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Free, personalized report from state helps Kentucky students choose best college fit

Kentucky students and their families can get a free, personalized Getting the Facts report to help them choose the right college. The report is provided by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.   Getting the Facts provides estimates of how …

Professor of both law, medicine awarded NIH grant to protect rights while studying genetics

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University of Louisville law and medicine professor Mark A. Rothstein has received a two-year $612,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to foster international collaboration on genetic research while maintaining human rights and privacy.   Rothstein is an expert …

Wildcat Memories book takes look at behind-the-scenes influences on storied program

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The University of Kentucky Wildcats own arguably the greatest tradition in college basketball — the winningest program in NCAA Division I history, first in NCAA tournament wins, the leader in all-time winning percentage and the only school with five different …

UK Confucius Institute director awarded ‘Friend of Languages’ honor by the KWLA

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By Whitney Hale Special to KyForward   This weekend, Huajing Maske, executive director of the Office of China Initiatives and director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky, will receive the Amici Linguarum (Friend of Languages) Award given …

New UK center director on mission to create fast-acting drugs to treat cocaine poisoning

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  By Keith Hautala Special to KyForward   A researcher at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is working to develop the first-ever FDA-approved treatments for cocaine overdose and cocaine addiction.   Chang-Guo Zhan, who heads the college’s Molecular …

Despite risk of exposure, UK grad at home
in Liberia tracking spread of deadly Ebola

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By Elizabeth Adams Special to KyForward   Tracking the spread of the deadly Ebola virus from person to person in Liberia’s crowded capital Monrovia has proved a difficult task for emergency officials who are working to contain the disease as …

DanceBlue information meeting coming up; individual and team registration now open

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  Learn how to participate in DanceBlue, the 24-hour dance marathon at the University of Kentucky which benefits the Kentucky Children’s Hospital cancer clinic, at a meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Student Center’s Worsham Theater at 6 p.m. …

Largest single gift in school history enables Centre to recruit first-generation students

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Recruitment has begun at Centre College for the new Grissom Scholars Program, a national scholarship opportunity for first-generation students established with the largest single gift received in the Danville college’s 195-year history.   Although the full amount is not being …

Cincinnati’s Christ College of Nursing picks Kentucky educator as its new president

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The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Greater Cincinnati has tapped a professional educator to oversee long-term planning for continued development and philanthropic support.   William Pack, who holds a doctorate in educational administration and organizational systems from …

First recipient of Kody Thacker Scholarship
at SCC enrolls in business management

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  James Fisher, a Somerset Community College student from Bronston, is the first recipient of the Kody Thacker Scholarship. The scholarship, given in memory of Kody Thacker, is designated for a Southwestern High School student to be used during his …