Campus News

Legal Scholar Named Next Gaines Center Director

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:00
If approved by the UK Board of Trustees, the William L. Matthews Jr. Professor of Law and former director of UK’s African American and Africana Studies Program, Melynda J. Price, will take over the directorship and the position of John R. Gaines Endowed Chair in the Humanities.

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Nicole Chung to Headline Women Writers Event

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:00
Nicole Chung, author of the award-winning memoir “All You Can Ever Know,” will give the keynote speech at the 2019 Kentucky Women Writers Conference, scheduled for Sept. 19-22.

From the Inside Out: Transforming UK's College of Design

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 08:00
On this Campus Walk, Dean Mitzi Vernon shows us her vision for the future home of the UK College of Design and shares how even the project itself is a learning opportunity for her students.

UK Forestry, Natural Resources Takes to Airwaves and Cyberspace

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:00
You can now find UK Forestry and Natural Resources advice and information on the radio or via podcasts.

Help UK Beat Hundreds of Universities With RecycleMania

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:00
UK is competing against hundreds of universities in RecycleMania, a national recycling competition among college and university recycling programs.

Trash Compactor Installation to Impact Parking

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:00
Trash compactor installation is expected to begin next week in the vicinity of the Terrell Civil Engineering Building and the Mineral Industries Building, located off Graham Avenue. The construction project will impact employee parking in this area. 

UK Center Releases Report on Kentucky’s Economy

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:00
The UK Center for Business and Economic Research released its annual report on the Kentucky economy today.

Honoring Firsts: Jim Green was the First African-American Student-Athlete to Graduate from UK

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:00
Jim Green blazed a courageous path of opportunity for so many who followed him.

66-year-old Graduate Breaks the Norms to Receive his Degree

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:00
Bob FitzSimmonds returned to the classroom to receive his Master of Science in library science using the Donovan Fellowship.

Successfully Bridging the Diversity Gap in Computer Science

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 08:00
When it comes to making decisions about a community that is extensive and expansive, having valuable input is critical. That's why, diversity is an important trend being talked about in tech. Corey Baker, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, is going beyond the conversation.

UK Faculty, Staff and Preservice Teachers Help Lead Future Educators

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:00
Faculty, staff and preservice teachers from the UK College of Education hosted many Fayette County high school students at the UK Gatton Student Center for the Education Rising conference.

WUKY and Sponsors Hit Goal in Two-for-one Fundraiser

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:00
For each donation made to WUKY during its December 2018 fundraiser, a group of sponsors donated money to God's Pantry Food Bank to fill a backpack with food for a child in need. The campaign successfully reached the goal of 2,500 backpacks.

Extension Homemakers Helping the Homeless With Ongoing Project

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:00
A special kind of help is being offered to homeless people thanks to the efforts of Extension Homemakers.

UK's Valerie Still Named to WBB Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 09:00
Legendary UK basketball star Valerie Still will enter the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame this June.

Gatton’s Ken Troske Helps Craft Milestone Federal Legislation

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 09:00
A Gatton College economist played an important role in putting together a new federal law on evidence-based policymaking.

'Behind the Blue': Buzz Burnam Still Going Strong at UK

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 09:00
Emmett “Buzz” Burnam shares his UK experience over the last 50 years on this week's edition of "Behind the Blue."

Nominations Sought for UK Inclusive Excellence Recognition Award

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 09:00
The Office for Institutional Diversity and the Office for Faculty Advancement are now accepting nominations for the UK Inclusive Excellence Recognition Award. The deadline to submit nomination packets and recommendations is March 8.

UK Kicks Off Yearlong Commemoration of 70 Years of Integration

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 15:00
Seventy years ago, Lyman T. Johnson became the first African-American student at the University of Kentucky. With courage and dogged determination, he opened this heavy door and inscribed in our history a profound idea: the bold but graceful declaration that anyone — regardless of who they are, the color of their skin, what they believe, how they identify themselves, or where they are from — can find a place at the University of Kentucky.

UK Kicks Off Year-long Commemoration of 70 Years of Integration

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 15:00
Seventy years ago, Lyman T. Johnson became the first African-American student at the University of Kentucky. With courage and dogged determination, he opened this heavy door and inscribed in our history a profound idea: the bold but graceful declaration that anyone — regardless of who they are, the color of their skin, what they believe, how they identify themselves, or where they are from — can find a place at the University of Kentucky.

Winter Bike to Campus Day Set for Feb. 6

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:00
Transportation Services is hosting its third annual Winter Bike to Campus Day for students, faculty and staff. From 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, stop by tents to celebrate any-weather cycling as an effective and efficient mode of transportation.

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