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UK Libraries Recognizes Two Seniors for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship

UK Libraries is proud to recognize seniors Zachary Owen and Megan Quish with the 2024 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship. The annual prize celebrates exceptional and original scholarship in a traditional paper and a media or digital project, and is awarded to students whose research makes substantive and creative use of UK Libraries’ collections, services, and resources.

Ruth Bryan Receives Paul A. Willis Award for Outstanding Libraries Faculty

UK Libraries is proud to recognize exemplary faculty member Ruth Bryan as the recipient of the 2024 Paul A. Willis Outstanding Faculty Award. Bryan serves as University Archivist at the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center, where she has worked since 2011. She will be honored at the annual Spring Celebration on May 16.

Dr. Paul Evans Holbrook, Jr. Honored with UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement

UK Libraries is proud to honor Dr. Paul Evans Holbrook, Jr. as the 2024 recipient of the UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement. A man of many talents, Holbrook’s professional life has wound through the academy, the ministry, fine printing, and even restauranteurship. At every stage, his warmth, passion, and a commitment to the ideal of excellence in all things has guided his success. Holbrook will be recognized at the UK Libraries Spring Celebration on May 16.

Saving Stories: Calculating the Perfect Ride

When Gato del Sol crossed the finish line in the 1982 Kentucky Derby, he was the first horse to ever win the race from the far outside post position. In the latest episode of Saving Stories, Stone Farm horse breeder and owner Arthur B. Hancock III tells the story of using the Pythagorean theorem to calculate the perfect ride from this disadvantageous starting position. It's a similar scenario that this year's favorite, Fierceness, is facing this Saturday.

Relive the 1980s, from Conservatism to Counterculture

An eclectic online resource, 1980s Culture and Society showcases the key social, cultural, and political concerns of the decade from an incredible diversity of sources, bringing together records that document the rise of political conservatism and mainstream consumer culture alongside materials produced by grassroots organizations, under-represented groups, and countercultural movements.

Now Accepting Nominations for 2024 Clements Award for Civics and History Teachers

Up to six K-12 civics, social studies, and history teachers from across the Commonwealth will be honored with a $1,000 prize. The Clements Award recognizes promising and innovative Kentucky educators and honors the life and career of the late Earle C. Clements and his lifelong commitment to education and public service.

Join UK Libraries as a Marketing & Graphic Design Intern!

UK Libraries is hiring Marketing & Graphic Design Interns to work with our Marketing & Communications team. These paid internships allow students to use their creativity and passion for graphic design, digital marketing, and multimedia production while working hands-on with the libraries’ digital and print platforms. Apply now through April 30.

Provost IMPACT Award Strengthens and Expands UK Libraries' Research Data Services

With the help of a Provost IMPACT Award, UK Libraries was able to create a new Data Applications Librarian position and hire Diane Parr in December 2023. Parr's expertise and experience will help UK Libraries support data needs across campus and build a culture of innovation and transdisciplinary collaboration at UK.

Young Library Auditorium and Multipurpose Room Closed for Events Beginning August 2024

Beginning in August 2024, the Young Library Auditorium and the Multipurpose Room (B-108C) will be set aside for use strictly as classroom space during the University’s renovation of the White Hall Classroom Building, which is expected to last through the summer of 2026.

Eclipse Glasses Mislabeled and Should Not Be Used to View Eclipse

UK Libraries was informed Friday morning that the Biniki brand eclipse glasses made available at our campus library locations this week may not be safe for viewing the eclipse on April 8. UK Libraries asks that these glasses be discarded immediately and not be used for viewing the upcoming eclipse.

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