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A Community of Inclusion

2012-2013 Diversity Annual Report

The NEW 2012/2013 Annual Diversity Report is now available for download!

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Kentucky One of Six Jurisdictions to Receive $20 Million EPSCoR Grant
Six jurisdictions have received Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 awards from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

The $20 million awards will bolster science and engineering academic research infrastructure in the U.S. Virgin Islands and five states: Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota. Each five-year award will support fundamental research; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce development in areas relevant to the jurisdictions' economic and other vital interests.

The University of Kentucky's project provides a STEM-based educational framework that will encourage meaningful participation of under-represented and minority student populations in the emerging knowledge-based economy.

For more on this story, please visit UKNOW!

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Provost Blog: Commitment to inclusion must be shared throughout university
Faculty, staff, and students from all 16 Colleges and the Libraries were represented in the “see tomorrow.” strategic planning process, and our committee was almost equally divided between men and women.

For more on this story, please visit UKNOW!

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Alliance of Nine Universities Seeks to Improve Diversity in STEM Fields
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, as the principal investigator, will lead a multi-million-dollar initiative with Kentucky and West Virginia universities to increase underrepresented undergraduates studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

For more on this story, please visit UKNOW!

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"Big Blue Family" VIDEO: Jim and Lydia Wims Help UK Students Succeed

University life holds a special place in the hearts of Jim and Lydia Wims.

As first-generation college students, both were heavily involved in residence life at Kent State University, where they met and eventually married.

They began raising their kids while working at Lincoln University in Missouri. Today, they both work on the University of Kentucky campus serving students in two unique roles. Jim serves as the associate vice president for student affairs while Lydia is the director of student support services.

For more on this story, please visit UKNOW!

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A Community of Inclusion

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Dr. Judy "JJ" Jackson

Vice President for Institutional Diversity

Welcome from Dr. Jackson: A Community of Inclusion President's Welcome

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Dr. Eli Capilouto
President, University of Kentucky

Welcome from Dr. Capilouto

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