Campus News

Drilling to Impact Jersey Street Lot

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:00
Beginning the week of Dec. 18, portions of the Jersey Street Lot will be temporarily blocked.

UK Board Makes First Move Toward Demolition of Kirwan-Blanding Complex

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:30
The UK Board of Trustees today approved making the former residence hall complex surplus property -- the first step in ultimately tearing down the 50-year-old buildings.

UK Board Approves Historic Land Swap

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:15
The UK Board of Trustees today said yes to a proposal having UK convey 250 acres to the city of Lexington for business development in exchange for control of several streets around campus. The city is expected to consider the proposal in January.

Why Are Blue Lights Dotting the Night Sky at UK This Week?

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:00
In honor of all students who are receiving their degrees in December Commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 15, UK is adding special blue lighting to buildings this week.

UK Faculty, Staff Support DanceBlue Through Mini-Marathon

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:00
In preparation for DanceBlue 2018, UK staff and faculty are invited to contribute through the third annual Staff and Faculty DanceBlue Mini-Marathon.

New UPK Book Highlights Popular Creamy Kentucky Appetizer With a Kick

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:00
With December graduation ceremonies and holidays to celebrate, it is not unlikely beer cheese will grace many a table at receptions and parties around the Commonwealth. To learn more about this beloved Kentucky tradition, check out “The Beer Cheese Book” by food writer Garin Pirnia and published by University Press of Kentucky.

Driving Sustainability With UK Faculty, Staff and Students

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:00
Six teams will begin sustainability projects on and off campus next semester after winning 2018 Sustainability Challenge Grants.

2017 'Stand Up for Your Startup' is a Success

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:00
Budding entrepreneurs continued to gain experience and momentum during Lexington's recent Global Entrepreneurship Week.

UK Alumna Ashley Judd Among 'The Silence Breakers' Named Time's Person of the Year

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:00
UK graduate Ashley Judd is among the “silence breakers” that have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for shining a spotlight on sexual misconduct in America.

NCAA Volleyball Championships to Impact North Campus Parking Dec. 7-8

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:00
The 2017 NCAA Women's Volleyball Regional Semifinals and Regional Final will be held at Memorial Coliseum Friday and Saturday. As a result, some campus parking lots will be unavailable.

BLOG/Our Resolve: Creating a Community of Belonging

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:00
UK Vice President for Institutional Diversity Sonja Feist-Price discusses how the UK family can help create a more inclusive campus community

UK Volleyball Hosts NCAA Sweet 16

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:00
The UK Volleyball team hosts three other schools as part of the NCAA Sweet 16 this Friday and Saturday, in Memorial Coliseum.

UK Presents Campus Forums for Provost Finalists

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:00
The campus community will have the opportunity to engage with the two finalists for UK’s next provost at forums Thursday, Dec. 8, and Friday, Dec. 9.

Kyle Macy, Nunn Center Team Up to Share UK Basketball Legends’ Stories Online

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:30
As part of the UK Men's Basketball Oral History Project, fans can now hear the memories of legendary UK basketball players from the source themselves and get insight on what the athletes were thinking in those big games or after those amazing buzzer beater shots. Working with 1978 NCAA champion and All-America Kyle Macy, the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History has made available online more than 20 long-form interviews with such Wildcat stars as Louie Dampier, Dan Issel, Kevin Grevey, Kenny Walker, Sam Bowie and Tony Delk.

UK WalkSafe Offers Winter Weather Safety Tips

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:00
As winter weather nears, UK students, faculty and staff have resources available to help safely navigate campus.

UK’s Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Welcomes 50 New Inductees

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:00
The UK chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recently inducted 50 new members.

Gatton College Class Celebrates 'Economics of Altruism' on Dec. 5

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:00
A semester-long class project by Gatton College economics students will payoff to the tune of $10,000 for a local nonprofit tomorrow.

Ashley Judd to Deliver Rosenstein Lecture at UK Today

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 09:00
Hosted by the College of Social Work in partnership this year with the College of Arts and Sciences, the lecture is named for Lexington social worker and social justice advocate Irma Sarett Rosenstein.

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.