Health & Wellness

  • Students can learn about the suicide prevention program, Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR), by attending the UK Counseling Center workshop hosted virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, November 17 from 1:00 to 2:00. For more information on this program and other Wildcat Wellness Workshops, visit the UK Counseling Center website.
  • The UK Counseling Center hosts weekly workshops every Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00 via Zoom for students to create their own mental-health toolkit by exploring a different strategy each week. For more information on this program and other Wildcat Wellness Workshops, visit the UK Counseling Center website.

Course Promotion

  • The Community Leadership and Development program is offering CLD 495: Innovations in Community Engagement, a virtual synchronous course, in the upcoming Spring 2021 Semester. The class will give students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and work with community stakeholders on projects addressing current issues. For more information, contact Bryan Hains at or 859-257-7578.
  • Family Sciences and Education Abroad is offering FAM 455: Keys to Well-Being in Costa Rica for students to learn lessons from the world’s “longest-lived” people. Scheduled travel is May 15 through 23 tentatively but students may benefit from the course content even without travel. Undergraduates in search of an upper level elective are encouraged to apply. For more information, and to apply, click here.

Experiential Opportunities

  • The 2021 AHP Equine Media Student Award Contest is rewarding up to three $1,000 travel awards to attend the AHP “Back in the Saddle” Conference in Texas. The deadline to apply is January 22. For eligibility requirements, and to download the application, click here.
  • Congressman Andy Barr is hiring students for Spring 2021 internships in both Washington, DC and Kentucky offices. Students may gain experience in researching legislation, assisting with media clips, attending hearings, and more. For more information, and to apply, click here.


  • UK Libraries is rewarding students for protecting, respecting, and doing their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with the "Healthy Behaviors Honor Roll." Winners will be chosen weekly as well as at the end of the Fall 2020 semester for prizes including tech kits, Bluetooth speakers, Amazon Echo, and more. For more information, click here.
  • All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program's student presentations of their research and internship projects for the fall semester. The presentations will occur virtually on Tuesday, November 17 and Thursday, November 19 starting at 10:00 each day. For the zoom link, please contact Esther Fleming at
  • Join UK SAB for sports trivia on Tuesday, November 17 at 7:00 in Worsham Cinema or virtually via the UK SAB website. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.
  • Participate in Hunger and Homeless Awareness week on Monday, November 16 from 3:30 to 5:00 by joining the virtual panel to discuss issues related to food and housing insecurity in our community, the University of Kentucky, and the city of Lexington. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.
  • December graduates are invited to participate in a week-long series of events to celebrate their upcoming graduation. Students can pick up free t-shirts, register for professional photos, enjoy free ice cream, and more for Senior Week beginning November 16 through November 20. For more information, and a schedule of events, click here.
  • Soon to be graduates are invited to the Fidelity Investment’s webinar on Tuesday, November 17 from 12:00 to 1:00 to learn more about beginning a career in financial services, customer relationship advocacy, or workplace planning. For more information, and to register, click here.