Campus News

VIDEO: '5 Questions With … UK Libraries' Dean Terry Birdwhistell'

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 08:30
UK Libraries Dean Terry Birdwhistell's love for the university and the work its library system does is undeniable. Considered the school's longtime historian, he has also been instrumental in chronicling the UK story.

Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia Visits UK

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
The consul general of the Republic of Indonesia, Rosmalawati Chalid, will visit the University of Kentucky March 5-6 to meet with university leadership and to visit the Indonesian community of UK and Lexington.

UK Launches Third CATS Survey, Continues to Address Campus Safety Issues

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
All UK students (undergraduate, graduate and professional) may access CATS through their myUK portal and should complete the 15-25 minute confidential survey before their class registration window opens. 

SEC Tournament Pregame Pep Rally Set in Nashville

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:00
The UK cheerleaders, Dance Team and UK Band will be among other performers getting fans ready for the SEC Tournament at the pep rally March 10.

Parking and Transportation Services Offers Option to Pay Citations With Donations

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 09:00
Parking and Transportation Services is offering its customers an alternative way to pay for parking citations. From Feb. 27 until March 10, PTS will accept nonperishable food items and personal care items in exchange for waiving one regular citation of $25. All donations will go to the Big Blue Pantry — an on-campus resource that serves UK students who are experiencing food insecurity or hunger.

Nominations Being Taken for Clements Award for High School History/Civics Teachers

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:00
The National Archives and UK's Wendell  H. Ford Public Policy Research Center are now taking self-nominations for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers. The submission deadline is Friday, March 31.

UK Increases All-in-One Recycling by 8 Percent in 2016

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00
The single-stream program recycled 741 tons (1,482,000 pounds), compared to 688 tons in 2015. To build off this success, the UK Recycling Office is encouraging UK community members to recycle more than ever through Recyclemania, a national recycling competition among college and university recycling programs.

Career Center Offers Nonprofit, Government Networking Event for Students, Alumni

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 09:00
Representatives of over 50 agencies are looking for UK students and alumni seeking practicum, internship, shadowing or employment opportunities.

DanceBlue's Commitment to a Cure Is Changing the Commonwealth

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 08:30
The success of this past weekend's DanceBlue means that to date, UK's largest student-run philanthropy has raised more than $11,616,829.58 "For The Kids." How do those funds directly impact children from across the Commonwealth who are battling cancer? Click to discover how DanceBlue is transforming pediatric cancer care in our state.

Preferred Candidate for Vice President of Institutional Diversity Announced, Forums Planned

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
A broad-based search committee and President Eli Capilouto have agreed to present Sonja Feist-Price as the preferred candidate for vice president of institutional diversity. Feist-Price will participate in two campus forums Thursday, March 2.

Members of Campus Community Honored at Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Awards Ceremony

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
Three members of the UK community were honored at the fourth annual Nu Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Awards Ceremony.

Office of LGBTQ* Resources to Host Events to Provide Support for LGBTQ* Community

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
The Office of LGBTQ* Resources — in partnership with the Martin Luther King Center and Student and Academic Life’s Late Night Film Series — will host two important LGBTQ* conversations Wednesday, March 1. The events are being held in an effort to engage, inform and provide access to resources for support.

UK's 2017 DanceBlue Raises Nearly $1.8 Million for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:45
Dancers and families celebrate as DanceBlue reveals the 2017 fundraising amount.

WUKY's 'UK Perspectives' Examines US-Russia Relations With Associate Professor Gregg Hall

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 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.

Lexmark’s Brad Fruth Wins 2017 Supply Chain Innovation Award

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:00
One of the highlights of the annual Supply Chain Forum hosted by UK's Gatton College is the presentation of the Supply Chain Innovation Award.

Feast on Equality Raises More Than $37,000 for LGBTQ* Resources

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:00
The Office of LGBTQ* Resources hosted its inaugural Feast on Equality dinner in December. Through the event, more than $37,000 was raised to help fund scholarships, internships, grants and programming.

Sarah Bennett Holmes Award Nominees Announced

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:00
Eleven faculty members and six staff members have been nominated for the 2017 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award. Registration is underway for the March 23 luncheon where the faculty and staff winners will be announced.

Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives Opens Additional Location in the Gillis Building

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:15
The Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives will celebrate the grand opening of their new additional location in the Gillis Building tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 23 from 2-4 p.m.

Gatton College to Host Professional MBA Open House on March 2

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
UK's Gatton College will hold an Open House on March 2 showcasing its professional MBA options.

UK Phi Kappa Phi Info Session on Fellowships is Feb. 23

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:00
The UK chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is hosting an information session about fellowship and scholarship award opportunities on Thursday, Feb. 23.