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UK, Louisville Partnering for Progress in Kentucky Can Campaign

Louisville has large aspirations for the future: at least 40,000 more residents with bachelor’s degrees to fuel sustainable, long-term economic growth. Such goals, says UK President Eli Capilouto, will require strong partnerships — like those being fostered now as part of Kentucky Can, UK’s $2.1 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign.

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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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Teen's Indomitable Spirit Helps Her Beat Cancer Twice

Bethany Stephens, by all appearances, is a happy, healthy 12-year-old. She loves Harry Potter and spending time with her friends. But unlike most 12-year-olds, Bethany has the distinction of beating cancer — not once, but twice — with the help of The DanceBlue Kentucky Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic.   

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Average graduating GPA of Lewis Honors students.

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UK is one of only eight institutions in the country with the full complement of liberal arts, engineering, professional, agricultural and medical colleges and disciplines on one contiguous campus.

$2.3 Billion

Invested in infrastructure across campus, including a $256 million multidisciplinary research building and the continued expansion of a $1 billion health care facility started in 2004.