The University of Kentucky Hospital is nationally recognized as one of the best teaching hospitals in the country. Does this reputation push more students toward STEM fields and away from the social sciences and humanities?
Shriner's Hospital for Children is currently being constructed on the University of Kentucky's campus, across the street from Children's Hospital. Is the new hospital construction due to more kids being sick or because Shriner's wants their own hospital for children? Will Shriner's and Children's help each other by letting each other use equipment? How will the University of Kentucky use this building?
A pioneering study at the University of Kentucky suggests humans have a lot to learn from horses. Horses can help people develop empathy and enhance social and leadership skills, according to a recently-completed study of equine-assisted learning among 21 nurses at UK Chandler Hospital. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2013/06/02/2662976/university-of-kentucky-study-suggests.html#storylink=cpy
Something to check out at the University of Kentucky Hospital: Lina Tharsing’s installation of a group of six paintings that reference images from the creation of the dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. These paintings have been installed at the Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. (This is a UK Arts in Healthcare project.) These paintings relate to her exhibition “Natural History” at Institute 193 in Lexington, Kentucky. (source: Richard…
The University of Kentucky Sesquicentennial Series remembers the impact of the 1918 influenza epidemic on the institution. In this photo, nurses and medical officers stand outside makeshift gymnasium hospital. Photo from Louis Edward Nollau photographic print collection/University Archives.
A new core curriculum that challenges students to collaborate and expand their skills across several disciplines; faculty and staff committed to transforming lives and communities through innovative teaching, research and cutting-edge health care – those are just two examples. http://www.payscale.com/research/US/School=University_of_Kentucky_(UK)/Salary