The University of Kentucky’s United In True Racial Equity (UNITE) Research Priority Area will host its first annual research showcase May 4 at the Gatton Student Center. The 2022 UNITE Research Showcase is centered around elevating and promoting the importance of racial equity research at UK, across the Commonwealth and beyond.

The event will include breakout sessions presented by local researchers and a poster session to highlight impactful research focused on racial inequities and disparities being led by UK faculty and students. The day will also feature keynotes from national thought leaders Marc Lamont Hill, Ph.D., and Dayna Bowen Matthew, J.D., Ph.D.

The showcase is open to UK faculty, staff, students, affiliates and academic partners. While the event is free, registration is required for all attendees.