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Keiko Tanaka, professor in the Department of Community and Leadership Development in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, will be one of five panelists in "Immigration and Higher Education: Faculty Migration Stories at UK," noon to 1 p.m. March 22 in the UK Athletics Auditorium of the William T. Young Library

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Food waste and food insecurity are challenges in Kentucky and throughout the United States. A research project conducted by a University of Kentucky undergraduate student shows that a student-led UK program is succeeding in efforts to reduce the rate of both.

Kendra Oo, a UK senior from Myanmar, studied the effectiveness of the summer gleaning program of the Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky, a program in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. It is part of the national Campus Kitchens Project.

To celebrate the impact Kentucky Small Business Development Center consultants have across the state each year, the network of 12 offices will take part in the inaugural SBDC Day on March 22.

University of Chicago Professor Mark Courtney will discuss the research he's conducted on foster youth during the past 20 years.

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