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Department of Mathematics awarded National Science Foundation Grant - "UK at the Half" with Carl Nathe

The Department of Mathematics within the College of Arts and Sciences was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation. In this recent episode of "UK at the Half," which aired on Saturday during the UK vs. Texas A&M game, Nathe speaks with President Eli Capilouto, Elizabeth Lorch, and Peter Perry about how the NSF grant reflects the success of UK's past and ensures that future students will also have opportunities to grow and achieve. "UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast on the radio and is hosted by Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Marketing. 

UK Chemistry Professor, Students' Research Published in National Journal

Environmental Science and Technology, a journal of the American Chemical Society, recently published research by chemistry Assistant Professor Marcelo Guzman, graduate student Elizabeth Pillar and senior Robert Camm.

Traveling Light: Gary Ferland

Research at the University of Kentucky expands well beyond campus, and thanks to Physics & Astronomy professor Gary Ferland we have to measure the distance in light years instead of miles.

Math, Physics Juniors Named Goldwater Scholars

UK juniors Matthew Fahrbach, of Louisville, Ky., and Samuel Saarinen, of Shelbyville, Ky., have been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year.

Undergrads Present Sustainability Research at NSF Student Showcase

Undergraduates who participated in the NSF-funded Systems Thinking for Sustainability course at UK will present their research in a showcase tomorrow in the Lexmark Public Room in UK's Main Building.

Alliance of Nine Universities Seeks to Improve Diversity in STEM Fields

The University of Kentucky will lead a multi-million-dollar initiative with Kentucky and West Virginia universities to increase underrepresented undergraduates studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

A&S Math Professor Receives National Service Award

Katharine Ott, assistant professor in the UK Department of Mathematics, has been chosen by the Association for Women in Mathematics to receive its annual service award for 2013.

For the Birds: Dr. David Westneat Explores What Sparrows Teach Us About Parenting Behavior

David Westneat, professor of biology, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study how personality and environment affect the parenting behavior of birds.

Anthropologists Chris Pool and Mickey Loughlin Receive a Multi-Year Grant from the National Science Foundation to Study Ancient Mesoamerican History

Archaeologists Christopher Pool and Michael Loughlin have spent many summers in southern Veracruz working to learn more about ancient Mesoamericans.

Research Never Stops: Ribble Undergraduate Summer Internship gives biology students the chance to continue important investigations

Over the summer, biology students Taylor Shackleford and Sarah Whelan – who came to UK to pursue research – were given a unique opportunity to continue their lab work after spring classes came to a close.

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