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Department News

  • November 19, 2020
    The University of Kentucky's GradResearch Live! is proving that excitement for research has no bounds. This year, because of the restrictions of COVID-19, the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition moved online. In the span of just a couple of weeks, the 24 research presentations by graduate students and postdocs garnered more than 9,500 total views on YouTube.
  • November 12, 2020
    IPSS Alumni, Dr. Congming Zou, received an award from the Yunnan Government, recognizing him for his contributions to society and tobacco research. Dr. Zou was a Ph.D. student under Dr. Bob Pearce, with Dr. John Grove as his co-chair.
  • November 10, 2020
    Standing in a field of hundreds of varieties of teff at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm, graduate student Eric Luteyn is at peace studying the differences between the plants. After a decade of military service that ended in a medical discharge, peace is exactly what the disabled veteran needs.

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