Science and Young People

By Richard LeComte

Cagney Coomer has three big achievements under her belt:  She earned a doctorate in Biology from the University of Kentucky in the College of Arts & Sciences; she started a nonprofit to encourage kids to pursue science and technology; and her research unlocked the secrets of two genes in the eye – the subject of her dissertation.  

rlle237 Wed, 09/02/2020 - 02:14 pm
STEMCATs Program Bears Fruit

This Living Learning Program gives freshmen a mentored head start on the way to majoring in the sciences and mathematics

By Richard LeComte

Started in 2015, the STEMCats Living Learning Program has helped students majoring within the many and varied areas of the sciences or mathematics find their way to success at UK. And STEMCats peer mentors are a big part of that effort. 

rlle237 Wed, 03/25/2020 - 03:19 pm
Biology's Eve Schneider Named 2020 Sloan Research Fellow rlle237 Wed, 02/12/2020 - 10:10 am

A&S Neuroscience Professor Shapes the Minds of Tomorrow With Hands-on Lab Experience

By Madison Dyment

One of the most rewarding aspects of higher education is the chance to train the next generation of leaders and workers. Every so often, students are lucky enough to find opportunities that go above and beyond to give them practical experience in preparing them for their future. Mark Prendergast’s BIO 199 class is one of those opportunities.

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