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FOCUS

A&S FOCUS is an intense, one week program designed specifically for incoming first-year students who plan to take WRD 110 and MA 109 or MA 110 or MA 112 during their freshman year. Some the students won't qualify to take the math the first semester but will qualify by the spring. The program provides preparation and experiences to help students be successful in their undergraduate studies.

Carol Jordan Named to Lead Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women

The University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences recently announced the Office for Policy Studies on Violence Against Women.

The Power of Collaboration: UK Statistics Department and KY Energy Cabinet Forecast Kentucky's Energy Future

Looming greenhouse gas emission regulations will affect the economies and power grids of every state in the nation. The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet partnered with the University of Kentucky's Department of Statistics to generate a variety of potential scenarios for the future of energy in Kentucky. The projections included economic and environmental impacts of energy production methods including coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable sources of energy such as solar and wind power.

This interview features Leonard Peters, Secretary of Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet, Arnold Stromberg, Chair of UK's Statistics Department, and Woody Burchett, an intern who worked on the project. 

For more information about this project and other initiatives of the Energy and Environment Cabinet, please visit www.eec.ky.gov

 

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IPOP Research Team Recieves Research Publication Highlight of the Year

Statistics faculty member Arnold Stromberg joined faculty from the UK College of Pharmacy in publishing a research study which recently received the AMA's Research Publication Highlight of the Year.

New Faculty 2013: Meet Solomon Harrar

The Department of Statistics is excited to welcome Associate Professor Solomon Harrar to its faculty!
 
Harrar isn't entirely new to the state of Kentucky but he is new to the University of Kentucky. One thing that drew him to UK is the large biomedical presence at the university which fits together well with the research he is already pursuing. Most immediately, Harrar hopes to focus his research work around programs that deal with smoking cessation. 
 
This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and Sciences in the fall 2013 semester.
 

This podcast was produced by Patrick O'Dowd.

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