School of Human Environmental Sciences News

Student Organization Profile: CHAARG

Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG) is a national women’s health and fitness organization that recently expanded to UK’s campus. The first CHAARG chapter was founded in 2012 and the organization has quickly grown to 29 established chapters across the nation. CHAARG’s vision is to change the common female mentality regarding fitness. The organization’s initial ideas began with showing females exactly how fun fitness can and should be.


School of HES Celebrates 2015 Grants and Scholarly Publications

The School of Human Environmental Sciences recently celebrated scholarly accomplishments from 2015 with special recognitions for faculty and staff. The number of externally-funded grant projects remained strong, with 15 projects totaling more than $6.8 million secured to support the research and outreach work of the School during the calendar year. The School also recognized those with scholarly work published through refereed journal articles, peer-reviewed books and book chapters, and Extension numbered-series publications.


2015 School of HES Student Awards Announced

Friday, May 1, the School of Human Environmental Sciences recognized twelve outstanding students through the presentation of the 2015 Student of Excellence and Student of Distinction Awards.  The awards program was established in 2006, and honors both outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.  Undergraduates are nominated based on academic excellence, leadership, and service in the School of Human Environmental Sciences.


School of HES Celebrates 2014 Grants and Scholarly Publications

In January, the School of Human Environmental Sciences celebrated scholarly accomplishments from 2014. It was a record-setting year with more than $14 million in grant funding secured to support the research and outreach work of the School.   The individuals who lead and conduct the 14 externally-funded projects were recognized. The School also recognized those with scholarly work published through refereed journal articles, peer-reviewed books and book chapters, and Extension numbered-series publications.