Club Meetings

  • Block and Bridle invites students to the first club meeting on Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 in Garrigus Room B52. The group will discuss how to join the club and upcoming spring activities.
  • UK Horticulture club meets every Wednesday at 7:00 in the greenhouses adjacent to the Agricultural Science Center. New members always welcome.

Job Openings

  • The Arboretum's Kentucky Children's Garden is seeking education and garden assistants to work mid-March through October. Responsibilities will include assisting with educational programming and garden interpretation, garden maintenance and more. Students may receive internship credit. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jackie.gallimore@uky.edu by January 31. To learn more about the job, visit this website.
  • The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change program supports paid internships to undergraduate and graduate students to work in national parks for 12 weeks on projects in environmental and climate change research, interpretation, park operations, policy development, and other fields. To learn more about this internship, click here.

Experiental Opportunities

  • The education abroad program “Health and Health Care in France,” is open to pre-health students in the college. The trip will cover the French health care system, supports that contribute to excellent health, and the French approach to wellness. Dr. Christy Brady in the College of Health Sciences will lead the program. For additional information email Dr. Brady at clfrea2@uky.edu or click here.
  • The UK Markey Cancer Center invites students from Appalachia to apply for their Career Training in Oncology program. This program develops participants’ cancer research knowledge and skills through cross-disciplinary faculty-mentored research training experiences. For more information, click here. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 1.
  • The Urban Forest Initiative will train students interested in urban forestry to become TreeCATs. Participants who attend all 5 4hr Saturday sessions from March 23 - April 20 will receive a $200 stipend. TreeCATs will gain experience in tree identification, care & maintenance, health & pest detection, and inventorying. Participants will also become eligible for a summer internship with UFI. To apply, click here. The deadline is Feb. 1, 2019. 

Events

  • All UK faculty, staff and students are invited to a SafeZone Training on Thursday, January 24 at noon in The Office of LGBTQ* Resources (UK Student Center, Suite A250). This event is a workshop for those wanting to support LGBTQ* students and learn more about their identities. Attendees will receive a light lunch and SafeZone magnet for their space. To learn more about the event, visit their event page.
  • The UK College of Medicine will offer tours of the facility with current medical students on the following dates: Friday, January 25 at 2:00 and Monday, February 4 at 2:00. To sign up, email kymedap@uky.edu. For questions, call 859-323-6161. 
  • The Urban Forest Initiative Speaker Series picks up on Wednesday, January 23 at 6:00 at the UK Good Barn, with Chris Chandler of The Nature Conservancy. Mr. Chandler is an environmental project manager, certified arborist and Louisville native whose work is having a big impact in his hometown. Parking for the event is free at the E.S. Good Barn. To learn more about this event, click here.
  • Kentucky College of Optometry representative, Casey Price, will visit campus on Tuesday, January 22 at 5:00 in the UK Student Center, room 350-D. He will give a presentation, do a Q&A, and offer tips for the application process.
  • UK CLD is hosting a seminar entitled "Where is hemp in our communities?" on Friday, January 25 at noon in 341 Barnhart. During the event, Dr. David Williams will discuss the utility of industrial hemp and its value for local, state, and national economies.
  • UK Student Activities Board is hosting a Casino City night on Thursday, January 24 at 7:00 in the UK Student Center Ballroom. There will be casino games, glow golf, prizes, and food. To learn more about the event, visit their event page