News Archive: Students
UK student feels ‘unlimited’ as Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer recipient
Published on Feb. 23, 2024
University of Kentucky student Harrison Goode is a recent Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer recipient for the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment – awarded to a Black student who displays outstanding achievement and excellence.
UK unveils enhanced agricultural economics Master's program, focusing on real-world problem-solving through extension
Published on Jan. 25, 2024
A new UK Master's program will help agriculture economics students obtain out-of-the-classroom experience by integrating extension in the curriculum.
Seeds of support: Transforming 4-H camps into havens for social, emotional and behavioral health
Published on Jan. 3, 2024
Ryley Butler Modaff, a graduate student in the College of Social Work and inaugural 4-H Camp Behavioral Health Fellow, says the fellowship program is a buttress for youth health.
UK student wins Tri Societies oral presentation award for ongoing hemp research
Published on Dec. 19, 2023
One student’s innovative approach combines field observations with advanced lab research. This work offers crucial insights for hemp cultivation’s future.
University of Kentucky Block and Bridle chapter celebrates 100 years dedicated to animal agriculture
Published on Dec. 18, 2023
Since 1923, a devoted membership of passionate students and alumni dedicated to the field and profession of animal agriculture is continuing to build a legacy based on three founding principles – character, sincerity and morality.
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.