Campus News

First Lewis Honors Dean Named

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 16:15
UK Provost Tim Tracy has announced that Christian Brady, who led the Honors College at Penn State for 10 years, will become the first permanent dean of UK's Lewis Honors College.

UK, Transy Bring Students to Lexington From Around the Nation for Annual Congress on Compromise

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:00
UK's Martin School partnered with Transylvania University recently to bring students from around the nation to Lexington to learn about working together to reach solutions to problems.

UK Extension Garden Connects People to Nutritious Food

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:00
UK Extension is showing folks how to use low-cost methods to improve their health through gardening.

UK Alert: All Clear Given After Gas Leak Capped

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 17:00
Gas leak reported at 751 Press Avenue. Avoid area.

Head of Duke University’s Practice Plans Selected as UK’s Next EVPHA

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 13:00
The leader of one of the country’s largest and most renowned academic physician practice plans will be UK’s new Executive Vice President for Health Affairs.

Explore the Life and Times of Gatewood — 'The Last Free Man in America'

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 07:30
A current University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center exhibit, “Gatewood Galbraith: The Last Free Man in America,” explores the life and work of a Kentucky icon whose outsized life had an impact not only on the state, but also the country. The free public exhibit is on display through July 28, in the M.I. King Library Building.

Enjoy Summer Prices at Boone Center

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 08:00
UK enjoys summertime on the Boone Center Terrace.

UK Doctoral Student Selected to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 08:00
A UK student currently pursuing his doctoral degree from the Gatton College of Business and Economics has earned the opportunity to meet with Nobel Laureates from around the world next month.

VIDEO: How Sue Roberts Views UK's Role in the World

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 07:30
What makes the University of Kentucky a desirable place to work, study and teach for students and scholars from around the world? That's a question Associate Provost for Internationalization Sue Roberts relishes in answering. Watch what she tells people across the globe about our campus and why she has to also dispel a certain myth surrounding fried chicken in almost every country she visits!

UK Sets School Record With 10th-Place Directors’ Cup Finish

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 07:30
The 2016-17 school year proved to be a record-setting year for University of Kentucky Athletics.

Annual Farm-City Field Day is July 6 in Franklin County

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:00
The vital connection between farms and cities will be celebrated on July 6 in Franklin County with the annual Farm-City Field Day.

Following Global Cyberattacks, ITS Staff Encourage Proactive Measures

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:00
UK Information Technology Services and UK HeathCare IT want to ensure all UK students, faculty and staff understand the significance of these events and are knowledgeable about proactive measures.

LGBTQ* Resources Informs of Care for Patients With Diverse Gender Identities and Sexual Orientations

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:00
Today, Friday, June 30, the Office of LGBTQ* Resources will have an information table in Chandler Hospital informing the campus of clinical resources related to providing high quality care for patients with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations.

Magic of Handcrafting Musical Instruments Still Thrives in Appalachia

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 07:30
Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth, a UK doctoral student of cultural anthropology who also teaches in the UK Appalachian Studies Program, has discovered the enchanted creative process of crafting musical instruments by hand — from Appalachian hillside to wood mill to curing shed to workshop to musician. His Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant is allowing him the summer to immerse himself in the historical creative process of making musical instruments by hand.

UK Hosting Symposium Focused on Promoting STEM Careers, Science Communication

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:00
The ability to communicate scientific work to a broad audience is imperative for those seeking a STEM career. To help develop those skills -- and design and implement a STEM career path -- UK is hosting a symposium Sept. 29-30 for students and professionals interested in these fields.

Television Service Potentially Impacted July 11

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:00
In rare cases (e.g., where a TV has been plugged directly into a coaxial wall plate without a cable box), TV signal will be lost effective July 11. 

Parking Changes Take Effect Saturday

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:00
Effective Saturday, July 1, University of Kentucky Transportation Services will implement the expanded tiered parking areas.

Fourth of July Fireworks Will Impact UK Campus

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 08:00
UK, in cooperation with the Downtown Lexington Corporation and the City of Lexington, wants to remind the campus community and surrounding neighborhoods of the impacts of the Fourth of July fireworks display.

No Campus Bus Service on July Fourth

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:00
In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, University of Kentucky Transportation Services will not operate bus service on Tuesday, July 4.

UK HDI Updates 'Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis' Book

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 08:00
The nationally recommended book for new and expectant parents learning about Down syndrome has been recently updated with unprecedented collaboration from leading experts across the nation.