Professors from the Department of Physics & Astronomy will collaborate on a 3-year project centered on fuel cycle research and development.
arts & sciences
By Guy Spriggs
Casey Carmichael, who earned his masters degree in Classics at the University in Kentucky in 2010, has been awarded six-month doctoral fellowship from the Leibniz Institute for European History in Mainz, Germany.
Hundreds of amateur astronomers turned up Tuesday at the UK Arboretum to view the Transit of Venus, despite the cloudy weather.
"See service." UK Student Named Active Citizen of the Year
Topical Studies and Hispanic Studies double major Katelyn McNamara was recently recognized with the 2012 National Alternative Breaks Active Citizen of the Year award for her long-standing service work at home and abroad.jlbeam4 Thu, 06/07/2012 - 11:45 am
Seven UK students created a project redefining community service. The group established a small-scale farm in Owsley County, Ky., revitalizing 10 acres of land owned by the school district, which will yield 100 percent of the produce for the local schools and aims to strengthen the county's economy.
A&S Associate Dean Ted Schatzki returns from England's University of Essex, having delivered social theory lecture.
Chemistry Professor Yinan Wei recently received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a study expected to generate some of the first ever data in her subject matter, which focuses on how proteins oligomerize in cell membrane, or in other words, how membrane-spanning proteins that function in units containing more than one subunit, assemble in nature.
Psychology Associate Professor Nathan DeWall (left in photo) will showcase his expertise on the Discovery Channel's new series "Head Games," premiering this Saturday, June 3, at 10 p.m. In addition to his teaching and research, DeWall serves as a co-director of A&S Wired, the College of Arts and Sciences' residential college.
Introduction to the concepts and methods of sociology. Topics shall include socialization; group processes, social inequalities; social institutions; and social change. This course or its equivalent (RSO 102) serves as a prerequisite to all other Sociology courses. Students may not receive credit for both this course and RSO 102.
This course introduces students to the most compelling native cultures—Aztecs, Incas, Maya, Puebloans and more—in North and South America prior to 16th century European colonization. The goal is to understand how native peoples went from small nomadic groups to complex chiefdoms, states and empires with massive cities, abundant food resources and spectacular arts.