News Archive: Students
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 student wants to change the world for people with disabilities through fashion
Published on Dec. 5, 2023
TaMyah Jordan aspires to revolutionize the fashion industry with an innovative clothing line tailored for those who, much like herself, are conquering disabilities with style and flair.
University of Kentucky to host inaugural Pre-Veterinary Experience Day Feb. 17
Published on Dec. 4, 2023
The inaugural Pre-Veterinary Experience Day offers attendees insight into current veterinary medicine issues, addressing topics such as student debt, mental health and work-life balance.
Kentucky youth participate in inaugural Equine Is For All
Published on Dec. 1, 2023
The event provided young Kentucky students, from all backgrounds, an opportunity to learn about equine and demonstrate the basics of leading, moving and caring for horses.
UK Agriculture Education recognized as top program by peers at national convention
Published on Nov. 29, 2023
The University of Kentucky AgEd program’s student organization was evaluated on four service areas for this national honor.
University of Kentucky students serve healthy, balanced meals to community through Meals on Wings
Published on Nov. 16, 2023
UK students volunteer at the Campus Kitchen in collecting, organizing and delivering nutritious meals through the Meals on Wings program — embodying dedication to reducing food waste, and addressing food and nutrition disparities.
UK students and TreesLouisville transform a major city's canopy and community
Published on Nov. 13, 2023
Louisville is experiencing a significant environmental improvement, driven in part by University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment students.
Air Force veteran, first-generation student pursues dream of helping local community’s food access
Published on Nov. 10, 2023
After serving 20+ years in the United States Air Force, MSgt Bradley Lykins enrolled at the University of Kentucky, renewing his connection with nature and farming heritage.
Animal sciences professor looks back on 55-year tenure at UK Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Published on Nov. 2, 2023
Considered one of the nation’s premier sheep nutritionists, Professor Don Ely reflects on five plus decades of teaching, extension and research.
UK Signature Industries Career Fair successfully presents job seekers with equine and distilling opportunities
Published on Oct. 30, 2023
The UK Signature Industries Career Fair presented professional opportunities to more than 400 participants.