September 30, 2009

12:00PM - 4:00PM, UK Student Center Ballrooms

October 7: Engineering, High Tech, & Sciences
October 8: Business, Nonprofit, & Communications
100+ Employers * All majors are welcome
Full-time, internship, & co-op positions

Sponsored by James W. Stuckert Career Center, Society of Women Engineers, and the Gatton College of Business and Economics

September 29, 2009

Undergraduate Research Workshop

AMSTEMM and SPUR invite you to attend:
"Steps to a Successful Research Placement"
Meet science and engineering students currently doing research on campus and in the medical science labs. Students will share their personal experiences on how they found their research mentor and what is expected of them in the lab. Thursday, October 1st, 3:00-4:00PM, 183 Chem/Phys Bldg.

September 18, 2009

Walt Disney World Internship Opportunities

The Epcot Science team is looking for college students and recent graduates (within 6 months of Bachelors degree) to participate in our fun and challenging six-month internship in several different agricultural and science education fields. They are currently looking for students to fill internships for the Spring 2010 (late December 2009 - late June 2010) and the Fall 2010 terms (mid-June 2010 to early-January 2011). Interested students should email a cover letter, resume, school transcript, and one letter of recommendation to When addressing correspondence, please include the name of Les Frey, Student Coordinator, to ensure timely and efficient mail delivery. Selected students will be interviewed via phone by a Walt Disney World representative to further discuss the internship.

Disney's Animal Programs is responsible for the care and welfare of the animals across Walt Disney World® Resort property, including those living at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Tri-Circle D Ranch and The Seas with Nemo & Friends® Pavilion at Epcot®. Additionally, Disney's Animal Programs includes Plant Science and Entomology at The Land Pavilion at Epcot. Disney's Animal Programs also shares conservation messages with Guests and Cast Members (a.k.a. employees) and champions the wise use of resources across the Walt Disney World Resort property.

Disney's Animal Programs Professional Internships are unique in that they incorporate a wide range of disciplines including Zoology, Education, Biology, Conservation, Veterinary Science, Plant Science, Chemistry, Animal Husbandry and more. Visit the "Animal Program Roles" section to learn more about specific opportunities and hear testimonials from students currently taking part in Professional Internships through Disney's Animal Programs.

Interested students, please visit Click on "Walt Disney World® Resort," and select "Apply Now," then choose "Animal Programs/EPCOT Science." You will find more information about the plant science, entomology, biotechnology, and aquaculture positions under "Animal Program Roles."

Sequins and Beads and Threads...OH MY!

Rescuing traditional needle arts from extinction in the 21st century. Presented by Robert Haven, Associate Professor, Costume Technology, Theatre Department. Wednesday, September 23rd, 6-8pm in the W. T. Young Library Gallery.

September 14, 2009

UK Sustainability

Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to learn what UK is doing in support of sustainability at the third annual Big Blue Goes Green: A Sustainability Showcase to be held September 14-25. The event is organized and sponsored by the UK President's Sustainability Advisory Committee and the Office of the Vice President for Facilities Management.

This year, instead of a one-day showcase in the Student Center, the event will be held over a two-week period and will include an interactive, online showcase of various campus sustainability initiatives, programs, and research as well as numerous sustainability events hosted throughout the UK campus and the city of Lexington.

For a more complete listing of events and to retrieve your copy of UK's first sustainability newsletter, visit

September 9, 2009

Student Travel Fund Program

Student Travel Fund Program; Apply online at
This program is available to any undergraduate student to apply for travel funding to attend national and professional conferences at which they are presenting. Travel funds may be available to assist with transportation, lodging, meals and other costs. All awards are subject to conditions set by UK and the Office of eUreKa. Contact the eUreKa Office for more information about these opportunities:

September 8, 2009

Join AMSTEMM Study Groups on the Big Blue Network

The Big Blue Network is the University of Kentucky’s new social networking site. Join AMSTEMM study groups, open exclusively to AMSTEMM members, and network with other students taking the same courses.
Visit and join the Big Blue Network, if you are not already a member. Search for an AMSTEMM study group by name and request to join. And don’t forget to join the AMSTEMM group that is open to all members.

AMSTEMM Students Accepted to UK Medical School

We are pleased to announce that AMSTEMM students Cameron Harding, Pike County, Julie Kretzer, Carter County, along with AMSTEMM mentors Laura Hamilton and Bailey Westerfield were accepted to UK Medical School for Fall 2009. In addition. two AMSTEMM students, Brittany N. Jones, Clay County, and Bradley Gibson, Knott County, were accepted to UK Medical School this Fall 2009, after completing the B.S./M.D. Accelerated Course of Study. The B.S./M.D. Accelerated Course of Study is a special track developed for a small number of motivated, mature high school students who intend to pursue a career in medicine. Students accepted into this program complete the first three years of the recommended undergraduate curriculum followed by the traditional four years of Medical School. Students are awarded the B.S. degree after successful completion of the first year of Medical School, and are then awarded the M.D. degree after successful completion of all Medical School requirements. For more information see the website:

Study Smarter Seminars Half-Price for AMSTEMM Students

The Study Smarter Seminar is an intensive, 4 hour, non-credit earning seminar offered in several evening sessions throughout the course of each semester. The total cost of the seminar is $40 ($20 for AMSTEMM) and includes a formal learning assessment, 4 hours of instruction, and all course materials, which students may keep and use as a resource to reference throughout the semester. Course topics include time management, note taking, study skills, critical reading, memory enhancement, exam preparation, and more. To register for the Study Smarter Seminar, visit Contact The Study ( if you have any questions or need assistance.