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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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Smart Campus Strategy Launches as iPad Distribution Begins

This summer UK launches a nationally-recognized Smart Campus digital strategy that will be implemented over the next three years. Incoming first-year students will be an integral part of this campus’ evolution and will have a role in shaping the future of technology use on our campus. Our goal over the next few years is simple – to become one of the country’s most innovative campuses when it comes to the use of technology.   

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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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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.