Campus News

Kentucky Agricultural Economy Improves

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:45
Agricultural economists from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are projecting 2017 farm cash receipts to be $5.6 billion, which is a 3.5 percent increase from 2016.

Honoring the Wildcats Who Broke Color Barrier in SEC College Football

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 09:00
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto reflects on the significance of UK's and the Southeastern Conference's first African-American football players -- Wilbur Hackett, Houston Hogg, Nate Northington, and Greg Page. In the 50th anniversary year of integrating SEC football, the four trailblazers will be recognized this weekend at the SEC Championship football game in Atlanta.

High School Football Comes to Kroger Field Dec. 1-3, Impacts Parking

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:00
UK Transportation Services has provided information on parking options available during the high school football weekend at Kroger Field.

Virtual Tour Allows Experience of UK's Campus Transformation From Anywhere

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 08:30
Prospective students anywhere who want to get a feel for campus before actually traveling to Lexington can take a virtual tour. The new immersive 3-D tour is accessible from UK's website home page and provides outdoor and indoor tours of many of the university buildings, especially residence halls and buildings housing classes.

Turkey Time and Family Fun: International Student Shares Thanksgiving Experiences

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:00
UK freshman Haruna Yamagata looks forward to Thanksgiving in the United States.

'UK at the Half' Chats About Stats

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:30
"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and features the people, programs, research, health care and service that combine to make UK the university for Kentucky.

Women’s Basketball Game to Impact Campus Nov. 22

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:00
The UK women's basketball team will host Morehead State University 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. As a result, employees who park in the South Limestone Garage, the Coliseum Lot and other north campus areas may experience an increase in visitor parking and should plan ahead.

High School Football Comes to Kroger Field Dec. 1-3, Impacts Parking

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 09:00
UK Transportation Services has provided information on parking options available during the high school football weekend at Kroger Field.

Thanksgiving Break Transportation and Parking Changes

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:00
Transportation Services will implement several transportation and parking changes beginning Tuesday, Nov. 21, due to decreased demand over the Thanksgiving holiday.

UK Calls on Alumni, Parents, Big Blue Nation to Show That ‘Possibilities are Priceless’ on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:00
For the third consecutive year, UK is joining universities and nonprofit organizations around the world participating in the international #GivingTuesday campaign.

Nominate the Advisor Who Changed Your Life

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:00
Take a moment to nominate an advisor who has impacted your time at UK.

Central Kentucky’s Most Famous Cold Case

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:00
On Oct. 26, 1961, the lifeless body of 19-year-old student Betty Gail Brown was discovered on Transylvania University’s campus. A new University Press of Kentucky book, “Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial, and Mystery” by Robert G. Lawson, UK emeritus professor of law, is the first book to examine Brown’s murder, investigation and trial.

UK’s Office of China Initiatives Hits its Stride

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
UK Office of China Initiatives was established to provide leadership in identifying, cultivating, building and sustaining UK partnerships with Chinese institutions.

KCTCS, UK Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
Former KCTCS students who transfer to UK before earning an associate degree can have UK credits applied toward the KCTCS degree, if the credits for each institution align.

WUKY Partners With God's Pantry, Lexington Businesses to Fight Child Hunger

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:00
For every donation made to WUKY until Dec. 31, KEBCO Inc., Stewart Perry State Farm Insurance and UK Federal Credit Union will each fill a backpack for a child in need through God’s Pantry Food Bank’s backpack program. 

UPK, UK Authors Showcased at Kentucky Book Fair as it Moves to Lexington

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:00
As the Kentucky Book Fair comes to Lexington for the first time, several writers from University Press of Kentucky and UK are among more than 180 authors and editors showcasing their recent work at the event.

UK MANRRS Students Beautify African-American Cemetery Through Project

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:00
A group of UK Ag students recently planted more than 50 trees at a historic African-American cemetery in Lexington.

'The Defamation Experience': Challenging Preconceived Notions

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 09:00
The UK Unconscious Bias Initiative is sponsoring a special event for UK faculty, staff and students. "The Defamation Experience" is an interactive diversity program where the audience acts as the jury and engages in civil discourse that challenges preconceived notions.

UK Alumni Association Hosts Champions Classic Pregame Event

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:30
UK basketball fans can enjoy a pregame celebration at Chicago's Kaiser Tiger before UK meets Kansas on the court Tuesday night.

UK's Annual Tobacco-Free Tailgate set for Nov. 16

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:00
The UK Tobacco-free Campus Committee, Tobacco Free Take Action (TFTA), University Health Service and the Student Health Advisory Council will celebrate UK's success at the Tobacco-Free Tailgate from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 16 on the Rose Street walkway.