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‘UK at the Half’: UK Don T. Frazier Science Outreach Center open for business once again

 Don Fraizer, with students at the UK Science Outreach Center. Mark Cornelison | UKphoto
Don Frazier with students at the UK Science Outreach Center. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2023) — In this “UK at the Half,” Don Frazier, Ph.D., professor emeritus at the University of Kentucky and long-time former chair of the Department of Physiology is announcing that the UK's Science Outreach Center is open for business once again, after halting operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frazier has been engaging in outreach since 1980 and has been working out of the science outreach center at the University of Kentucky since 1993. The goal of the outreach center is to expose kids to the wonders of our world and inspire them to enter science-related career paths in research and medicine.

He is inviting any science classes from across the Commonwealth to come learn about science in a fun and engaging way, with countless models and scientific specimens that Frazier has collected over the course of his career.

Frazier is also offering to travel to elementary schools in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky to bring the science to a younger audience. He recognizes the importance of getting kids excited about science at an early age and customizes each lesson to enhance the curriculum of their existing science education.

If you would like to schedule the outreach center, contact Lisa Stevens at 859-257-6440.

“UK at the Half” airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast on radio and is hosted by UK Public Relations and Marketing. To hear the “UK at the Half” interview, click on the play button above.

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