Campus News

Lexington Teacher, UK Grad to Compete in 'Jeopardy!' Teachers Tournament

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 08:00
Claire Bishop, a UK graduate, is one of 15 upcoming competitors on the long-running TV quiz show. The "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament starts airing tonight (May 7) on CBS.

Watch Live as UK Celebrates the Class of 2018

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky will honor its newest alumni today and Sunday at what will be the largest commencement in UK’s history. Watch live here as over 3,500 graduates participate in Friday and Sunday's ceremonies.

UK Commute Club: Enhancing Alternative Transportation Options

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 08:00
UK Transportation Services is expanding the ways it supports UK students and employees who choose to opt out of purchasing a parking permit.

Art Plays Role in Building Community in New Gatton Student Center

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:00
To find out more about the artwork chosen for the Gatton Student Center, we caught up with Stuart Horodner, director of the UK Art Museum.

Student Center to Feature Dinkle-Mas Suite for LGBTQ* Resources

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 08:00
Space in UK's new Gatton Student Center has been dedicated for an expanded home for the Office of LGBTQ* Resources that will serve the entire campus community.

New UK Bookstore is the Social Hub of Campus

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:00
UK is excited to announce the grand opening of the new UK Bookstore located in the Student Center.

A UK Hero for Generations to Come

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 16:00
Carol Martin "Bill" Gatton's generosity to the University of Kentucky has totaled nearly $60 million, including the lead gift for the UK Student Center's renovation and expansion, which will serve students for years to come.

Benjamin Troupe Named UK’s First Pickering Fellow

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:00
UK December 2017 philosophy graduate Benjamin Troupe, of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, will receive one of only 30 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships. Troupe, the first UK student to be awarded the prestigious honor, will use the fellowship to study at George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs.

Foster Care Journey Inspires UK Professor to Become Voice for Youth

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 07:00
How do you define a hero? When posed that very question Justin "Jay" Miller, assistant professor at the UK College of Social Work, said it boils down to the three C's: character, compassion and commitment.

Serving Up Coffee and Smiles to the UK Community

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 07:00
UK Dining employee Justice Parker serves the UK community with kindness. Her unselfish dedication is what makes her one of the heroes of UK.

Students, Faculty and Staff Honored by UK Disability Resource Center

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:00
The UK Disability Resource Center held its annual awards ceremony recently.

Teens at UK Field Day are Enthusiastic Despite the Weather

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:00
A large group of students was on the UK campus recently to learn more about the many opportunities available in the field of agriculture.

Transportation Services Improves Pedestrian Experience on University Drive

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:00
Transportation Services and the Pedestrian Advisory Committee recently funded the addition of lighting along University Drive.

UK Office of Technology Commercialization to Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day With Open House

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:00
The open house will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in A141 of the ASTeCC building. The campus community is invited to drop in and learn more about the OTC and UK’s women innovators.

Everett McCorvey to be Honored at UK Libraries Spring Gala

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:00
The 2018 UK Libraries Spring Gala will recognize this year's recipient of the UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement, Director of UK Opera Theatre Everett McCorvey. Tickets for the gala, presented by the UK Libraries National Advisory Board on May 8, are now available.

Honoring Outstanding Teaching and Inclusive Excellence

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 08:00
UK recently recognized the 2018 Outstanding Teaching Awards and Inclusive Excellence Awards recipients.

UK Athletics Shines on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:00
UK placed a total of 68 student-athletes on the recently announced Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

The Courageous, the Determined, the Inspiring: Heroes of UK

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:00
In the real world, heroes aren’t created by gamma ray experiments gone wrong, or specially engineered super-suits, or radioactive spider bites. Over the next two weeks, we'll be sharing just a few of the many stories of heroism, courage, determination and perseverance from UK students and faculty -- and one very clever dog.

Candidates for Dean of Gatton College of Business and Economics to Visit Campus Throughout April, May

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:00
The search committee has selected four finalists, each of whom will visit the UK campus to participate in open forums and meet with constituent groups in the UK community. Names and curricula vitae for these individuals will be posted on the search webpage 24 business hours in advance of their forums.

UK Extension Works to Get Kids Ready for Kindergarten

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:00
UK Cooperative Extension is playing a positive role in getting children prepared for kindergarten in Carter County.