Advising and Academic Support

  • Priority Registration is now open.  Check myUK GPS to confirm open registration windows, and  meet with an advisor in advance to lift any holds.  Questions may be directed to the Center for Student Success in N24, Ag Science Center or 859-257-3468.

Scholarship and Funding Opportunities

  • True Leaf Market is offering a $1000 scholarship to students involved in agricultural sciences.  For more information, and to apply, click here.

Course Promotion

  • Students are encouraged to enroll in ENT 110: Insect Biology.  This Fall 2018 course covers a wide range of topics including insect indentification, pests, beneficial insects, diseases and much more, and will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Erikson Hall.  This course fulfills the core requirement for natural sciences.  For more information, please see the course catalog.

Experiential Opportunities

  • Join the Agribusiness Club for a weekend of touring, networking, and dining in Nashville and Western Kentucky Thursday, April 9 to Sunday, April 12.  All class absences will be excused by the Ag Economics Department.  Cost is $40 per person plus meals and expenses.  Sign up by clicking here or emailing Erica Rogers by April 9.

Job Openings 

  • Kentucky Campus Compact, an AmeriCorps sponsor, is seeking candidates for several yeah long volunteer roles.  Graduating seniors with an interest in education, health, and economic development are encouraged to apply.  For more information, click here.  To apply, click here.  Questions may be directed to Tori Vogelgesang.
  • Seaside Sustainability, Inc is hiring interns to work in Rockport, MA.  Roles include Business Development, Research, Program Development, and Field Operations.  For more information, and to apply, click here.
  • Arcadis is seeking environmental scientists to join their firm at locations nationwide.  Position responsibilities will include both field and office work.  For more information, and to apply, click here.

Event Promotion

  • The Ag Student Council is hosting a Barn Dance on Thursday, April 12.  Tickets will be sold starting at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 2 online or in the Ag Deli.  Please reach out to Amanda Saha in N8, Ag Science Center or via email with questions.
  • The Learning Kitchen at The 90 is offering free hands-on cooking classes on Tuesday, April 10 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  The class will focus on how to cook on a college budget and preparing quick fresh meals.  Students will receive a meal kit of local and seasonal foods to recreate dishes at home.  For more information, and to sign up, click here.
  • Dr. Jill Jonnes will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, April 11 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the W.T. Young Auditorium.  Dr. Jonnes will discuss topics from her book, 'Urban Forests: A natural history of trees and people in the American cityscape.'  The event is free, and light refreshments will be served before the lecture begins.  For more information, click here.
  • The Color Me Spring Fashion Show is Thursday, April 12 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the E.S. Good Barn.  This year's theme is Going Global, and will feature international fashions donated by alumna Kathy Jansen and a silent auction.  Proceeds will benefit education abroad scholarships for RTM students.  Student tickets are $10 and may be purchased online or at the door.
  • The University of Kentucky Agricultural Education Society is hosting the Boot, Scoot, and Boogie 5k race on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Spindletop Hall. For more information, and to register, please click here.