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New UK Study Shows Agriculture's Impact on Fayette County Economy

A new University of Kentucky study shows that agriculture remains an economic force to be reckoned with in Fayette County. The study was conducted by the UK’s Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky, and shows that agriculture and ag businesses are responsible for 1 out of 12 jobs, and $2.3B annually.

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CAER Fiber

UK CAER Receives $1M Grant for Carbon Fiber Research

The U.S. DOE awarded the grant to CAER to continue their leading-edge research in developing low-cost, high-strength carbon fiber. If successful, the project will lower the cost of high quality carbon fibers by over 50 percent, opening opportunities for widespread application of carbon fibers in previously cost-prohibited areas, specifically in composite overwrapped pressure vessels for hydrogen storage.

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Rare Earth Elements

UK Mining Engineering, CAER Receive DOE Funding for Rare Earth Element Research

DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy recently announced that the projects have been selected to receive approximately $1 million each for research aimed at producing salable rare earth elements from domestic coal and coal by-products.

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New Project Seeks to Gain Understanding of Factors Affecting Health of Queer Women in Kentucky

In recognition of June as Pride Month, the University of Kentucky Women’s Health and You (WHY) project, formerly known as the Kentucky Women’s Health Registry, announces the launch of WHY Queer Health.

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