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UK Alumnus Plays Big Part in Success of Churchill Downs

When the call to the post is played before the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs this Saturday, May 4, D.C. Storm will look forward to watching the world-famous horse race in person along with more than 150,000 of his "closest friends."   

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Rethink Your Summer

It’s your summer – make the most of it and stay on course for graduation. Summers at UK offer smaller class sizes and easier access to professors. You will be able to dive deeper into course matter ... all while living in Lexington – one of the "Best College Towns in the South." You can also take classes by joining the UK Online community from anywhere you find yourself.  

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UK Receives Historic National Grant with State to Reduce Opioid Deaths in Kentucky

The four-year, more than $87 million study has an ambitious but profoundly important goal: reducing opioid overdose deaths by 40 percent in 16 counties that represent more than a third of Kentucky’s population. Kentucky and UK represent one of only four study sites across the United States.

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