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In another sign of the University of Kentucky’s emergence as one of the top universities in America, a new national ranking has UK among the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars — one of the highest honors a faculty member can receive.
With the support of an innovative research model, a clinic devoted to individualized intervention approaches for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been making huge impacts in the lives of Central Kentucky children and their families.
“The first time we were wiped out, I was the only one left. We got a bunch of 17 and 18 year-old boys in from North and South Carolina. The next afternoon, we didn’t have one of them. They were ten years younger than I am and I was supposed to watch after them. It still hurts today, let me tell you.”
MATT JONES: Both Kentucky and Louisville have played their first exhibition games, and I think both teams showed some positive and some negatives. In Kentucky’s case, they came out sluggish against Transylvania and showed that they are going to be young. They are going to have some games when they are not totally into it. [...]
To draw attention to the importance of ovarian cancer screening, Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear recently joined Kentucky’s female legislators to highlight results from the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center’s Ovarian Cancer Screening Program.
I speak for most parents when I say, when it comes to protecting our children, we are willing to do just about anything to ensure their safety. But do our schools do the same?