Campus News

Move-In 2017 to Impact Campus Traffic, Some Parking

8 hours 23 min ago
Important information about changes in campus parking and transportation during the final two days of Move-In -- today and Friday.

Crime Bulletin Issued for Arson

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:30
University of Kentucky Police issued a crime bulletin following report of someone setting fire to a flier in Jewell Hall.

VIDEO: A Campus Walk With UK President Eli Capilouto

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:30
There's more to the transformation of UK's campus than new buildings. In this first episode of a new UKNow series, called "Campus Walks," we stroll through campus with President Eli Capilouto as he explains, in his own words, how the physical transformation of campus is helping to increase accessibility and build community for members of the Wildcat family.

Draft Information Technology Strategic Plan Available for Review

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:00
The university community is invited to review and comment on the draft information technology strategic plan through Oct. 2.

Volunteers Needed to Assist With K Week

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 08:00
K Week organizers are seeking faculty and staff members to assist with K Week events and help give new students a warm welcome to UK.

UK's Campus Housing Revitalization is Complete

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:30
As University Flats and Lewis Hall open for the first time this fall, this completes UK's $450 million dollar campus housing revitalization — the largest in higher education. View the video of these newest additions to UK's residence halls.

Big Blue Move to Impact Traffic and Parking

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 08:00
Safety is a top priority at UK. As thousands of students move onto campus, the community is encouraged to keep parking and traffic impacts in mind.

Transportation Services to Offer Saturday Office Hours in August

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 08:00
University of Kentucky Transportation Services will offer special Saturday hours from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 12, Aug. 19 and Aug. 26 to accommodate students who wish to obtain a bicycle permit, purchase a motor vehicle parking permit or ask questions.

Abell Gift to UK Libraries Continues Legacy of Clements Family Giving Back

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 07:30
When the National Archives and the UK Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center present this year’s Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards to three Central Kentucky history/civics educators this afternoon, it will be just one more display of a legacy of giving back started by Clements and continued today by his daughter, Bess Clements Abell, and her family.

The Universe Gives Kentucky a Sight to Remember on Aug. 21, if the Weather Cooperates

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 07:30
The heavens align for a solar eclipse about once each year at some point on the globe. But the prime-viewing area, known as the path of totality, which spans about 100 miles and measures over 1,000 miles in length, is scattered around the globe. In 2017, that path of totality sweeps across the continental United States from Oregon to South Carolina, right across Western Kentucky and Tennessee early in the afternoon of Aug. 21. Professor Tom Troland explains the phenomenon that is a solar eclipse and offers tips on how to view one.

UK and JMI Sports Partner to Launch 'Campus Chrome' Mobile Deals App

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:00
In partnership with JMI Sports, UK is launching a new mobile deals app — "Campus Chrome" — aimed at providing UK students, faculty and staff with deals at local businesses.

UK Social Work, Family and Community Medicine Host Integrated Behavioral Health Conference

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 08:00
The UK College of Social Work in collaboration with UK HealthCare's Department of Family and Community Medicine will host the third conference on integrated behavioral health in primary care Aug. 17-18, 2017.

UK Seeking Volunteers for Big Blue Move

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:00
Volunteers are needed to help with Big Blue Move-In 2017, three days when University of Kentucky students move into on-campus residence halls. Move-in will take place Saturday, Aug. 12; Thursday, Aug. 17; and Friday, Aug. 18.

Recognized Leader Nominated as Next Head of UK Alumni Association

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 09:00
Tim Walsh, who has led Alumni Associations at the universities of Mississippi and Florida, would succeed Stan Key who announced his retirement earlier this year.

UK Helps Recovering Addicts Through 'Healing' Garden

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:00
UK Extension is helping recovering addicts in Louisville to heal through gardening.

UK Becomes Multilingual, Thanks to Linguistics Society of America

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 08:00
Anyone interested in hearing Mauritian Creole or Farsi or Kalaallisut, the language spoken by the indigenous people of Greenland, can listen to these languages and many more ― simply by strolling by UK's Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building. The UK College of Arts and Sciences is currently hosting the Linguistics Society of America’s biennial Linguistic Institute, the world’s largest extended gathering of linguists.

Hazard Named Associate Vice President for Student Engagement

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:00
Former University of Kentucky Dean of Students and Interim Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life Victor A. Hazard has been named associate vice president for student engagement.

Transportation Services Improves Bike Racks Around Campus

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:00
University of Kentucky Transportation Services is improving bicycle parking at various campus locations. During this work, some bike racks may be temporarily relocated and/or out of service.

UK Doctoral Student Organizes Textbook Drive

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:00
Pharmacology and nutritional sciences doctoral student Brittany Rice will send textbooks she collects to Rusangu University in Africa.

Gatton 'CBA' Could Be Just the Ticket for a Career Boost

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:00
The Gatton College is offering a timely opportunity for professionals to broaden their business horizons this fall.