For most Americans, levees are man-made engineering projects, rarely mentioned outside of the flooding that follows disasters like Hurricane Katrina.However, recent research conducted by Earth and Environmental Science (EES) Assistant Professor Derek Sawyer published in the journal “Geology” sheds new light on levees most of us never see – those built naturally by underwater rivers deep below the ocean’s surface.
CELT Director Kathi Kern to Speak on Innovative Teaching
Director of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT) and associate professor of history, Kathi Kern will speak as part of the "see tomorrow Speaker Series."mngr222 Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:44 am
James Baker Hall Inducted into Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame
Deceased English department member inducted into Kentucky Writers Hall of Famebcka222 Fri, 02/21/2014 - 04:46 pm
In 2014, UK mathematics professor Carl Lee received the Mathematical Association of America’s Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. This prestigious award is given by the MAA to honor instructors who have shown extreme success in their teaching and reached out to students in a way that goes beyond their own institution.
Chemist Allan Butterfield Awarded Alkmeon International Prize for Alzheimer's Research
Butterfield is being awarded the Alkmeon International Prize for his contribution to research on Alzheimer's Disease in Rome on April 3rd.jcho222 Tue, 02/18/2014 - 03:27 pm
The Great Teacher Award, started in 1961, is the longest-running university award recognizing teaching. In order to receive the award, educators must first be nominated by a student.
'Standing Up for the Mountains' Book Talk at UK
Three University of Kentucky authors will present recent books about mountaintop removal mining, and the treasured landscapes and Appalachian communities that lie in its midst, at a book talk and signing Thursday, Feb. 27.jcho222 Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:12 am
Pioneer Natural Resources Stratigraphy and Paleo-environments Lab Opens
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences formally opened the Pioneer Natural Resources Stratigraphy and Paleo-environments Laboratory on Friday, Feb. 14.jcho222 Mon, 02/17/2014 - 09:52 am
Psychology Faculty Contribute to Open-source Textbook Project
Seven members of the UK Department of Psychology contributed to the innovative Noba Project, offering free texts on psychology to students and instructors.mngr222 Thu, 02/13/2014 - 12:06 pm
UK to Offer Workshops on Faculty Fulbright Awards
On Monday, Feb. 10, Dom Caristi, professor of telecommunications at Ball State University, will lead two workshops on selecting an award and preparing an effective application.mngr222 Wed, 01/29/2014 - 10:54 am