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Analyze policy and use data to drive progress.

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Doctoral student Regina Lewis wins UNITE RPA award for research poster on racial wealth gap

On Tuesday, April 18, 2023, current doctoral student Regina M. Lewis earned one of three first place awards for Graduate and Postdoctoral Students at the UNITE Research Showcase for her for her poster presentation on "The Racial Wealth Gap and Differential Risk of Entrepreneurship."

Kyung Ha Oh successfully defends dissertation

On Tuesday, April 18th, Martin School Doctoral Candidate Kyung Ha Oh successfully defended her dissertation. Titled, Three essays on rural education: Descriptive studies focused on federal rural definitions and policy changes, the dissertation discusses “how rural and non-rural schools can be perceived differently depending on how we define ‘what is rural’,” to quote Dr. Oh. She explains:

Dr. Annelise Russell to Speak at Library of Congress' Kluge Center

Join the John W. Kluge Center for a discussion of the ways that digital communications have transformed the ways that Members of Congress intract with the public.

Undergraduate student, Zach Owen, interns with LGBTQ+ Victory Institute in DC

This Pride Month, the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration is celebrating undergraduate Zach Owen (’24), who is interning on the hill thanks to the LGBTQ+ Victory Institute.

Dr. Caroline Weber awarded one of UK Cannabis Center's faculty pilot grants

The University of Kentucky Cannabis Center has awarded its first set of faculty pilot grants to support innovative and collaborative cannabis research.

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