student success stories

Brittany Shaver Named 2015 Future K-12 German Teacher Award Recipient

Not only an award-winning student, but Shaver is also working on two master's degrees currently: a Master’s in the Teaching of World Languages, focusing on German – and the other in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Student Success Stories: Jessica Ankenman

From the age of 15 I knew that I wanted to study German. However, I didn’t know what I wanted to do professionally until six years later. The Modern and Classical Languages Department has supported me every step of the way throughout my educational career and helped me make important decisions about my future.

UK's Dahlia d'Arge Named Marshall Scholar

The UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards announced today that history senior and Army ROTC cadet Dahlia d'Arge has been named a 2015 Marshall Scholar.

Diversity of Interests: Drew Myers

Drew Myers is a psychology major and award-winning Army ROTC cadet whose hobbies range from hunting and fishing to playing the ukulele. His primary academic and professional interest is in the field of human factors – a combination of human psychology and product design.

David Crabbe

David Crabbe, a graduate student in the Division of Classics in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures has been awarded the Swift-Longacre-Scaife Fellowship for academic year 2012-13, in the amount of $6,000. The award was made in recognition both of what David had already accomplished in the Classics program and for his outstanding promise as a career Latin teacher.

Elizabeth Barnes

Elizabeth came to the University of Kentucky in 2009 and completed her MA in Classics in May of 2011. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 2009, with majors in Classics and English.

Oleksandr Korneta

Oleksandr Korneta has been a part of the Center for Advanced Materials since its inception, but his journey to UK’s Physics Department began more than 10 years ago in his native Ukraine.

Leighanne Root

A professor can impact a student during and after their college career in a plethora of ways. Leighanne Root has been able to learn, utilize and grow with her professors throughout her time at the University of Kentucky.

Saying Sayonara To Kentucky

University of Kentucky graduate Amber Anderson traces her love of Japanese culture to childhood cartoons. “I remember watching TV at 10 or 11 years old and really enjoying Japanese animation,” she said.

Sarah Gooch

UK junior Sarah Gooch is one of only 161 recipients of the National Security Education Program Boren Scholarship. The Boren Scholar, from Georgetown, Ky., will use the $20,000 scholarship to study and teach in Japan in the fall.

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