Academic Support and Advising
  • All stops, including the C.A.T. S. (Safety) Survey, and all financial stops, must be removed as soon as possible. Advisor holds do not have to be released unless you plan to register for classes for Summer or Fall. All other stops/holds, including C.A.T.S. Survey, will prevent the release of official transcripts and diplomas. Students should check your myUK for stops/holds.
  • Students graduating in May and August 2017 should register for Commencement. The May 2017 Commencement Ceremony for the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will be Friday, May 5 at 10:00 am in Rupp Arena. For more information, click here. 
Job Opportunities
  • Information Technology Services (ITS) is hiring two Brand Management and Strategic Communications interns for the summer. For more information, click here.  
  • BloodHorse, LLC is hiring a Digital Library Science intern and an Editorial intern for the summer. BloodHorse LLC is a dynamic multimedia company that produces the BloodHorse weekly magazine, an industry-leading website at Bloodhorse.com, a daily mobile news service providing analysis and all-day updates for racing and breeding professionals plus manages a broad range of social media platforms. For more information, click here. 
  • University Sound & Lights has multiple Student Technician positions available for the 2017 fall semester, in addition to a few summer 2017 positions. They are looking for students with a passion and interest in developing skills in audio, lighting, and video production. Students do not need any previous experience in any of these skills to apply; although experience is a plus, they will work with and train the students in learning and developing these skills. The position is flexible with student school and extracurricular schedules. For more information, click here. 
  • Disney is currently looking for a horticulture intern to support their Golden Oak garden from June 2017 through January 2018. The goal of Golden Oak’s vegetable garden development project is to bring fresh ingredients into Disney restaurants while educating guests on the agricultural process. For more information, and to apply, click here.
  • Two summer internships in Tobacco Breeding are available for undergraduate students looking to add agricultural field/farm research experience to their resume. Duties will include all aspects of tobacco production from transplant production to harvest. Field cultivation, mowing, data collection, data entry, weed and pest management, greenhouse production, and crop scouting are included. Interested students should contact Beau Neal at beau.neal@uky.edu.
  • The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture is seeking interns for the fall and spring semesters. NASDA, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is looking for highly motivated students interested about the legislation and regulations that impact American agriculture. Applicants should be classified as a sophomore or greater by their academic institution and have excellent written and oral communication skills. A basic understanding of the legislative process is preferred but not required. This internship provides a monthly stipend but housing is not provided. The deadline for applications for the Fall semester is May 22, 2017; the deadline for the Spring semester is October 27, 2017. For more information, click here. 

Club Meetings

  • The Horticulture Club is meeting Wednesday, April 19 from 3:30-6:00 in Greenhouse 12. This will be a workday where students will plant veggies, natives, and tropical plants. All students are welcome to attend. For more information, click here. 
Events
  • Each Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology students registered in ABT 395/399 will give a short presentation of their research projects on April 25 from 11:00 to 5:00 at the Cameron Williams Lecture Hall in the Plant Science Building. Presentations may also possibly continue into April 27.  For more information, click here. 
  • Presentation U invites all students to the POWER HOUR series.  Workshops are offered Monday through Thursday, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Classroom B 110, in the the Hub, W.T.Young Library basement. For more information, click here.
    • Monday, April 17: "Math Matters: Applying math to the real world"
      This power hour will apply math concepts to the real world through engagement with distance, careers, games, and nature.
    • Tuesday, April 20: "Effective Speech Delivery"
      Taking a great paper and turning it into a great speech is challenging, but this lecture will take the mystery out of it.
    • Thursday, April 22: "Exam Preparation -Test Anxiety"
      Make exam prep less stressful and more productive by implementing these helpful strategies.
Fundraising
  • Begin spring gardening using The Horticulture Club's Vegetable and Herb transplants.  They will have peppers, cabbage, broccoli, mustard, kale, parsley, thyme, dill, sweet basil, oregano, sage, lemon grass, rosemary, and chives.   The club also grows native perennial plants, shrub and vine species that are garden ready now.  Their tropical plants are still available and can be used in a mixed fashion outdoors.  Ask the club about tropical combinations for shady spots. Their open greenhouse will be on April 19th from 3:30 to 6:00 in Greenhouse 12. For more information, click here.