Campus News

Kentucky Gender and Women’s Studies Conference to Feature Prominent Speakers

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 08:00
Andrea Jenkins, who made history last November as the first openly transgender black woman elected to public office in the U.S, will join Garth Greenwell, a native Kentuckian and author of "What Belongs to You," as keynote speakers at the second annual Kentucky Gender and Women’s Studies Conference.

Campus and Fire Safety Highlighted Through Month of September

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 08:00
Among the activities are a "safety selfie" giveaway drawing each Friday of the month and two Campus and Fire Safety Fairs Sept. 13 and 27, featuring live fire demonstrations.

Reporter at Kennedy Assassination, LBJ Oath Sid Davis to Speak Today

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 08:00
Journalist Sid Davis, who covered nine presidents during his time as White House correspondent, will be the featured speaker of first Earle C. Clements Lecture-Symposium 4:30 p.m. today, at William T. Young Library.

$200,000 Available Again for Campus Sustainability Projects

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 08:00
UK students, faculty and staff once again have the opportunity to create and implement sustainability-driven projects through the Sustainability Challenge Grant Program. The program is funding projects this year with $200,000 available to interdisciplinary teams.

Reminder: Move Vehicles From Kroger Field Lots for Football Game

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00
Any student or employee who parks in the Kroger Field lots and Sports Center Garage/Drive must move their vehicles before 7 a.m. on home football game days.

Labor Day Holiday Affects Campus Bus Routes, Some Parking

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:00
The Blue, White, Green Connector, Orange and Pink Routes of the campus bus service will not operate on Labor Day. Also, the Gatton Student Center visitor parking lot will be closed to the general public today through the Sept. 3 holiday.

Commute Club Application Deadline is Friday, Aug. 31

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:00
In an effort to reduce parking demand and traffic congestion and support sustainable alternatives, Commute Club involves making a one-year, car-free commitment with other benefits.

UK Partners With Habitat, PNC on Big Blue Build for Lexington Family

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:00
UK is working with PNC Bank and Lexington Habitat for Humanity to make Lexington native Antoinette Screetch's dream of home ownership a reality for her and her four children.

UK Celebrates New Gatton Student Center

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 07:00
This article highlights all the aspects of the new student center.

UK Football Game Day: Important Info for 2018 Season

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 08:00
Here is a guide to what you need to know when you head to Kroger Field for the opening football game this Saturday.

Three-term U.S. Senator, Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Bradley to Deliver Wendell Ford Lecture at UK Oct. 16

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 08:00
Three-term U.S. Sen. and Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Bradley will deliver the Wendell Ford Lecture on campus this fall.

Few Spots Remain for Gatton 'CBA' Registration, Program Offers Time-friendly Opportunity to Enhance Your Career

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 08:00
There's still time to sign up for Gatton College's Certificate in Business Administration program this fall.

PNC Bank Opens Branch in Gatton Student Center

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 08:00
Serving UK students and employees, the 645-square-foot branch is staffed with two full-time consultants to assist customers with completing transactions. 

Memorial Hall Visitors 'Witness' New Perspective on Kentucky History

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 07:00
As students, faculty, staff and visitors enter Memorial Hall this fall it is highly likely their eyes will be drawn upward to a new creation in the dome at the building’s entry. Karyn Olivier's gold-leafed artwork, which features African-American and Native American images, hopes to shine new light on many misrepresented Kentuckians from the state’s history.

UK 'Passport to the World' Program to Explore Migration

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:00
The UK College of Arts and Sciences is entering the eighth year of its Passport to the World initiative, a yearlong exploration of the culture and history of different areas of the world and interdisciplinary topics. This year's program will explore how migration has shaped societies across the globe. A kick off will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the atrium of the Don and Cathy Jacobs Science building with free food, T-shirts and giveaways.

UK’s Bicycle Friendly University Status Goes Gold

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:00
UK has obtained gold status for being bicycle-friendly.

From Harvard to Harlan: Couple Believes Eastern Kentucky’s Economic Future is Bright

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 07:00
Sky and Geoff Marietta are working hard to help turn the dream of a stronger economy for Eastern Kentucky into reality.

New Parking Spaces Added to Scott Street Parking Lot

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 08:00
Demolition of the old Scott Street Building made way for 27 additional parking spaces in the lot that serves intermediate employee and student commuter permit holders.

VIDEO: President Capilouto, Wildcat Family Share Back-to-School Advice

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 07:00
Whether beginning your freshman year as a Wildcat, entering graduate or professional school, or starting another academic year as a faculty or staff member, the first day of classes at UK is exciting. President Eli Capilouto, who's beginning his eighth academic year at UK, along with other members of the UK family have some advice to help all Wildcats make the most out their UK experience.

How UK Spent the Summer: Helping Visually Impaired Preschoolers

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 08:00
College of Education students helped with the Visually Impaired Preschool Services Central Kentucky Summer Enrichment Camps.