University of Kentucky

Panel discussion on genetics, genomics set in Lexington

The University of Kentucky’s Department of Biology and the Friends of the Lexington Public Library will present a panel discussion on genetics and genomics Oct. 19 at the Lexington Public Library Central Library. The discussion is designed to engage the general public in current topics in genetics and genomics, such as genome editing and manipulation, agricultural genetics, genetically modified organism [...]

By |2016-10-13T08:37:38-04:00October 13, 2016|

UK math department hosting program for high school girls

The University of Kentucky Department of Mathematics will host its 2016 High School Math Day for Women on Oct. 29. The program features hands-on activities, games and talks for female high school students and their teachers (both men and women). Its purpose is to introduce new and exciting mathematics and applications of mathematics. There also will be an optional problem-solving [...]

By |2016-10-06T08:45:32-04:00October 6, 2016|

UK event series celebrates Nobel winner Morgan’s work

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Hunt Morgan, the most famous graduate of the University of Kentucky’s Department of Biology and Lexington’s Nobel Laureate. The UK Department of Biology is celebrating with “A Month of T.H. Morgan,” a series of events dedicated to spreading the word about Morgan’s life and scientific legacy and to exploring the [...]

By |2016-09-28T10:32:27-04:00September 29, 2016|

Short workshop offered for social studies teachers at UK

The Kentucky Historical Society and the University of Kentucky College of Education will conduct a short professional learning workshop for social studies teachers and other interested educators April 29 on the UK campus in Lexington. The 90-minute workshop, “Taking a Stand in History,” will have one session on the key elements of the inquiry design model and one session on [...]

By |2016-04-13T16:12:32-04:00April 14, 2016|

Teachers, certified staff sought for social media survey

Sara Flanagan, an assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky, is conducting a survey to explore the usage of social media for professional and personal use by teachers and other certified school personnel.

By |2016-04-11T12:47:21-04:00April 12, 2016|

UK debuts EcoLink newsletter

The University of Kentucky’s Ecological Research and Education Center has a new semi-annual newsletter called EcoLink.

By |2016-03-22T09:35:45-04:00March 24, 2016|

UK hosting math event for high school girls

High School Mathematics Day for Women will be held Nov. 7 on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington. This free event is designed to introduce female high school students to the options available to those who study mathematics and to introduce them to mathematics outside the standard high school curriculum. The event is open to girls in grades 9-12, [...]

By |2015-09-21T11:03:51-04:00September 24, 2015|

Course offered for teachers interested in NBPTS certification

A course for teachers interested in becoming certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) will be offered this spring through the University of Kentucky. Lisa Krause, an assistant professor in UK’s Department of STEM Education, will teach the course, which will meet on Tuesday evenings from May 12-June 9 and will have additional online components. The course [...]

By |2015-03-11T15:18:16-04:00March 11, 2015|

Essay and slogan contest promotes civic awareness

Students in grades 6 through 12 can get in the spirit of the election season by entering the annual Secretary of State Essay and Slogan Contest. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes encourages all eligible students to enter the contest, which is designed to expand civic awareness of students who will soon be eligible to vote. Students in 6th to [...]

By |2021-02-18T16:49:44-05:00October 2, 2014|
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