Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Kentucky Landmark’s Visitors ‘Witness’ New Artistic Perspective on State’s History

Newswise imageAs students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier’s gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American and Native American images, hopes to shine new light on many misrepresented Kentuckians from the state’s history.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Training Kentucky’s Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For many UK students from Eastern Kentucky, cancer is a problem that hits far too close to home. The Career Training in Oncology Program at the UK Markey Cancer Center provides these students with an opportunity to give back and learn how they can help those who need it most.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New Book Celebrates Group of Renegade Poets From Appalachia

Newswise imageWhen Frank X Walker coined the culturally encompassing term “Affrilachian” 25 years ago, he had no idea the group of colleagues who got their start inside a University of Kentucky elevator would transform into a radically influential social movement now celebrating with its first anthology of work.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Research with Zebrafish May Lead to Treatment for Blinding Disorders, Including Glaucoma

Newswise imageJakub Famulski, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, has received an R01 grant for over $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the early formation of the anterior segment of the eye, which includes the cornea, iris, ciliary muscle, drainage canals and pupil.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Kentucky Researchers First to Produce High Grade Rare Earths From Coal

Newswise imageUniversity of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy industry.