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Students who want to explore what’s wildly possible at the University of Kentucky can now begin their journey. The application for undergraduate admission is now open for the 2020-21 academic year.

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UK AD Named Chair of NCAA D1 MBB Committee for 2020-21

One of the most influential leaders in college athletics, Mitch Barnhart will soon step into one of his most high-profile roles yet. The Kentucky Athletics Director has been named the chair of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee for the 2020-21 season.  

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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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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.

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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.