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Everything is Science: Opposites Attract

February 11, 2019

Science is all around us — pushing, pulling, exerting opposing forces that keep the universe in balance. Join us for this year’s Everything is Science (EiS) Festival, Opposites Attract. It's a week of paired presentations, lectures and demonstrations that take a closer look at the yin and yang of science. EiS is a science festival that will be held at different locations all throughout the city, with events happening Monday, March 4th through Friday, March 8th.

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Celebrating the Life of Patricia Mullins (R1)

January 15, 2019

An esteemed member of our pharmacy family passed away this week. Patricia Moynahan Mullins, 74, was the very first graduate of the UK Pharmacy Residency Program and a true leader in the profession.


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Joey Mattingly Named Recipient of Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award

January 07, 2019


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Nominate a UKCOP Leader

January 03, 2019

Hall of Distinguished Alumni and Young Alumni Award nominations are now open!


We created the Hall of Distinguished Alumni to honor and recognize alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the field of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences during their careers. The Hall of Distinguished Alumni is a lifetime achievement award presented each year to deserving members of the pharmacy family.


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UK College of Pharmacy Announces Partnership with Kentucky State University

December 11, 2018

Lexington, Ky (Dec. 11, 2018) – University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy announced a new partnership with Kentucky State University (KSU), the premier HBCU of Kentucky. This partnership will allow students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a Doctor of Pharmacy in an accelerated time frame. The innovative 3+4 program allows participating students to count their first year of pharmacy school as their final year of undergraduate school.


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Beyond the Script

November 27, 2018


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J. Russell May Named 2018 Parker Award Recipient

November 14, 2018

Dr. J. Russell (Rusty) May, a UK College of Pharmacy alumnus and R98 in the UK HealthCare Pharmacy Residency program, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Paul F. Parker Award. May will receive this honor at UK's annual Parker Luncheon at the 2018 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Anaheim, California.


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Russell Mumper ('91) Named Vice President for Research at Alabama

October 24, 2018

Dr. Russell J. Mumper has been named The University of Alabama’s vice president for research and economic development effective Jan. 1, 2019.

A vice provost from the University of Georgia who previously led four research centers or institutes co-founded five start-up companies, and received nearly $30 million in research grants and contracts, Mumper was selected following a national search.


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The Power of the Kentucky Connection

October 11, 2018

When Mary H. H. Ensom first chose to call the University of Kentucky (UK) her home in 1973, she was an engineering major at her father’s encouragement. Ensom’s father, Pete Huang, set an inspiring example for his three children as a distinguished civil engineering professor at UK. Nonetheless, her father’s passion for engineering wasn’t enough to prevent Ensom from realizing that her interests and talent were leading her in a different direction.


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Frank Romanelli Named Interim Associate Dean of Academic & Student Affairs

June 04, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 4, 2018) – Frank Romanelli, a faculty member in the College’s Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Associate Dean of Educational Advancement for the College, has been named Interim Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs.


Romanelli takes over for former Associate Dean Kelly M. Smith, who was recently named Dean at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.


“I am excited and honored to serve in this capacity,” said Romanelli. 


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