Advising and Academic Support

  • The first day of class is Wednesday, August 23.  The last day to add a class is Tuesday, August 29.  To see other important advising dates, click here
  • Students on course waitlists are not guaranteed enrollment.  Waitlisted students will only be enrolled in the respective course if a number of other students drop the course (e.g. students whose myUK indicates "waitlist #4" will only be enrolled after four students drop the course).  While academic advisors cannot predict enrollment, students should consult their advisor if full-time enrollment or timely progression to graduation is at risk. 

Club Meetings

  • The University of Kentucky Rodeo Team invites any interested students to stop by their first meeting in Ag North room N10 on Monday, August 28th at 7:30 p.m. The Rodeo Team encourages students of all backgrounds and levels of experience to stop by enjoy some pizza and learn a little more about our team and the sport of rodeo. 

Job Opportunities 

  • The Cats Den is seeking to hire a student event coordinator. The position has flexible hours, but would include some evening and weekends. Students with interest in event management and promotion are encouraged to apply. For more information, click here
  • The Education Abroad Office is seeking a student worker for a federal work study position who can perform standard office tasks. The applicant should have strong communication skills and be able to commit 10 to 12 hours per week during business hours.  For more information, click here
  • The Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology Department is seeking a student to help with a new NIH funded research project. Prior experience working with, caring for and handling laboratory rodents is highly desired.The job will require accurate recording of test subject data, data analysis and interpretation. For more information, click here
  • The Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center is seeking motivated undergraduate students to help care for an endangered species of salamander through husbandry work.  All shifts will be in the morning or early afternoon. Working every other weekend is required. Hours vary based on availability but range anywhere from 7-10 hours per week. For more information, click here
  • A federal work study student is needed as a lab research assistant in the Thomas Hunt Morgan Building. The position is 10 to 40 hours per week. The student would be assisting with maintenance of insect colonies, plant stocks, and general lab tasks. For more information, click here

Experiential Opportunity

  • The Lexington Art League has a number of openings for fall internship positions in areas such as community engagement, development and fundraising, marketing, visitor services and more.  While students may be able to arrange academic credit, the positions are unpaid. For more information, click here
  • Keeneland is seeking college ambassadors for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.  Responsibilities include representing Keeneland at campus events, supporting Keeneland Scholarship Day, attending special events and more.  For more information, and to apply, click here.  Applications are due August 22. 
  • The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) Fall 2017 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp program has enrolled 27 projects for the upcoming semester. VACE is currently seeking additional members to join teams working on these projects. For more information on these projects, click here.  If you are interested in joining one of the teams, please reach out to Mariam Gorjian.

Events

  • Leaders of student organizations in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are invited to meet the college's newest students on Tuesday, August 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Organizations will have an opportunity set up a table and recruit new students to their group.  For more information, and to RSVP, click here.
  • Dr. Jose Pietri from Apex Bait Technologies will present "Leveraging Host-Microbe Interactions Towards the Control of Public Health Pests: Mechanistic Insight & Unexplored Avenues" on Monday August 14th at 3:30 PM in Cameron Williams Auditorium. A reception will be held prior to the seminar in the Plant Science Building Lobby.
  • The Healthy Trees Healthy People program is designed to enhance engagement with urban trees and increase physical activity of participants, and includes an orientation, educational materials, progress checks and intermittent group walks. Participants are compensated for completing the six-week program. Learn tree identification and pest detection, and be trained as a citizen scientist to monitor trees at selected city parks. Click here for more information on the program. Interested participants should attend the orientation on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. in 207 Funkhouser. 

  • Dr. Anne Rosenwald from Georgetown University will be offering a “Genome Solver” workshop on Thursday, August 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in room 246 of the Barnhart Building. The workshop is designed for faculty who are interested in learning web-based tools for integrating bioinformatics into the classroom, and would also be appropriate for postdoctoral and advanced graduate students that are looking to integrate this sort of approach in future teaching endeavors. For more information please contact the local arrangements coordinator, Jen White.  
  • Dr. Zainulabeuddin Syed from the University of Notre Dame will present "Chemoreception and Olfactory Guidance in Insects: Exploiting the Sense of Smell" on Friday, August 18th at 9:00 AM in Cameron Williams Auditorium. A reception will be held prior to the seminar in the Plant Science Building Lobby.
  • The Arboretum is holding a Solar Eclipse Celebration from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21st for those  who cannot travel out of town. Lexington will experience a 94% partial eclipse if the skies are clear. The event will include activities and solar glasses will be given to the first 100 participants. Click here for more information.