Campus News

Sullivan Award Nominations Accepted Until Feb. 27

11 hours 42 min ago
Nominations for the 2019 Sullivan Awards, UK’s prestigious honor for inspirational humanitarian achievements by students and community members, are being taken until Feb. 27.

Register Now for Citizens Police Academy

11 hours 42 min ago
The cornerstone of community policing, Citizens Police Academy, has been offered by UK Police Department for the past 13 years.

Giving Back to Honor Dr. King

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:00
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, the Martin Luther King Jr. Wildcats for Service will host their sixth annual Day of Service for students, faculty and staff Jan. 19.

Martin Luther King Day Holiday Transit Changes

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:00
Due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, bus routes in Lexington will be impacted Sunday, Jan. 20, through Monday, Jan. 21. All bus routes will resume regular service hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22

Kentucky Leads Florida Entering Final Day of Blood Drive

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:00
The Wildcats remained ahead of the Gators in the annual Big Blue Slam blood drive as the competition enters its final day.

Oral History Collection Champions UK Cheerleading Dynasty

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:00
What is the winning formula in collegiate cheerleading that has brought the coveted hardware back to the Bluegrass year after year? A new oral history collection with UK Cheerleading at UK Libraries’ Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History explores that question and more.

Florida Enjoys Slim Lead Over Kentucky in Blood Drive

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:00
The annual blood drive competition known as Big Blue Slam is in full swing this week.

University of Kentucky Named to Forbes 2019 Best Employer for Diversity List

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:00
UK is among the Best Employers for Diversity in the country, according to a new ranking from Forbes magazine. The list, among other factors, recognizes employers who elevate their commitment to attracting and developing diverse talent and acknowledge diversity as an imperative pillar of success.

UK Celebrates 27 Years of Partnership With Lloyd's of London

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:00
UK's globally renowned Gluck Equine Research Center is continuing its long and productive partnership with one of the world's most famous business entities.

BLOG: Aramark's Four Major Elements for Sustainable Dining at UK

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:00
As UK's dining partner, Aramark has made great strides in purchasing locally sourced food and reducing food waste. Aramark Sustainability Manager Carolyn Gahn discusses those efforts.

UK Employees, Student Help Save Life of UK Police Officer

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 21:00
When UK Police Department Officer Alan Saylor collapsed in the Gatton Student Center, the quick thinking of UK employees and students saved his life.

Do You Cycle to Work or Class? Check Out UK’s First Indoor Bike Room

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:00
UK opened its state-of-the-art indoor bike room, making it one of a select few college campuses in the United States to have a dedicated indoor space for cyclists.

UK Extension Using Tech to Reach New Clientele

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:00
Advances in modern technology continue to help UK Extension to reach more people across Kentucky and beyond.

New Email Scam Focuses on UK

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:00
This scam attempts to impersonate an executive at UK to request that money be sent in the form of a gift card. 

UK's Heather Chapman 'Wants to Be a Millionaire'

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:00
Heather Chapman will test her chances on ABC's show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" this Friday.

Track Meet Honors Jim Green, First African-American Student-athlete to Graduate From UK

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:00
The Eminence native was a world-class runner who became the first African-American student-athlete at UK and in the SEC to win NCAA and SEC championships.

UK Alumni Donate to Students' Futures

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:00
During the past academic year, 179 students received more than $220,000 in scholarships from UK alumni. Local UK alumni associations across the nation organized fundraisers to provide support for students they don't know and will probably never meet, and yet the difference they make is life-changing.

UK Debate Team: What it Takes to be No. 1

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:00
Jacinda Rivas, UK's team president and senior, explains what it takes to be a nationally ranked collegiate debater.

'Behind the Blue': UK Psychology Professor Suzanne Segerstrom’s College Electives Led to Her Life’s Work

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 09:00
A music major during her undergraduate years, Suzanne Segerstrom found her passion for psychology taking electives.