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Essential Black Friday, Cyber Monday Tips From an Expert

Holiday shoppers are making their lists and checking them twice. But how do you know if you’re getting the best deal? Adam Craig, an associate marketing professor in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, uses brain imaging to understand the hidden drivers behind consumers’ financial decisions.


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UK MBA to Expand 2020 Enrollment in Online, Entrepreneurship and Healthcare

In 2019, the UK MBA program launched its new Real-Time, Online MBA option in the Professional MBA program, introduced its first concentration in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation and continued to expand enrollment in the Professional MBA (For Leaders in Healthcare) program. In 2020, the UK MBA anticipates new student enrollment to be mostly impacted in recruiting more high-quality distance online learners in Kentucky (especially in other major nearby regional markets), identifying strong candidates for their entrepreneurship concentration and bringing in more healthcare professionals (clinical and non-clinical) to pursue the healthcare track in the MBA which is the largest growing section in the program.


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UK MBA Alumni, Execs, Students to Speak at 12/11 Professional MBA Open House

University of Kentucky MBA alumni, executives and current students representing Tempur Sealy International, US Air Force, UK Healthcare and Matrix Design Group lead a stellar panel of speakers at the Professional MBA Open House event on Wednesday, December 11th at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM at UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics building on campus. This event is open to all working professionals, executives and HR managers in Kentucky (and beyond) who are interested in learning more UK's professional MBA programs. 


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UK MBA Alum Marilyn Named Disney World Brand Ambassador

Engineering/MBA dual degree alum Marilyn West knew that she always wanted to work at Walt Disney and that's exactly what happened after she graduated with her MBA from Gatton. Marilyn reflects on her experiences at UK, the support she received from the College of Engineering and her current role as World Brand Ambassador at Walt Disney World. 


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UK MBA Alum Victoria Russell Receives Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Award

Gatton and UK MBA alum Victoria Russell was honored recently as the alumni recipient of the Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Award at the 29th Annual Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Awards Luncheon Ceremony on October 11th, 2019. This award is given to an African American alum of the College whose faith, hard work, and determination has positively impacted the lives of people on campus, the city, state or nation. This recognition was particularly special this year as UK commemorates the 70th year anniversary of Lyman T. Johnson who was the first African American student to attend the University of Kentucky back in 1949. 


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UK Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

The University of Kentucky received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.


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UK MBA alum, Dr. Tim Mullett leads the Markey Cancer Center's Affiliate and Research Networks to provide better cancer care across the region

University of Kentucky MBA alum Dr. Tim Mullett serves as the current Medical Director for the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Affiliate and Research Networks. Dr. Mullett joined UK HealthCare in 1996, helping to form UK Markey Cancer Center’s first full thoracic oncology practice. Since 2015, Dr. Mullett has served as medical director for the UK Markey Cancer Center Affiliate and Research Networks, which help ensure that high-quality cancer care is readily available to patients across the region.