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Kentucky gets $20M from National Science Foundation to grow ‘new energy economy

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  By Keith Hautala Special to KyForward   A project aimed at helping Kentucky transition to a “new energy economy” has been awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation.   Kentucky was one of six jurisdictions chosen to receive …

Advocate for greater poverty literacy brings his campaign to Transylvania’s convocation

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A champion for teaching college students more about poverty and its implications for society will speak during Transylvania University’s opening convocation marking the beginning of the academic year. The lecture is at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, in the …

UCM, UK partnership in medical lab science
and social work means more degree options

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The University Center of the Mountains is welcoming a new partner – the University of Kentucky’s Center of Excellence in Rural Health.   The addition of this new partner brings two new bachelor’s degrees, a new master’s and a new …

Ed Hughes: Value engineering one’s college education is a smart move in this economy

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Value engineering is a big issue in the marketplace today. It generally means that experts find ways to re-engineer processes and products to build something better, faster, cheaper and still with high quality. Value engineering provides alternatives for consumers to …

Return of an Icon: K-Lair Grill is back on UK campus in newer, bigger, still greasy cool form

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  A University of Kentucky icon – K-Lair Grill – is making a comeback.   UK President Eli Capilouto, representatives from UK Dining and Student Government President Jake Ingram will cut a ribbon to celebrate the reopening of K-Lair on …

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute celebrates 50 years at open house in Morehead soon

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The University of Kentucky continues to celebrate 50 years of lifelong learning with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Fall Open House to be held Thursday, Aug. 28, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the Morehead United Methodist Church.   The …

Record number of freshmen, students living on campus at Thomas More College this year

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Thomas More College’s 2014-2015 school year marks one of the largest classes of incoming students that the college has ever seen, as well as the greatest number of students living in the residence halls. Classes began last week with 340 …

KCTCS students can now transfer more easily to EKU after ‘seamless transition’ agreement

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  Transferring to a four-year institution became easier for Kentucky Community and Technical College System students Monday with the signing of a statewide, multi-program agreement with Eastern Kentucky University.   “This agreement moves us closer to our goal of providing …

Two of three 48th Hyde Park Square art scholarships awarded to NKU students

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  By Nancy Curtis Special to KyForward   Two NKU students will be honored at the 48th annual Hyde Park Square Art Show in Cincinnati in October and both are celebrating the scholarships that come with the honor.   Devan …

Billy Reed: Simms uses national platform to broaden debate on offensive sports mascots

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Only a few days after becoming embroiled in the bitter Washington Redskins’ nickname debate, Phil Simms will visit a university that has been home to perhaps the most famous Native American athletes since Jim Thorpe was performing wondrous deeds for …