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Researchers present their work at Markey Cancer Center's 14th annual Research Day.

Markey Research Day highlights breadth, depth of cancer research

Graduate student Ibrahim Imam took second place in the basic science poster presentations. 

Jessica Chu, Joi Craig, Jocelyn Grimsley, Ruth Gonzalez Jimenez, Ala Hassan, Aliyah McDaniel, Nia Pennington, Kiarah Raglin, Jazmine Rivera

UK Women’s Forum announces 30th anniversary Sarah Bennett Holmes Award winners

The Sarah Bennett Holmes Awards is among the most esteemed recognitions bestowed at the University of Kentucky and brings recognition for efforts that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Seay named AIChE Fellow

Jeffrey Seay, the PJC Board of Trustees Engineering Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been elected an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AlChE) Fellow, the organization’s highest grade of membership. 

Department 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


Becca & Cassie Roberts

Becca & Cassie Roberts

Sisters Becca and Cassie Roberts—both with degrees from other institutions—have been elated to receive ample scholarship aid from UK.

Computer Science


Isabel Escobar

From teaching her daughter the ABCs to giving undergraduate students lessons on thermodynamics, Isabel Escobar transitioned her Lexington home into the ultimate classroom last spring.