Michael W. Young, an esteemed geneticist known best for identifying the genes that regulate circadian rhythms, will deliver two lectures at the University of Kentucky this week as part of the 2015 Thomas Hunt Morgan Lecture Series sponsored by the UK Department of Biology.
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The Hayden Howard Lecture Series was established in 2001 to bring renowned research mathematicians to the University of Kentucky. The lecture was established by a friend of UK’s Department of Mathematics and is named in honor of retired faculty members Thomas Hayden and Henry Howard.
The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education today announced the two winners of its 2015 Acorn Award for outstanding teachers at the state’s public and independent colleges and universities.
Four faculty members at the University of Kentucky, including one from the College of Arts & Sciences, have been selected as 2015-2016 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows, the SEC announced Wednesday.
The University of Kentucky Staff Senate is welcoming a slate of new officers for the 2015-2016 year.
The University of Kentucky's Gaines Center for the Humanities and Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences are teaming up to present a symposium on violence and the human condition.
During a recent visit to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, a delegation from the East African nation of Djibouti visited the University of Kentucky and experienced what it means to "see blue."
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) has selected University of Kentucky senior Robert Cass, of Lexington, as one of this year's 38 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 scholarship. The ASF Scholarship is presented annually to outstanding college students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math.
Rachel Farr, an assistant professor in developmental psychology at the University of Kentucky, was recently featured in a New York Times article.
The article focuses on Dr. Farr’s research on adoptive children with either two fathers or two mothers. Her study has involved following 49 children over the past eight years.Dr. Farr has many goals for this study which include trying to determine whether children of gay parents are more likely to be teased in school.