Campus News

'UK at the Half' Features Vice President for Institutional Diversity

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:00
"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and features the people, programs, research, health care and service that combine to make UK the university for Kentucky.

Join UK's Tobacco-Free Ambassadors for Kick It, Kentucky! Week

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:30
The University of Kentucky's tobacco-free ambassadors are teaming up with American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and over 20 other leading health organizations to celebrate the first-ever Kick It, Kentucky! week. From Sept. 25 to 30 the organization will focus on highlighting the impact of tobacco use on the state of Kentucky and promote strategies and resources available to kick the habit.

Tom Riddle Named 2017 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:00
UK Ag Equine Programs recently paid tribute to a man who has done so much to benefit equine research and education.

UK Dining Inspires Youth to Lead Healthier Lifestyles

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 08:00
Members of the UK Dining team partnered with Julius Mark Elementary School for a healthy snack demonstration and distribution of snack kits.

UK Alumnus on a Mission at SpaceX

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 07:30
The mission to land on Mars is getting an extra boost from a University of Kentucky graduate. Discover how Jake Ingram's new position at SpaceX could open up new frontiers and how his UK experience helped him land this dream job!

UK Community to Observe Thank-A-Donor Day Sept. 26 in Recognition of Charitable Support

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 12:15
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, the university community will be invited to sign a large, mounted banner thanking donors for their generosity as UK Philanthropy sponsors its annual Thank-A-Donor Day at Wildcat Alumni Plaza.

UK Taking Nominations for 2018 'Top Innovator' Supply Chain Award

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:00
Entries are now being accepted by UK for the 2018 Commonwealth Supply Chain Innovation Award.

Big Blue Madness Ticket Distribution to Impact North Campus Parking Sept. 27-29

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:00
As ticket distribution for the 2017 Big Blue Madness event approaches, Transportation Services is advising the campus community of the parking impact to the Memorial Coliseum area associated with the Madness campout.

2017 UK Athletics Hall of Fame Class Inducted This Weekend

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:00
The six newest members of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame will be officially inducted this weekend.

Courtney Love Named to 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:00
UK football linebacker Courtney Love has earned a very special honor for his work away from the field.

Justice Gorsuch Offers Advice to UK Law Students in Campus Visit

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:00
In a campus visit Thursday evening, the Hon. Neil M. Gorsuch, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, offered a few pointers to UK College of Law students and judges, lawyers and clerks from across Kentucky.

University Health Service Announces Flu Shot Clinics for Students and Campus Employees

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:45
University Health Service will provide several opportunities for students and campus employees to receive the flu vaccine to help protect themselves from flu.

UK Food Access Survey Going On Now Thru Nov. 19

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:00
UK students are encouraged to participate in an important campus survey going on from now through Nov. 19.

All-Way Pedestrian Crosswalk Debuts at Prall Street

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:00
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, in partnership with UK’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 7, recently completed the implementation of Lexington’s first all-way pedestrian crosswalk — also known as a  pedestrian scramble — at the intersection of Prall Street and South Limestone. The crosswalk is the first of its kind in Lexington.

Gatton Hosts Financial Seminar to Prepare Students for Workforce

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:00
Getting UK students ready for the real world of finance, banking, and business development is what an upcoming seminar at the Gatton College is all about.

Comment on IT Strategic Plan Being Taken Until Oct. 2

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:00
The draft plan is designed to enable UK to continue in the creative use, application and provisioning of IT in support of the university’s strategic plan.     

UK Recognized as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:00
The University of Kentucky has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity as one of 15 Diversity Champion colleges and universities across the nation. Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs and at the highest administrative levels.

Behind the Blue: Economic Perspectives With Ken Troske

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:00
Ken Troske joins us this week on "Behind the Blue" to discuss current trends in American economics, the impact of government collapses like the ones currently happening in Venezuela and Yemen, how countries fall into and climb out of those types of “death spirals,” and more.

'UK at the Half' Looks at UK Enrollment

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:00
"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and features the people, programs, research, health care and service that combine to make UK the university for Kentucky.

Officer Andy Eilertson and Officer Holly Williams are UK Police Department's First LGBTQ* Liaisons

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:00
Safety and security are at the forefront of the mission of the University of Kentucky Police Department, but so is building trust among its community members. Furthering UK’s commitment to create a community of belonging for everyone on campus, UK Police Chief Joe Monroe has created a liaison position dedicated to fostering relationships within the LGBTQ* community.

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