Corrine Elliott was awarded a 2016 Goldwater Scholarship. The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years of service in the U.S. Senate.
Robert Cass, a mathematics major and the Astronaut Scholarship winner, was the subject of last Saturday’s UK at the Half during the NJIT basketball game.
The Hayden Howard Lecture Series was established in 2001 to bring renowned research mathematicians to the University of Kentucky. The lecture was established by a friend of UK’s Department of Mathematics and is named in honor of retired faculty members Thomas Hayden and Henry Howard.
The Mathskeller is located in CB63, which is next to the loading dock in the basement of White Hall Classroom Building. Open 9AM-5PM, Monday through Friday, Mathskeller is a place for any UK student to come get free tutoring, no appointment necessary. Tutors are available for students in 100-level math courses, and have excellent knowledge of math, since they are math graduate students, professors, and math majors at University of Kentucky. Many of the math Professors for 100 level classes at UK even hold their office hours in the Mathskeller.
The University of Kentucky Department of STEM Education, under the direction of Molly Fisher (PI), associate professor and director of graduate studies, and Jennifer Wilhelm (co-PI), professor and chair,
Computer science and the St. Chad Gospels. Physics and Spanish. Math and international studies. The combination of these don't seem to make a lot of sense, but it is these interests that have shaped the undergraduate career of one UK senior.
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.