chemistry

New Faculty Members in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry welcomes Drs. Lisa Blue, Joshua Owen, and Ashley Steelman as new faculty this fall.

FastTrack, FOCUS Programs Position Students Ahead of the Success Curve

Started in the summer of 2012 as an intensive “boot camp” to help University of Kentucky’s new students prepare for college-level calculus, the FastTrack program has become an integral part of efforts to help students transition to the college classroom.

Get Your Mind Fit for Class, Research at Upcoming Physical Chemistry Boot Camp

The sessions will be instructed by assistant professors of chemistry Peter Kekenes-Huskey and Chad Risko, and Caitlin Scott, a post-doctoral scholar in the department.

Dean Kornbluh Onsite at the Academic Science Building

 

 

Arts & Sciences Dean Mark Lawrence Kornbluh visited the Academic Science Building construction site to discuss its current progress and his excitement for what the facility means for the University of Kentucky. The Academic Science Building is scheduled to open Fall 2016.

 

 

Identifying Biomarkers Key to Early Intervention in Alzheimer's Disease

Although the term didn’t surface until the 1980s, the concept of biomarkers has been around for almost a century. Today, doctors routinely test blood for signs of anemia or the antigen associated with prostate cancer.

The Books That Shaped Them

Summer: a time to catch up on neglected projects, reconnect with old friends and tackle that summer reading list.

UK Places 84 Student-athletes on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Student-athletes from all eight of Kentucky's spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 84 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on Tuesday.

NSF CAREER Award Recipient Beth Guiton on Twofold Mission

The drive for miniaturization of devices is clear, as each new version of the iPhone, cameras, GPS systems, computers and so on becomes smaller and more powerful.

First Annual UK Postdoctoral Symposium

They conduct lab research and teach classes, but they are neither faculty nor graduate students. Postdoctoral scholars, or postdocs, serve an important role at UK, a research institution. However, they are scattered across various departments and have not always had an opportunity to meet and share their work.

UK Board Approves Four University Research Professorships

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees today approved University Research Professorships for 2015-16 for four faculty members.

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