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Engineering Raised Over $1 Million from 585 Donors on One Day for UK

“Our engineering community never fails to come together for our students,” said Dean Rudy Buchheit. “I am thankful for everyone who participated in One Day for UK, especially in a year that has presented challenges to all of us.”

Karen and Stanley Pigman’s $11.25 Million Gift is ‘All About Students’

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved two gifts totaling $11.25 million from Karen and Stanley Pigman’s Lighthouse Beacon Foundation. Their gifts will support renovation, expansion and need-based scholarships in the College of Engineering.

Future of Work Expert Erica Volini and the Changing Workplace

On April 8, the College of Engineering hosted a talk with Erica Volini, the senior vice president of global alliances and channel ecosystem in go-to-market operations for ServiceNow. Volini spoke about the workplace of the future and the intersection of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Spotlights

Yuxin He (Ph.D. CHE 2020)

Yuxin He graduated with her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky in 2020. She began working at Moderna in March 2021, where she is a senior engineer.


Chemical Engineering

Zachary Tyler (BSAE 2016)

Zachary Tyler has been hired as the city of Louisville's first Energy Manager


Kyra Seevers (BSCS 2020)

Kyra Seevers recently interviewed as a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and has taken a position at Google’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus.