Students Awarded for Leadership of UKMED Program

Third-year medical students Joyce Achenjang, Nana Sarpong, and Samuel Crocker recently received the Spirit of Advocacy Award at the UK Health Colleges Student Diversity Office’s Inaugural Celebration of...

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Posted - May 20Read More

Medical Student Provides Critical Care Training to Nepali Doctors Before Earthquake Emergencies

Not even sopping wet hiking gear could blemish Jennifer Cotton's memory of a pink- and orange-hued morning sun surfacing over the Himalayan mountain line. In between medical training sessions at Tribhuvan...

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Posted - May 15Read More

Early Passion for Science, Medicine Puts UK Grad on Fast Track to Medical School

Two seems to be a lucky number for graduating senior Sibi Rajendran, of Frankfort, Kentucky. Two years ago, Rajendran, the son of Narayanan and Preetha Rajendran, graduated from two high schools simultaneously...

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Posted - May 7Read More

Charity Toast and Casino Night

Join the UK COM students for the 2nd Annual Charity Toast and Casino Night on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 7-11:30 p.m. at the Barrel House Events Center. Socialize and play casino games as students honor Dr....

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Posted - May 4Read More

Gill Heart Institute's Walk With a Doc is Back

Put on your walking shoes and join the Gill Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Alison Bailey for the 2015 Walk with a Doc season. From April through August, the program will meet twice a month on Thursdays for...

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Posted - May 1Read More

UK Students Named Among Global Health Case Competition Winners

Congratulations to University of Kentucky students who placed 2nd in the Emory Global Health Institute's 4th Annual International Global Health Case Competition. UK students competed among an elite group of 24...

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Posted - Apr 7Read More

Match Day Reveals Next Phase of Medical Journey for UK Students

Before fourth-year University of Kentucky medical students Kenisha Webb and Tom Muse opened acceptance letters to their medical residency programs, they calculated their odds of landing at the same location....

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Posted - Mar 24Read More

UK Great Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Sameer Desai

Six University of Kentucky educators were recently named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2015 Great Teacher Award.   The Great Teacher Award, started in 1961, is the longest-running university award...

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Posted - Mar 10Read More

Class of 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Join us on this memorable day and share in the excitement for our graduates. The Graduation Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Singletary Center for the Arts ...

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Posted - Mar 9Read More

New UK Research Facility Gets Green Light From State Legislature

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto believes it is time "to make death a beggar in Kentucky.” It’s the idea that through world-class research across an array of disciplines, and a commitment to...

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Posted - Mar 4Read More

UK AMA Chapter Wins Community Service Competition

The UK American Medical Association (AMA) Chapter was recently named the winner of the Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Community Service Competition hosted by Region 5 of the AMA Medical Student Section (MSS)....

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

UK Alumni Association Honors Great Teachers

On Saturday, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association presented its 2015 Great Teacher Awards to six recipients at a recognition dinner. The award-winners were then recognized on the court of Rupp Arena...

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Posted - Feb 23Read More

Registration Now Being Accepted for Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House

The University of Kentucky is pleased to announce that registrations for the 8th Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House is now open. This year’s Open House is on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 9:30 a...

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Posted - Feb 16Read More

Sue Fosson Spring Humanities Festival

The Sue Fosson Spring Humanities Festival will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. This event will include an evening of musical entertainment by students,...

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

UK Research Building Clears First Legislative Hurdle

The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee Tuesday strongly endorsed legislation that would provide funding for a multi-disciplinary research building on the University of Kentucky campus targeted at the...

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Posted - Feb 11Read More

Markey Hosting Gala to Support Expressions of Courage Exhibit

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host a special gala on Saturday, Feb. 7, to support its second annual Expressions of Courage exhibit this summer. Markey's Expressions of Courage exhibit is...

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Posted - Jan 21Read More