On July 30, 2019, volunteers from the Department of Computer Science presented the Hour of Code at the Powell County Senior Citizen Center in Stanton, Kentucky.
The total amount of the award is approximately $500,000. The project will involve collaboration between University of Kentucky and Stevens Institute of Technology.
Computer science doctoral student Asare Nkansah (BSCS 2019) was one of three students to work with Apple on the app.
Computer science assistant professor Corey Baker says universities must do a better job recruiting, retaining and graduating minority students in engineering. Thus far, his own efforts are proving to be very successful.
The three-year grant is for approximately $600,000 and will involve collaboration with the Georgia Tech Institute of Technology.
Thanks to a prestigious grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Brent Seales can continue his quest to solve a 2,000-year-old mystery: reading the elusive texts within carbonized Herculaneum scrolls.
The awards recognize one exempt and one non-exempt staff member who demonstrate exemplary ability and outstanding performance in their respective positions and who contribute to the overall success of the College.
Two University of Kentucky engineering students, Cary Brown and Kyra Seevers, have been selected to receive Research Internships in Science and Engineering.
Eura Shin was one of three UK students to receive a 2019 Barry Goldwater Scholarship. Over 5,000 college students from around the country applied for the prestigious scholarship.
The award recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and academic or professional units that demonstrate a sustained commitment to diversity and inclusion through campus and community involvement and exemplary leadership.