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Amaya Garret (left) and Micha’la Hood pose for a portrait on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Humans of UK: Amaya Garret and Micha’la Hood ensure a safe haven for women at UK

Morgan Luster October 29, 2021

Finding a place to fit in can be a challenging experience for many, so seniors Amaya Garrett and Micha’la Hood co-founded the organization, The Butterfly Effect, to institute a space designed to empower...

#IAmAWomanInSTEM works toward helping women in STEM majors at UK.

Student org offers support to female students in scientific fields

Hailey Peters January 25, 2019

Throughout the world, less than 30 percent of people employed in fields of science, technology, engineering and math are women. The percentage of women who go on to take leadership roles in STEM jobs is...

Gatton building mug

New dean named for Gatton College of Business and Economics

Peyton McCarroll June 2, 2018

UK announced Wednesday that Simon J. Sheather will be the next dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics, pending approval by the Board of Trustees.“We are delighted that Professor Sheather...

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