Warren County schools cease in-person instruction following Governor’s orders

By Ashton Jones BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – The Warren County Public School district is commenting on the halt of in-person instruction. All public and private schools ceased in-person classes beginning November 23 following the Governor’s executive order. The Warren County Public Schools’ Assistant Superintendent Melissa Stephanski says, before, the schools were offering the options of online or…

CPE report shows Kentucky colleges and universities make substantial progress toward education goals

Kentucky colleges and universities continued to make substantial progress toward the state’s educational attainment goals in 2019-20, exceeding targets for both STEM+H degrees and degrees among underrepresented minority students. According to the latest figures from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, production of undergraduate credentials rose 3.3 percent compared to the prior year. That’s nearly…

UK researchers advancing wastewater testing to track COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Researchers in the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine and College of Engineering are testing a new technology to evaluate wastewater to track community presence of COVID-19. Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine James Keck, associate professor of mechanical engineering Scott Berry and Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Shakira Hobbs are collaborating…