College researcher and faculty Dr. Allison Gibson’s latest activity finds new relevance among natural disasters
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New the College as of the Summer of 2017, Dr. Allison Gibson’s recent research activity finds a dire relevance among a string of natural disasters within the United States. Dr. Gibson’s research explores gerontological vulnerabilities during natural disasters, existing mental … Read More

Social Work professor, researcher quoted in Teen Vogue on popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”
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Dr. Julie Cerel, Ph.D., College of Social Work Professor and renowned suicide researcher, weighed in on the popular Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”. The series tells the story of a teenage girl who died by suicide, leaving behind a mysterious … Read More

Social Work Researcher Trains Students, Health Care Professionals How to Identify Substance Misuse
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By Ann Blackford and Alicia Gregory Video produced by UK Research Communications.   The beginning of research is to identify and define a problem. The researcher must ask questions, sometimes difficult and complex questions, to gain knowledge and understanding before … Read More

Social Work Professor, Doctoral Students Partner to Offer AARP Program Prepare to Care
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Assistant Professor Natalie Pope partners with Associate Extension Professor Amy Hosier in Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Kentucky to train Kentucky Extension agents on the Prepare to Care:  A Planning Guide for Families program developed by AARP.  This … Read More

Social Work Professor Continues Military Behavioral Health Research with New Collaborations, Publications
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Further evaluation of the impacts of civic service on veteran wellbeing by Dr. Karen Lawrence and collaborators have resulted in a new study being recently accepted for publication in the journal, Military Medicine. The study is entitled “Completion of a … Read More

Social Work Undergrads Present Research at 11th Annual Undergraduate Scholars Showcase
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The College of Social Work is proud to congratulate and acknowledge three outstanding undergraduate students in the College of Social Work who were given the distinct honor of showcasing their research at the 11th Annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars. The … Read More

Social Work Undergraduate Student Receives Oswald Award
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 2, 2017) ‒ Fourteen University of Kentucky undergraduate students — one sophomore, two juniors and 11 seniors — were recently awarded with Oswald Research and Creativity Program awards by the Office of Undergraduate Research. Students submitted research posters … Read More