University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Welcome to where the college comes for environmental programs outreach services. 

 

 

On-going Events

CAFE Seminar Series
Sustainability Awards
Sustainable Agriculture & Food System's
     First Friday

 

Favorite Links


College of Agriculture:
    The Climate Change Working Group
    The Invasive Species Working Group
   Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

   

 

 

Current Programs & Events

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2015 Girls STEM Day

The Girls STEM Day is a day camp for girls in the 6th - 9th grades interested in the STEM fields. Girls travel in small groups to various labs around campus to meet with faculty, staff and students working in the different STEM fields.

 

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2014 "China in My Lens" Photo Competition

The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to call for entries for  “China in My Lens” photo contest in December 2014.  UK students who have studied in China and UK faculty who have taught in China are encouraged to send in  photos taken in China.  The contest will be divided into two groups: UK faculty and UK students.

Entries must be original photos taken in China.

See the flyer to the left for more information.

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Fuels Institute Future of Transportation Case Competition

The Fuels Institute, a multi-industry think tank, is seeking enteries for an inter-disciplinary case competition to design the future of transportation. Finalists will present at the Fuels Institute Spring Meeting in New Orleans April 27-28, 2015. Students will have the chance to win cash prizes, be published, network with industry leaders and other students, and be intellecutally challenged. Abstracts and Letters of Intent are due by December 8, 2014. See the competition website for more information.

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EPA Release EnviroAtlas Ecosystem Mapping Tool

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released EnviroAtlas, a web-based interactive tool that integrates over 300 separate data layers, helps decision makers understand the implications of planning and policy decisions on our fragile ecosystems and the communities who depend on goods and services from these ecosystems. EnviroAtlas is designed for people from all levels of government, professionals, researchers, educators, non-governmental organizations, and anyone interested in considering the benefits or impacts of a decision, such as siting a new road or city park.

Read More Here

Visit the EnviroAtlas main Page
 

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Goodwill offers FREE recycling of computer and electronic equipment at any Goodwill in the United States. To find a Goodwill location near you, click here...

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Professor Spotlight: Mark Coyne

Professor Mark Coyne, Director of Graduate Studies for the IPSS graduate program was named one the of 2014's Great Teachers at the University of Kentucky. Selection is awarded to six recipients by the UK Alumni Association Great Teacher Awards Committee, in cooperation with student organizations Omicron Delta Kappa and Mortar Board each year for outstanding teaching, presenting them with Great Teacher Awards. Each professor is awarded a citation, an engraved plaque, and a $3,000 cash award.  It is the oldest award teachers can receive from the University, having been given continuously since 1961. Read more here.