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University of Kentucky Dean Uses New Mode of Research to Analyze Educational Equity Issues

A unique digital media study focused on educational equity issues surrounding Teach For America has been published by University of Kentucky College of Education Dean Julian Vasquez Heilig. The study is thought to be the first in educational policy...
12-Oct-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows How Climate Impacts Food Webs, Poses Socioeconomic Threat in Eastern Africa

For the first time, a research team has obtained high resolution sedimentary core samples from Lake Tanganyika. The samples show that high frequency variability in climate can lead to major disruptions in how the lake's food web functions. The...
8-Oct-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Kentucky Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Engineer Better Mental Health Solutions

From the limited data currently available, Wilson, Hammer and Usher found that engineering students aren’t necessarily more likely to have a mental health concern, but they are significantly less likely to seek help than non-engineering college...
24-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sanders-Brown Research Discovers New Pathway in TDP-43 Related Dementias

Recent work published by researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) highlights what the lead investigator calls the “cornerstone” of her lab.
23-Sep-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify COVID-19 Blood Clotting Cause

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study may provide answers for why so many COVID-19 patients experience thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots that obstruct blood flow through the circulatory system.
17-Sep-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Parents Invited to Join Study About the Impact of COVID-19 on Young Children

4-Sep-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why You Should be Concerned About What Your Kids Watch During School Closures

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, children across the country are facing social isolation. With many school districts in the U.S. choosing remote learning, students are likely to consume more mass media. You might be wondering, should parents be...
4-Sep-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study leads to better understanding of blood pressure regulation, atherosclerosis

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study provides insight into how a protein called angiotensinogen contributes to blood pressure regulation and atherosclerosis.
2-Sep-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Former U.S. Ambassador available to answer key questions about current conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

1-Oct-2020 3:25 PM EDT

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Virologist Shares What We Know About COVID-19

University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answers key questions about SARS-CoV-2 and the coronavirus pandemic.
28-Jul-2020 8:25 AM EDT

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Juneteenth Explained: ‘History Doesn’t Repeat Itself; People Do’

Today, Juneteenth — which celebrates the abolition of slavery — coincides with protests across the U.S. against racial injustice. Society has become inspired to renew their interest in African American history — a legacy filled with tragedy,...
19-Jun-2020 7:15 AM EDT

COVID-19 Pandemic Spotlights Greater Need for Telehealth Training

11-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT

How Will COVID-19 Impact the 2020 Election? University of Kentucky Experts Have Insight

While the 2020 general election is still more than six months away, the COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined much of the presidential campaign. Meanwhile, state and county officials across the U.S. are already preparing ways to allow voters to cast their...
28-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

University of Kentucky Social Psychologist Explains Proper Social Distancing, Steps to Counter Loneliness

As Tony Love, assistant professor of sociology in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, stresses in the Q&A below, it’s important to stay socially connected — even during times when we can’t physically be together.
23-Apr-2020 2:00 PM EDT

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University of Kentucky Expert, Economist Michael Clark Weighs in on Impact of COVID-19

7-Apr-2020 8:40 AM EDT

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Virology Expert Answers Key Questions on COVID-19

University of Kentucky virologist Rebecca Dutch answers key questions related to the novel coronavirus. Dutch discusses the virus’ origin, transmission rates, mutation, testing, the difference between COVID-19 and SARS/MERS, and more.
2-Apr-2020 4:00 AM EDT

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