News Archive: Awards
University of Kentucky student’s national award-winning cover crop research is revolutionizing corn production
Published on Dec. 6, 2023
The research holds significant implications for Kentucky farmers, especially for those shifting towards sustainable practices.
UK alum honored with prestigious award for excellence in agricultural youth education
Published on Nov. 8, 2023
University of Kentucky alum and agriculture teacher Jacob Ball was honored with the Milken Educator Award, a national award recognizing excellence and innovation in education.
Lynn Leedhanachoke wins UK Department of Veterinary Science’s Three-Minute Thesis competition
Published on Oct. 24, 2023
Leedhanachoke's thesis focuses on the effect of gastrointestinal infections in horses using organoids.
Sharon Stone receives 2023 Bill Best Award, recognizing community commitment
Published on Sep. 8, 2023
The Bill Best Award celebrates individuals who go above and beyond to support their communities and promote sustainable food systems.
University of Kentucky student awarded prestigious La Caixa Foundation fellowship
Published on Jul. 13, 2023
The highly competitive fellowship selection process drew 1,042 applicants vying for the honor.
The Provost’s 2023 Outstanding Teaching Awards: Lou Hirsch
Published on Jun. 23, 2023
Lou Hirsch is one of 10 winners to receive the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 Outstanding Teaching Awards.
Three University of Kentucky animal scientists earn national honors
Published on Jun. 15, 2023
The American Society of Animal Scientists bestow awards to exemplary members.
Two CAFE professors receive Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor Awards
Published on May. 31, 2023
Students nominated their professors for the awards.
Kentucky volunteer inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame
Published on May. 18, 2023
The National 4-H Council announced that long-time volunteer and Kentucky native, Linda Branstetter, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
UK student earns prestigious agricultural ambassadorship
Published on Mar. 14, 2023
A University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment student was named an Agriculture Future of America ambassador.