In a press release, KAS announced that Kentucky State University is a 2018 Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Enhanced Affiliate and any Kentucky State University faculty, staff, or student may join KAS for free. KAS is a nonprofit organization fostering scientific discovery and understanding in Kentucky, with membership at an all-time high at nearly 4,000 members.

Membership in KAS is open to anyone with an interest in science. KAS members receive news, announcements, job and research opportunities from KAS; are eligible to apply for research grants and publish in the Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science (JKAS); receive complimentary electronic access to the journal and are entitled to discounted KAS annual meeting registration fees. Members may also join the Kentucky Science Speakers Bureau and search the KAS database and connect with fellow scientists across Kentucky.

To become a (free) KAS member:

  • Visit kyscience.org.
  • Under Membership, choose “Become a Member.”
  • Select “Enhanced Affiliate membership” and select Kentucky State University.
  • Use your Kentucky State email address for registration.
  • If already a member of KAS, membership will be automatically updated for 2018 and no action is required.

For more information, contact KAS at executivedirector@kyscience.org or (859) 227-2837.