Campus News

UK Veterans Resource Center Formally Dedicated

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:00
A crowd gathered in front of Erikson Hall to celebrate the dedication of the VRC, which is located in the lower level of the building. The VRC serves more than 1,000 military affiliated students attending UK and Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

VIDEO: 'Campus Walk' With UK's Sonja Feist-Price

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:30
In the latest episode of our "Campus Walks" video series, UKNow talks to Sonja Feist-Price, University of Kentucky vice president for Institutional Diversity. See why she places such great value on earning a college degree, thanks to her own experience as a first-generation high school graduate. Also learn how she hopes to inspire and support all members of the UK community as they work to teach, serve and discover.

UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Goes Mobile to Educate Kentuckians

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:00
UK's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is demonstrating that the old-fashioned "show and tell" still works wonders with young students.

Wales' University of Year Named UK's Newest Student Exchange Partner

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:00
UK Education Abroad and Exchanges adds a new university to its student exchange partnership agreements with Swansea University, located in the seacoast city of Swansea, Wales.

UK Expands D.C. Internship Opportunities, Focuses on Experiential Learning, Affordability, Course Completion

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:00
The new program, which allows Washington, D.C. internships during the academic year, launches with the spring 2018 semester, and applications for internships are being accepted now.

UK Libraries Makes Jewish Federation of Bluegrass Collection Available to the Public

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:00
UK Special Collections Research Center recently organized, inventoried and made available the records of the Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass. Access to this collection will contribute to new scholarship and public understanding about the Jewish community in Lexington and Central Kentucky, an area that is underrepresented in the holdings of many Kentucky cultural heritage institutions.

Stanford University’s Rauh Coming to UK to Discuss Pension Issues

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:00
The Gatton College's Schnatter Institute is bringing a recognized expert on pension systems to the UK campus Oct. 18.

Time for UK Alumni to Come Home

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:30
This year's Homecoming theme is "Superheroes: Not all Wildcats wear capes." Several Homecoming events will take place this week leading up to the big game against Missouri at Kroger Field Saturday, Oct. 7.

First Impressions Leaves Good Impression With Participating Communities

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:00
An innovative program offered through UK is opening up new insights into communities across the state.

Fall is Here and as Greens Fade, Reds and Yellows Pop

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:00
Fall is a beautiful time of the year in Kentucky and a UK extension forester helps us understand how and why so many trees change colors.

Notable Kentucky African Americans Database Undergoes Upgrade

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 08:00
In celebration of 14 years of service via the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, UK Libraries has launched an upgraded version of the database’s online platform this month. 

UK Water Week 2017 Overflows With Events Oct. 7-13

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:00
Water Week 2017 at the University of Kentucky focuses on an essential resource.

Fund Your Student Program With Office for Institutional Diversity Inclusive Excellence Grant

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky Office for Institutional Diversity last year began offering Inclusive Excellence Student Program grants. The office is now accepting proposals for the fourth round of grant funding.

'UK at the Half' Features Vice President for Institutional Diversity

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:00
"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.

Join UK's Tobacco-Free Ambassadors for Kick It, Kentucky! Week

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:30
The University of Kentucky's tobacco-free ambassadors are teaming up with American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and over 20 other leading health organizations to celebrate the first-ever Kick It, Kentucky! week. From Sept. 25 to 30 the organization will focus on highlighting the impact of tobacco use on the state of Kentucky and promote strategies and resources available to kick the habit.

Tom Riddle Named 2017 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:00
UK Ag Equine Programs recently paid tribute to a man who has done so much to benefit equine research and education.

UK Dining Inspires Youth to Lead Healthier Lifestyles

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 08:00
Members of the UK Dining team partnered with Julius Mark Elementary School for a healthy snack demonstration and distribution of snack kits.

UK Alumnus on a Mission at SpaceX

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 07:30
The mission to land on Mars is getting an extra boost from a University of Kentucky graduate. Discover how Jake Ingram's new position at SpaceX could open up new frontiers and how his UK experience helped him land this dream job!

UK Community to Observe Thank-A-Donor Day Sept. 26 in Recognition of Charitable Support

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:15
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, the university community will be invited to sign a large, mounted banner thanking donors for their generosity as UK Philanthropy sponsors its annual Thank-A-Donor Day at Wildcat Alumni Plaza.

UK Taking Nominations for 2018 'Top Innovator' Supply Chain Award

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:00
Entries are now being accepted by UK for the 2018 Commonwealth Supply Chain Innovation Award.

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