• The college's scholarship application for current students and tranfser students is now live. Applications are due March 1. Click here for details
  • The UK Libraries Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship is awarding two $1,000 prizes to undergraduate students who showcase the use of library resources in their research projects. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Submissions are due no later than Friday, April 23. Learn more and apply here.

Club Meetings

  • The February Collegiate 4-H meeting will be held Monday, February 1 from 6:30 to 9:00 in the Gatton Student Center Senate Chamber. The session will include a short business meeting followed by a guest speaker. Attendees must RSVP on BBNvolved.
  • The Emerging Entomologists are hosting their monthly business meeting next Monday, February 8 at 6:00 via Zoom. Students interested in learning more about entomology and getting involved in the club can contact to receive the link to join.

Job & Internship Opportunities

  • The City of Lexington is seeking a motivated, team player with a passion for equity in environmental education to lead the Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works’ K-12 programming. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 15. Graduating seniors in environment or teaching programs are encouraged to apply. For more information, and to apply, view job posting.
  • Resource Environmental Solutions is seeking a stream restoration designer in Louisville, KY to join the team working on the nation’s largest river, stream, and wetland restoration projects. Ideal applicant would have a bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of experience in natural resources design. For more information, and to apply, visit LinkedIn.
  • UK Transformative Learning is hiring a part-time front desk staff member to serve as students’ first point of contact when seeking out their services. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 15. For more information, and to apply, view job posting.
  • The Department of Animal and Food Sciences is hiring a student worker to feed and handle animals, clean barns and stalls, assist with research projects, and more. Most positions are located at off-campus farms and a few are on campus in laboratory environments. For more information, and to apply, view job posting.


  • The UK Education Abroad Fair is happening this week. Start planning for when things get back to normal(ish). Click here for details
  • is hosting a free career fair on Tuesday, February 2 from 10:00 to 4:00 for all students interested in pursuing a career in agriculture and food. Learn more and register here.
  • The Cultivating Inclusion Series begins with Allies and Accomplices 101 on Thursday, February 4 from 12:00 to 1:00 via Zoom. This session will focus on learning the difference between being an ally and an accomplice, leverage your power and influence, and how to contribute to a more equitable and inclusive community. Learn more and register here.
  • The Arboretum invites all students and friends to the Beginning Birder Challenge to follow a self-guided adventure on the Walk Across Kentucky Native Plant Collection and distinguish between two birds hidden in trees and shrubs. This event will be held during open hours of the Arboretum from 8:00 to 6:00 through Monday, February 22. Learn more and download materials here.
  • The UK Gaines Center for the Humanities and the CAFE Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles program are hosting a virtual discussion, “The Human Costs of Fast Fashion,” with guest speaker Soreyda Benedit-Begley on Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30. This event is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about sustainability practices in fashion. Learn more and register here.
  • The Youth: Information, Spaces, and Experiences (YISE) Research Group invites any UK student to compete in a logo design contest. The logo must be an original, student design that includes the research group name YISE. Students can submit up to two entries to by Sunday, February 28. The winner of the contest will receive a $50 award. Learn more about YISE.
  • The Fayette Alliance is presenting Grow Smart 101, a series of workshops designed to educate UK students on land-us planning and its relationship to our community's economic development, environment, and quality-of-life. The workshops will take place on Zoom February 19 through March 12 from 12:00 to 1:30. For any questions, email Chris Ciarcia at with any questions. Register for workshops here.