Campus News

May 2017 Commencement Schedule Announced

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 22:45
UK has seen dramatic increases in the number of graduates and families and friends attending Commencement ceremonies. To accommodate these rising numbers and to provide a better experience, in 2017 the university is moving from three ceremonies to four ceremonies.

Office for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Effectiveness Accepting Nominations for Inclusive Excellence Award

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 09:00
The Office for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Effectiveness is seeking nominations for the University of Kentucky Inclusive Excellence Award. This award recognizes individuals and academic or professional units that are committed to diversity and inclusion through campus and community involvement and leadership.

Brown Named Chair, Banahan Named Vice Chair of UK Gluck Equine Research Foundation

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 09:00
The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation elected a new board chair and vice chair at its recent meeting.

Entries for Storytelling Award Due March 3

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 09:00
Two awards are given: one recognizes a UK student journalist and the other a professional journalist working in Kentucky. The winners will be recognized at the annual Creason Lecture and will receive a cash award. 

Last Call for UK Honor Flight Applications

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 09:00
On Saturday, May 20, the University of Kentucky will become the first university in the country to sponsor an Honor Flight. Seats for the the Honor Flight are still available for veterans and guardians, but applications will come to a close at midnight, this Sunday.

Information Technology Services Kicks Off Strategic Planning Efforts

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 09:00
Five strategic planning task forces, with over 100 representatives from faculty, staff and university leadership, will recommend initiatives to shape the future of IT at the university. ITS will also engage students during the planning process through focus groups.

UK Hosts First Forum for Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life Candidate

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 14:15
The first of four candidates for the Associate Provost for Student and Academic Life (SAL) position at the University of Kentucky will attend an open forum from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the William T. Young Library auditorium. 

Halcomb Receives UK Wheat Science Group Service Award

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 09:00
Logan County's Don Halcomb is the first-ever recipient of a statewide award from the UK Wheat Science Group.

Winter Bike to Campus Day Celebrates Cyclists

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 09:00
For many students, faculty and staff, cold weather doesn't mean the end of getting to, from and around campus on two wheels. Wednesday, Feb. 8, PTS will celebrate the first Winter Bike to Campus Day on the Funkhouser Lawn.

Behind the Blue: Terry Birdwhistell

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 09:00
On this episode of "Behind the Blue," we hear from Dean of UK Libraries Terry Birdwhistell, the univeristy's popular longtime historian.

Talking Healthy Relationships on WUKY's 'UK Perspectives'

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 09:00
"UK Perspectives" airs at 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. each Friday on WUKY 91.3, UK's NPR station.

Historian Gerald Smith Shares Favorite Tales From 'The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia'

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 09:00
Black History Month means many things to many people. For UK historian Gerald L. Smith it means, in part, sharing the stories of African Americans who helped make Kentucky great.